The Quarantine Monologues
Refugee youth write during the COVID-19 pandemic
 



                Let their voice be heard!

 

The action called "The Quarantine Monologues" aims at voicing the emotions and views of teenage refugee residents of a series of accomodation facilities across Greece, during the temporary, general lockdown that was induced by the COVID19 pandemic in the period between March and May 2020.


 


The people

Coordination group - “the Quarantine Monologues” 
Nikos Govas, Katerina Alexiadi, Nikoletta Dimopoulou

The writing workshops facilitators & texts editors
Dimitra Didangelou , Nikos Kalaitzidis, Eleni Svoronou, Alexandra Vassilopoulou

Workshops' interpreters 
Reza Gkolami (farsi), Mohammed-Raad Hammami (arabic), Fatima Ali (somali), Irini Kachrimani (french), Feras Darahmed (arabic), Paris Tsekouras (english)

Technical support 
Paris Tsekouras

Texts translators
Fatima Ali (somali),  Mohammed-Raad Hammami (arabic), Zoe Charaktinou (english), Fotis Gousios (english)Irini Kachrimani (french), Nikos Kalaitzidis (english), Olga Kyrimlidou (english), Nellie Mavroudi (english), Christos Stylianou (english),   Alexandra Vassilopoulou (french)

Texts editing & proof reading
Zoe Charaktinou (english),  Christina Drakopoulou (greek)

Workshops participants (names have changed for protection): Amir, Anis, Borahan, Daniel, Farida, Fateme, Faten, Fereshta, Ghazal, Ikram, Inas, Jovani, Khalid, Kourosh, Marjan, Maryam, Masome, Maya, Mehran, Mohammad, Pardis, Rostam, Sawsan, Zahra

 


 

 

Contacts
Penny Alexopoulou,
ESTIA II Program UNHCR, “Parnona” Development Agency Tripoli, Greece |
Maria Andronikou, “Iliaktida AMKE”– Sourada Hostel, Lesvos Greece 
Maria Argyrou, 1st Gymnasio Avlona, Greece
Ioanna Damdouni , ARSIS Drama, Greece 
Danai Galanou , ARSIS Drama, Greece 
Alexandra Georgiadou, “Iliaktida AMKE”– Sourada Hostel, Lesvos Greece 
Georgia-Konstantia Karagianni, Local Coordinator “it could be me – It could be you “, Karditsa, Greece 
Vaggelis Karagiannis, International Organization for Migration (IOM) Patras, Greece 
Vasilis Klisiaris, Kinoniko EKAV, Penteli Attica Greece 
Victoria Koemtzopoulou, Refugee Education Coordinator, Diavata Thessaloniki, Greece 
Tasos Kontokostas, PRAKSIS Athens Greece 
Dionysis Pavlou, Refugee Education Coordinator, Kara Τepe Lesvos, Greece 
Popi Sarri, PRAKSIS Athens Greece 
Loukia Stefou, 1st Gymnasio  Avlona, Greece 
Dimitra Tasika, ESTIA II Program UNHCR, Development Agency ANKA Karditsa, Greece 
Nandia Tsene,  1st Gymnasio Avlona, Greece 
Myrto Tsombo, International Organization for Migration (IOM) Patras, Greece 
Sonia Vlachou, Refugee Education Coordinator, Filippiada Preveza, Greece


 

 


Organization: Hellenic Theatre/Drama & Education Network (TENet-Gr) in cooperation with the UNHCR Greece, (the UN Refugee Agency) as part of the  “it could be me – it could be you” project. “it could be me – it could be you” is an awareness raising project, targeting the educational community at large, on refugees and human rights using experiential learning, theatre and educational drama techniques.

Collaborating partners: ARSIS - Drama, PRAKSIS - Athens, Iliaktikda AMKE-Lesvos, Social EKAV - Athens, Regional Development Company of Parnonas - Tripoli, Development Agency of Karditsa S.A., Directorate of Secondary Education in Karditsa, International Organization for Migration - Patra.