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Celebrating compassion, peacefulness and joy at Christmas time Featured

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Students of the Global Platform for Syrian Students attended the 3rd edition of the annual Christmas Concert organized by the Polytechnic Institute of Lisbon. This year it took place on 6th December at the Escola Superior de Música de Lisboa (ESML).


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Under the direction of conductors Alberto Roque, José Brito and José Eduardo Goes, the Wind Orchestra (Orquestra de Sopros) from the Music School of Lisbon, performed a colorful concert to celebrate Christmas.

The event was opened by the President of the Polytechnic Institute of Lisbon, Prof. Dr. Elmano Margato, who also met our students and discussed with them about their studies and life in Lisbon.

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For the reception that followed the musical performance, our students, Suha and Rohav prepared some national dishes from Syria thus contributing to enrich this special moment when all students shared food from their countries.

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The Global Platform is thankful to the Polytechnic Institute of Lisbon for caring about our students and wishes to the academic community – students, professors, staff - season’s greetings and a very happy New Year.




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