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The Dueling Blades

November 13, 2023/

On the picturesque island of Crete, there lived a young Cretan boy named Nikos. Growing up in a land known for its rich traditions and warrior heritage, Nikos had always admired the craftsmanship of knives and swords. He dreamt of becoming a skilled warrior like the heroes of old, and…

Marathon race

November 13, 2023/

Stavros was in a hurry. He did not want to be late for the interview. And he was a bit worried about the traffic he might come across on the way to the TV channel. He reached the building of the Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation in time. The guard politely asked…

Bagpipes and Celtic celebrations

November 12, 2023/

The day had finally come! The three friends, Yannis, Sofia and Eleni, were going to start the Camino de Santiago, also known as the Way of St. James. According to the legend, it is the path that pilgrims followed to arrive at the city of Santiago, where the relics of …

The Journey of Raki: A Tale of Turkish Delights

November 12, 2023/

Once upon a time in the beautiful land of Turkey, there lived a young man named Ahmet. Ahmet was known for his love of traditional Turkish culture and its exquisite delicacies. One particular drink had always fascinated him: rakı. This anise-flavored alcoholic beverage held a special place in Turkish culture…

Sarma

November 12, 2023/

After moving from Niš to Düsseldorf, where he had already made the decision to change his life completely and go to Germany for a better job opportunity, Marko felt an incredible sense of loneliness just a few weeks later. Since he didn’t know German very well, communication in his IT…

Soutzoukakia

November 12, 2023/

It was Saturday afternoon and we had just finished lunch. We were all sitting in the sitting room talking about my dad’s new job when the phone rang. My sister, Aphrodite, answered the phone. I don’t think she understood who it was, because she quickly asked my mum to come…

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The Shared (Hi)stories project seeks to broaden the minds of secondary students in the EU by encouraging critical thinking and a multi-perspective approach to cultural and historical heritage. Through the exploration of (hi)stories traditionally told from a one-sided national perspective, the project aims to foster a strong sense of EU awareness and citizenship among students while improving their English skills.

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