Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Xanthi
56.122 inhabitants

Local contact

Department of Planning, Organization and IT
Olga Therapidou
Leonardopoulou 2
++30 2541068003

Participation 2019

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
1. WALKINGS FROM THE BRIDGE OF THE RIVER KOSYNTHOS TO THE HISTORICAL FOLKLORE MUSEUM OF XANTHI
" I'm moving and ... I know the history of the city." During the walks, there is a dialogue about history and every form of art in the human environment. Organization: Historical Folklore Museum of Xanthi – FEX, Time: 10:00
2. CHILDREN'S PAINTING EXHIBITION
Paintings of children from Elementary Schools and Department of People with Disabilities of Xanthi, on the subject : "Bicycle and walking in the city". Organization: Primary Xanthi Schools, Department of People with Disabilities of Xanthi, K.K.P.A.M.TH., Municipality Xanthi, Hours: 10:00-15:00 • Center of Literature and Arts of Xanthi.
3. PRESENTATION OF FIRST AID AND BASIC LIFE SUPPORT (BLS) FOR CITIZENS
Organization: GREEK RED CROSS, Hours: 18:00-19: 00 • At the open theater of the Municipality of Xanthi.
4. TRADITIONAL DANCE PRESENTATION
When I move at a pace then I "dance". Presentation of traditional dances of the department of Cultural Association of F.E.X. Organized by : FEX Traditional Dance Workshop, Hours: 19: 00-20: 00 • At the open theater of the Municipality of Xanthi.
5. SCREENING OF VIDEOS ABOUT URBAN SUSTAINABLE MOBILITY
Screening of videos on urban sustainable mobility. Organization: FEX Cinema Club, Cycling Association PEGASUS, Hours: 20:00-22:30 • At the open theater of the Municipality of Xanthi.
6. 1st AID COVERAGE of the day’s events: GREEK RED CROSS
17 September
1. SPEECHES IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS ON URBAN SYSTANAIBLE MOBILITY, GYMNASTICS AND SPORTS
Visits to Primary Schools of the Municipality by representatives of four associations of our city for information and discussion on the benefits of sustainable urban mobility, fitness and sport., Organization: C.A. PIGASOS, A.C.A. DIOMEDES, A.C.A.R.X. 'XANTHIRUNNERS', E.O.S. XANTHI, Hours: 10:00-13:00
2. WALKINGS FROM THE BRIDGE OF THE RIVER KOSYNTHOS TO THE HISTORICAL FOLKLORE MUSEUM OF XANTHI
" I'm moving and ... I know the history of the city." During the walks, there is a dialogue about history and every form of art in the human environment. Organization: Historical Folklore Museum of Xanthi – FEX, Time: 10:00
3. GRAFFITI ON SUSTAINABLE URBAN MOBILITY
On the walls of the 1st Lyceum of Xanthi and the Department of People with Disabilities of Xanthi.
Organization: 1st High School of Xanthi - Department of People with Disabilities of Xanthi. Hours: 10:00-12: 00
4. CHILDREN'S PAINTING EXHIBITION
Paintings of children from Elementary Schools and Department of people with disabilities of Xanthi, on the subject: "Bicycle and walking in the city". Organization: Primary Xanthi Schools, Department of People with Disabilities of Xanthi, K.K.P.A.M.TH., Municipality Xanthi, Hours: 10:00-15:00 • Center of Literature and Arts of Xanthi.
5. DISTRIBUTION OF LEAFLETS ABOUT EUROPEAN MOBILITY WEEK
By volunteers. Organization: Municipality of Xanthi, C.A. PIGASOS, A.C.A.R.X. 'XANTHIRUNNERS', EOS Xanthi, Hours: 18:00-18:30
6. CONCERT OF THE CENTER FOR THE ELDERLY OF MUNICIPALITY OF ABDIRA
Organized by: K.A.P.H. MUNICIPALITY OF ABDIRA, Hours: 19: 00-19: 30 • At the open theater of the Municipality of Xanthi.
7. CONCERT OF MUSIC SCHOOL 'ANTONIS MOUSADES'
Organized by: 'ANTONIS MOUSADES' Music School., Hours: 19: 30-20: 30 • At the open theater of the Municipality of Xanthi.
8. LINDY HOP SWING DANCE PRESENTATION
When I move at a pace then I "dance". I'm dancing in style, I'm dancing Lindy Hop Swing. Dance presentation by the department of F.E.X., Organization : Workshop dances Lindy Hop Swing , F.E.X.
Hours: 20: 30-21: 00 • At the open theater of the Municipality of Xanthi
9. PRESENTATION OF BASIC LIFE SUPPORT (BLS) AND FIRST CITIZENS AID
Organization : GREEK XANTHI RESCUE TEAM, Hours: 21: 30-22: 30 • At the open theater of the Municipality of Xanthi
10. 1st AID COVERAGE of the day’s events: GREEK RESCUE TEAM
18 September
1. SPEECHES IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS ON URBAN SYSTANAIBLE MOBILITY, GYMNASTICS AND SPORTS
Visits to Primary Schools of the Municipality by representatives of four associations of our city for information and discussion on the benefits of sustainable urban mobility, fitness and sport., Organization: C.A. PIGASOS, A.C.A. DIOMEDES, A.C.A.R.X. 'XANTHIRUNNERS', E.O.S. XANTHI, Hours: 10:00-13:00
2. WALKINGS FROM THE BRIDGE OF THE RIVER KOSYNTHOS TO THE HISTORICAL FOLKLORE MUSEUM OF XANTHI
" I'm moving and ... I know the history of the city." During the walks, there is a dialogue about history and every form of art in the human environment. Organization: Historical Folklore Museum of Xanthi – FEX, Time: 10:00
3. GRAFFITI ON SUSTAINABLE URBAN MOBILITY
On the walls of the 1st Lyceum of Xanthi and the Department of People with Disabilities of Xanthi.
Organization : 1st High School of Xanthi - Department of People with Disabilities of Xanthi. Hours: 10:00-12: 00
4. CHILDREN'S PAINTING EXHIBITION
Paintings of children from Elementary Schools and Department of People with Disabilities of Xanthi, on the subject : "Bicycle and walking in the city". Organization: Primary Xanthi Schools, Department of People with Disabilities of Xanthi, K.K.P.A.M.TH., Municipality Xanthi, Hours: 10:00-15:00 • Center of Literature and Arts of Xanthi.
5. GROUP CYCLING THROUGH THE CITY: Starting and arrival in Central Square, Organization : PS PEGASUS'
Hours: 19: 00-20: 00 • At Indoor Sports Center 'FILIPPOS AMIRIDIS'
6. BASKETBALL GAME IN WHEEL CHAIRS
Basketball with wheel chairs with the participation of Basketball Group of disabled people 'HERODIKOS' and G.A.A. ARION. Organized by : Athletic Club of AMEA 'HERODICOS', G.A.A. ARION.
7. 1st AID COVERAGE of the day’s events: GREEK RED CROSS
19 September
1. SPEECHES IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS ON URBAN SYSTANAIBLE MOBILITY, GYMNASTICS AND SPORTS
Visits to Primary Schools of the Municipality by representatives of four associations of our city for information and discussion on the benefits of sustainable urban mobility, fitness and sport., Organization: C.A. PIGASOS, A.C.A. DIOMEDES, A.C.A.R.X. 'XANTHIRUNNERS', E.O.S. XANTHI, Hours: 10:00-13:00
2. WALKINGS FROM THE BRIDGE OF THE RIVER KOSYNTHOS TO THE HISTORICAL FOLKLORE MUSEUM OF XANTHI
" I'm moving and ... I know the history of the city." During the walks, there is a dialogue about history and every form of art in the human environment. Organization: Historical Folklore Museum of Xanthi – FEX, Time: 10:00
3. GRAFFITI ON SUSTAINABLE URBAN MOBILITY
On the walls of the 1st Lyceum of Xanthi and the Department of People with Disabilities of Xanthi.
