What will I be when I grow up? Where I want to live? What profession suits me?

The answer to every question lies within us. That is why what matters is the paths we are going to follow in order to find it. “Roots are Routes” initiative designs and organizes actions for career guidance.

Our method is targeted to students who want to explore themselves, teachers who have a holistic view of education, entities in the field of education and employment, parents who want to support their child to engrave his/hers own future.

Right now, Roots are Routes organizes workshops for professions that tend to disappear in the area of West Greece (Messolonghi). Young students have the opportunity to actively participate in traditional techniques of their area.  Primary School, Junior High School and High School students learn about the professions of boat-building, weaving and fishing and get acquainted with the art of engraving.

«Three things are needed for education:

nature, learning and exercise»

– Aristotle

Supported by

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The project Roots are Routes is supported by “START – Create Cultural Change”, a program of the Robert Bosch Stiftung, conducted in cooperation with the Goethe-Institut Thessaloniki and the German Association of Sociocultural Centers, supported by the John S. Latsis Public Benefit Foundation and the Bodossaki Foundation.


Centre of Art and Culture DIEXODOS

Centre and Museum of Engraving Arts – Vaso Katraki

Final Exhibition Sponsors


EPAS OAED Messolonghi