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EU Open House in DC Celebrating Europe Day 70th Anniversary Online May 9

WASHINGTON, DC – The Embassy of Greece in Washington, DC announced that the European Union Open House in DC will continue this year on Saturday, May 9, with online programs in view of the current restrictions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

#HomeWithEU programs will be available online to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Europe Day which commemorates a united Europe and the Schuman Declaration, a statement made by French foreign minister Robert Schuman on May 9, 1950. It proposed to place French and West German production of coal and steel under one common High Authority.

The Greek Embassy announced via email, “The #EUOpenHouse in DC lives on this year with #HomeWithEU programs available online as we celebrate the 70th anniversary of #EuropeDay."

On May 9, 10 AM EST, the #HomeWithEU campaign goes live on the #EUintheUS Facebook and YouTube channels with a special broadcast Stronger Together: Aiding the Recovery, honoring those on the frontline battling COVID-19.

It will be followed by a release of cultural experiences from every EU Member State, featured at www.euopenhouse.org.

Online material from #GreeceFromHome platform will keep you posted on all things Greek.

Visit online on May 9th in the afternoon: http://events.euintheus.org/events/homewitheu-greece.

#StayHome #StrongerTogether #EUintheUS

More information is available online: www.mfa.gr/usa and https://www.greecefromhome.com.

On Facebook: www.facebook.com/GreeceInWashington.

@GreeceInUSA

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