- YEAR OF GRANT
- CATEGORYARTS & CULTURE
- ORGANIZATION LOCATIONThessaloniki
- GRANT LOCATIONTHESSALONIKI, GREECE
- ORGANIZATION WEBSITEwww.olympicmuseum-thessaloniki.org
The grant supports the provision of a free educational program on the subject of the Olympic Games, as well as specific Olympic sports and the ideals of fair play and tolerance. The program is scheduled to be implemented in schools during the school year 2014-2015, and will include presentations by Olympic Champions, targeting schools in underprivileged areas.
The Thessaloniki Olympic Museum was established in 1998. It is the only Greek Museum of its kind and a founding member of the Olympic Museums Network, under the auspices of the International Olympic Committee. The Museum hosts 25,000 pupils yearly, through its educational programs.