Organization : 1st High School of Xanthi - Department of People with Disabilities of Xanthi. Hours: 10:00-12: 00
4. CHILDREN'S PAINTING EXHIBITION
Paintings of children from Elementary Schools and Department of People with Disabilities of Xanthi, on the subject : "Bicycle and walking in the city". Organization: Primary Xanthi Schools, Department of Persons with Disabilities of Xanthi, K.K.P.A.M.TH., Municipality Xanthi, Hours: 10:00-15:00 • Center of Literature and Arts of Xanthi.
5. CONCERT OF STUDENTS OF MUSIC SCHOOL ‘ANGELOS MOURVATIS’
Music groups of students: ECLIPSE, THE REST, SOUNDBLAST., Organized by : Music School - Angelos Mourvatis
6. DEVELOPMENT OF MOBILE DEXTERITY AND CREATIVITY FOR CHILDREN.
Children from 5 years old, combining the philosophy of the East with the pedagogical west approaches are supported to acquire: strong and flexible body, physical - emotional awareness, love and respect for themselves and nature, observation ability, confident, calm , emulation and self-discipline. Organization : FEX, Hours: 20: 30-21: 00 • At the open theater of the Municipality of Xanthi.
7. TANGO DANCE SHOW
When I move at a pace then I "dance". I dance with passion. I'm dancing Tango . Hours: 21: 00-22: 00 • At the F.E.X. Culture House. Organized by : F.E.X. TANGO 'TANGOAIRES' LABORATORY
8. 1st AID COVERAGE of the day’s events: GREEK RESCUE TEAM
20 September
1. SPORTS AND CULTURAL EVENTS IN THE 1st HIGH SCHOOL OF XANTHI WITH GROUPS OF STUDENTS AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITY
In the 1st Xanthi Lyceum: table tennis games, dancing and other activities, Organization: 1st Xanthi Lyceum, Department of People with Disabilities of Xanthi, K.K.P.A.M.TH.
2. WALKINGS FROM THE BRIDGE OF THE RIVER KOSYNTHOS TO THE HISTORICAL FOLKLORE MUSEUM OF XANTHI
" I'm moving and ... I know the history of the city." During the walks, there is a dialogue about history and every form of art in the human environment. Organization: Historical Folklore Museum of Xanthi – F.E.X., Time: 10:00
3. CHILDREN'S PAINTING EXHIBITION
Paintings of children from Elementary Schools and Department of People with Disabilities of Xanthi, on the subject: "Bicycle and walking in the city". Organization: Primary Xanthi Schools, Department of People with Disabilities of Xanthi, K.K.P.A.M.TH., Municipality Xanthi, Hours: 10:00-15:00 • Center of Literature and Arts of Xanthi.
4. MUSIC CONCERT OF PUBLIC MUSIC SCHOOL OF XANTHI
Organization: XANTHIS MUSIC SCHOOL, Hours: 18: 30-19: 00. At the open theater of the Municipality of Xanthi.
5. SOUNDBLAST - MUSIC CONCERT
Organized by : SOUNDBLAST MUSIC GROUP: Athanasia Georgiou, Daphne Drosou, Thodoris Chatzievefremidis , Christos Mavridis, Alexandros Tsaousides, Chryssa Souliotis, Hours: 19: 00-20: 00 • At the open theater of the Municipality of Xanthi
6. NIGHT WALK ON THE TOP OF STAVROS TSAKIRIS MOUNTAIN (AVGO)
Starting point at the Clock of Xanthi Central Square. Organized by : Hellenic Xanthi Rescue Team
7. 1st AID COVERAGE of the day’s events: GREEK RESCUE TEAM
21 September
1. PRESENTATION OF BASIC LIFE SUPPORT (BLS) AND FIRST AID FOR CITIZENS.
Hours: 17: 30-18: 30. At the open air theater of the Municipality of Xanthi in the Central Square of Xanthi
Organized by : Human Rescue and Crisis Management Team (O.DI.A.K.).
