Day 5 – South Australian Museum & Greek Dancing

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Museums play an important role in nurturing quality learning for children.

The South Australian Museum is a natural history museum and research institution. Founded in 1856, the museum contains the largest collection of Australian Aboriginal cultural artefacts in the world.

The Museum is one of the most visited museums in Australia and holds collections of national and international significance.

Click below to read more and see some wonderful photos of our final day…

 

The aim of the museum is to:

“To increase knowledge and understanding of natural and cultural heritage; to serve the community by acquiring, preserving, interpreting and presenting material evidence concerning people and nature; and to provide opportunities for study, education and enjoyment.”

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Traditional Greek dancing has a primarily social function. It brings the community together at key points of the year, such as Easter, the grape harvest or patronal festivals; and at key points in the lives of individuals and families, such as weddings.

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Our time together has sadly come to an end. We hope your time here has been filled with unforgettable memories that you will cherish for years to come.

Thank you to the teachers and students of Chongwen School in China for coming to Adelaide and allowing us to share with you our proud culture.

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We would like to extend our deep appreciation and heartfelt thanks to our guests for visiting us here at St George College.

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Finally, we would like to thank all of our teachers & students, our homestay parents and the organisers of events. Everyone worked very hard to ensure this trip was a unique cultural experience for our students.

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Special thanks to James Tan of CEI Adelaide for planning and organising such a wonderful student exchange trip.

Stephanie Kosmetos 

 

 

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