Vox Pop: Marianna from Greece

03 June 2019
Vox Pop: Marianna from Greece -

Age: 26

Country of origin: Greece

Country of residence: France

Profession: Trainee Policy Adviser


Q: How does the EU influence your day-to-day life?

A: The EU really influences my life in almost every aspect of it. The products we consume are certified by the EU, we use a common currency, we use our European passport to travel… