The Kykkos Lyceum in Pafos organized on Friday, 9 February a special event to celebrate the International Greek Language Day. Dr Diotima Papadi, Assistant Professor in Classics at Neapolis University, was the main speaker at the event, which was attended by pupils and teachers of Kykkos Lyceum. On behalf of the Kykkos Lyceum the event was addressed by the Headmistress, Ms Kyriaki Papantoniou, and by Mr Xenios Panagi, Deputy Head.
Dr Papadi discussed the importance of the Greek Language and its contribution to all aspects of the Western Thought and Civilization. Her presentation focused on the special traits of the Greek Language, namely its continuity, its universality and cultivation. Dr Papadi argued that the Greek civilization, through the Greek language and paideia, can enhance cooperation and solidarity between the people and enhance the realization of humanistic values in a more peaceful and open-minded world.