Born in Thessaloniki in 1983. Graduated from the Department of Social Policy and Social Anthropology, Panteion University. Studied Theater and Communication at Ithaca College, New York.

From the age of eleven presents television and radio broadcasts. She participated in many theater productions, and narrates fairy tales bringing the characters to life through different techniques!

Founding member of "Fantasy Group" with which they organize children's events, parties and educational programs. Fifty animators and over 300 costumes can make every children wish come true! The aim is to offer moments of joy and creativity to our little friends!

She is the only Greek Origami Instructor, having her diploma from the Japanese Origami Organization, and Guinness Record Holder! In collaboration with the Municipality of Thessaloniki, the Department of Youth, under the aegis of the Japanese Embassy on 31 May 2012 she created the world's largest Origami for Guinness World Records. She trained about 10,000 people, which folded a piece of paper to create the unit, a water-lily, placed in Aristotelous Square in order to form the image of the White Tower in 403t.m. with 40,000 lilies!
 

Next goal is the creation of the largest paper owl of 500square meters for Guinness Record, with paper water-lilies in Athens, on 18.03.2014 at Mets Stadium, in cooperation with the Municipality of Athens! From October- March she is going to have a permanent exhibition of her origami work as well as educational programs for kids-seminars for adults, at the Cultural Center of Kato Petralona, where she’ll train over 20.000 people!!!

 

She organizes presentations, workshops and seminars for all levels of education as well as for adults.

As a Social Anthropologist she combined the Greek folk art with the Japanese art of paper-folding, representing Greek embroidery patterns from the collection of Amalia Megapanou Benaki Museum. She also created "Mosaic-origami» a series of works inspired by the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki.

Her new series of works include the musical instruments of ancient Greece, wreaths of Vergina as well as the monsters of Greek mythology.

She has taught origami at Universities of Tokyo, while her works are hosted in Origami Museum in Tokyo, the Japanese Embassy as well as in private and public collections.

Has held many solo exhibitions and has an active participation in international Origami conferences. She has written the books «Origami with fantasy!" and "10 decoration and flowers with origami» Kaleidoscope Publisher, and the fairy tale «The Adventures of Frixos» Dia Viou Publisher.

You can attend her everyday ORIGAMI workshops at Oikismos Lida-Maria, Thessaloniki.

From June-10 September 2013 she’ll have an Origami exhibition at the Cultural Center of Thermi Thessaloniki, during the program Future Library!

 

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