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27.09.2018 / Announcements


Children with mental disability, together with their parents, create colourful melodies

The saxophone and the piano bring together musicians, children and grown-ups; they all become one big crowd and create shapes and colours while developing their skills and learning the basics of music.

Musical instruments can play yellow, green or purple notes, and make sounds that turn into shapes!

Children with mental disability, together with their parents, become one big crowd for a fourth year running, through the Onassis Foundation workshop “Come along, paint the notes!”

Guided by specialist educators and experienced musicians, we will get to know many different musical instruments and listen to well-known children’s songs and original melodies which we’ll turn into paintings.

Through play, the children develop their language, listening and motor skills, and improve their ability to keep things in order in an environment tailored to their needs, while at the same time understanding basic musical concepts like rhythm, volume, pitch and melodic line.

Eleni Pallé: Visual art therapist
Wanda Panagiotou: Specialist educator
Spyros Souladakis: Pianist
Guido De Flaviis: Saxophone player

Suitable for children with mental disabilities and their parents.

Dates & Hours:

Workshop cycles for 2018
Saturdays 20 & 27 October and 3, 10, 17 & 24 November
Children 5-7 years old: 16:00-18:00
Children 8-11 years old: 18:00-20:00

Workshop cycles for 2019
Saturdays 12, 19 & 26 January and 2, 9, 16 February
Children 5-7 years old: 10:00-12:00
Children 8-11 years old: 12:00-14:00

Admission is free.

Terms and conditions:
Each child to be accompanied by one parent only. In some cases, participation of first-degree relatives such as siblings may be allowed.
The first meeting of each cycle to be attended only by parents who will be accompanying their children to the workshop.
Participation in all meetings of each cycle is mandatory.

Place: Onassis Stegi

Reservation and more info:
T: 210 3713000
Booking required, at
Booking requests will be treated on a first-come first-served basis.
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