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SUNDAY JUNE 5th, 2022 AT THE GOULANDRIS NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM

The 2nd Student Drawing Competition "Niki Goulandris" titled "A beautiful butterfly" was a huge success. On Sunday, June 5th, 2022, a very modest but particularly warm award ceremony was held in the Museum’s garden. The event took place under the strict observance of all health restrictions, for all present parties. Students travelled from all over Greece to receive their awards from the Deputy Minister of Culture Mr. N. Giatromanolakis! In this year's competition, many more students than last year engaged, observed, took their...

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THE TEMPORARY EXHIBITION “EARTHQUAKE AT THE MUSEUM” IS OPEN AGAIN

The Goulandris Natural History Museum and GENERALI, in collaboration with the National Technical University of Athens, present a unique digital Exhibition on the earthquakes. Its purpose is for visitors to “explore” the earthquake, to learn how they can be protected and familiarized with this natural phenomenon, which is particularly important for our country, as it is characterized by intense seismic activity! Photo: Vasileios Papageorgiou

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THE AWARD EVENT OF THE STUDENT PAINTING COMPETITION “NIKI GOULANDRIS” in June 5th, WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY

On Saturday, June 5, 2021, , World Environment Day, the Award Ceremony of the Panhellenic Painting Competition "Niki Goulandris" with the theme "Greek Wildflowers" took place in the Museum’s garden. During the event that was dedicated to the memory of the co-founder of our Museum late Nikis Goulandris, twelve talented elementary school students were awarded.The winners, from schools of Attica, Thessaloniki, Viotia, Lesvos, Santorini and Lefkada, received their awards from the Minister of Culture and Sports, Mrs. Lina Mendoni.

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e-NATURE: Fresh herbs -We plant Lavender

Fresh herbs 1. Lavender - Lavandula One of the most famous and favorite aromatic plants, is lavender. In Greece, it can be found in every garden and every veranda! Its purple flowers beautify our home, protect our clothes inside closets and their scent calms and relaxes us! Lavender’s secrets · Lavender expels mosquitoes and moths from our closets · Lavender essential oil helps fight stress & insomnia . Lavender drink helps with headaches, stomach aches and insomnia and stress. . Lavender oil helps with redness and burns. …AND HERE...

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e-NATURE: Fruits and vegetables -We plant Cauliflower

Fruits and vegetables Cauliflower One of the most popular vegetables, cauliflower is planted in the summer in order to enjoy it in the winter! We could say that cauliflower is broccoli’s… “cousin”! It can be eaten in many different ways: raw, combined with other vegetables, boiled as a salad with lemon or vinegar dressing, au gratin, in soups, cooked with tomato sauce or even pickled! Lately, it is becoming increasingly popular as pizza crust, instead of dough! It has high nutritional value and plenty of...

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