Monthly Archives: January 2017

Student Painting Contest 2016

For the second year in a row, the Marianna V. Vardinoyannis Foundation organized an event in honour of the students who distinguished themselves in the 2016 Painting Competition sponsored by the Children’s Gallery of Greece, whose theme was “Christmas.”

On 22 January 2017, 49 young artists participated in the event which took place at the NJV ATHENS PLAZA Hotel, all primary school students, along with their parents, many of their teachers, as well as art workshop representatives. They gathered in Athens from various parts of our country, including Thessaloniki, Crete, Euboea, Rhodes, Amphiali, Larissa, Andravida, Paros, Serres, Farsala,

The President’s Action

Acknowledging her social work, UNESCO appointed Mrs. Marianna V. Vardinoyannis as Goodwill Ambassador, in a ceremony held at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, in 1999. Since then, she participates in the Annual Meetings of the Goodwill Ambassadors and in many events and programs organised by UNESCO, contributing to issues of social, humanitarian, educational and cultural value, especially the promotion of peace, the protection of children’s rights, the protection of the world cultural, natural and intangible heritage, education for all and of the dialogue among civilizations. She empowers these actions with activities of her Foundation as well as with her mission as board member in prestigious charitable foundations.