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Europe in Strasbourg


President: Denis HUBER

Co-President: Stanislas FROSSARD

Vice-President: TSETSEKOU Eleni

Treasurer: Catherine GUERRERO

Executive Secretary: Olga BALTAG

Elected Members: Keltoum BELAID, Alla HEITZ, Olga KOSTENKO,  Valentyna KRYVENKOVA, Sophie KURT, Ivi-Triin ODRATS, Bridget O'LOUGHLIN, Marie-Rose PREVOST, Sabine SABBAGH.


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Cyprus : the island of Aphrodite

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Cyprus is renowned as the island of Aphrodite, the goddess of love and beauty. The “Petra tou Romiou” area is one of the most beautiful coastlines in Cyprus, where, according to mythology, Aphrodite rose from the waves. The Greek name, “Petra tou Romiou” (“the Rock of the Greek”) is associated with the legendary Byzantine hero, Digenis Akritas, who, according to legend, kept the marauding Saracen Arabs (7th-10th centuries) at bay with his amazing strength. With one hand he was said to have grabbed hold of the Kyreneia mountain range thereby forming “Pentadaktylos”, the Five Fingered mountain, while with the other hand he heaved a huge rock and tossed it into the sea at the Saracens who were trying to land. The rock still remains and thus gave the region its name. The site is a stop on the Aphrodite Cultural Route.


Place du Marché Gayot 
Place du Marché Gayot is one of the emblematic places of historic districts of Strasbourg classified in 1988 by UNESCO as World Heritage Site under the name "Strasbourg Grande Ile". Planted with trees, it is accessible by eight entries: east, a passage from the “Rue des soeurs”; north, a main passage and two side passages from the “Rue des Frères”; west, a passage from the “Rue des écrivains”; south, a main passage and two side passages from the “rue du Chapon”. ?

Which French Foreign Affairs Minister was one of the founding fathers of the Council of Europe?

o   Robert Schumann

o   Maurice Couve de Murville

o   René Pleven

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