Mary and The White Pea


Book Presentation
Thursday 16th June 2016
Starting @ 7.30 pm

The book ‘Mary and The White Pea’, will be presented by writer and poet, Mr. Tasos Aristotelous in the Greek language. The event will be held under the auspices of the Commissioner for Children’s Rights, Ms. Leda Koursoumba …

During the evening the Author Demetra Socratou will talk for a moment about the book and you’ll enjoy songs by The Children’s Choir of Lympia Community Council, under the direction of maestro Mrs. Stavrina Michala Chapeshi and a short drama performance by Mohammed Awwad of The Plastelini Storytelling Group …

About the book
Mary’s experiences of cancer from age 8 to 15, presented through symbolism, metaphors, fantasy, sensitivity and a little humour, without any references to cancer or any other medical terms. The colourful book is illustrated by Dr. Stella Karageorgi, PhD in Arts, and History of Art. The book launch has been approved by the Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture for distribution in schools.

Copies of the book are also being sent to non-profit organizations supporting children and adult cancer patients. More than 370 copies of the book have already been donated …

Free entrance
Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation in Nicosia, 86 – 90 Phaneromeni Street, Old Nicosia, 1011

Youth Board of Cyprus and Youth Initiatives Project . Lympia Community Council . Plastelini Storytelling Group . ANTAMOSIS,
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