2. ATHLETIC DEMONSTRATION OF THE KIDS' DIVISION – A.C.A. DIOMEDES
The club of kids athletes under the guidance of coaches will perform demonstrations, involving children aged 4-8 years. Hours: 18: 45-19: 45. At the open theater of the Municipality of Xanthi Central Square
Organization: A.C.A. DIOMEDES
3. PRESENTATION OF MUSICAL THEATER FOR KIDS, FEX MUSIC THEATER (for elementary – middle school children )
The director-choreographer- music educator Fitseva Vanya showed video and photos of the program that gives children the opportunity to get to know the field of theater art. With Dance, Music, Singing, Theater play, improvisation and tales, kids transform their imagination into creative moves.
Organized by: THEATER FOR KIDS WORKSHOP, F.E.X.
4. MEMENTO MORI - MUSIC CONCERT
Organized by MEMENTO MORI: Petros Mavridis, Christos Boukouvalas , Vassilis Skarlatos, Lefteris Dendiliaris , Konstantina Psoma, Hours: 21: 30-22: 30 • At the open theater of the Municipality of Xanthi
5. 1st AID COVERAGE of the day’s events: O.DI.A.K.
22 September
1. ROAD CLOSURE AND CONVERSION TO A SIDEWALK AT THE CITY CENTER - (DAY WITHOUT A CAR)
Organization: Municipality of Xanthi, Hours: 18: 00-21: 00
2. DEMONSTRATION OF ELECTRIC VEHICLES OF MUNICIPALITY OF XANTHI
On the closed road. Organization : Municipality of Xanthi, Hours: 18: 00-21:00
3. DEMONSTRATION AND INTRODUCTION TO THE GAME OF CHESS
Demonstration and acquaintance with the game of chess. On the closed road. Hours: 18:00-21:00, Organization : Xanthi Chess Group
4. ATHLETIC GAMES COMBINING RUNNING AND CYCLING
On the road without a car. Organization : C.A. PEGASOS, 18: 00-21: 00
5. INTRODUCTION TO THE ACTIONS AND HISTORY OF THE ASSOCIATIONS
Athletic, cycling and running Associations representatives will provide information on club history and the events and actions they are organizing. On the road without cars. Hours: 18: 00-21: 00
Organization : C.A. PEGASOS, E.O.S. XANTHIS
6. EXHIBITION OF RETRO AND MODERN BICYCLES
Presentation of various types of bicycles and information. On the road without cars. Hours: 18: 00-21: 00
Organization : C.A. PEGASOS
7. 1st AID COVERAGE of the day’s events: O.DI.A.K.
Carrying out a Car-Free Day event by closing one or more streets to traffic, and opening it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport. This should preferably happen on 22 September to mark your town or city as part of World Car-Free Day.
Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
Closure of 28th October Str between Democracy Square and Freedom Square, at the heart of the City of Xanthi, for three (3) hours: 18:00-21:00, on Sunday 22 September 2019.
Implementing one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.
Permanent measures implemented this year:
Pedestrianisation
  • Other: Supply, installation of bench seats and shades for public spaces, Establishment of adequate lighting in public areas, Cultural walking routes in the Old City of Xanthi.
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Other: Contemporary parking control system for the Municipality of Xanthi. Supply and installation of traffic signs and public traffic safety equipment. Maintenance of road signs and public roads.
Accessibilities
  • Other: Parking spaces for people with disabilities.
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • The Covenant of Mayors (as signatory)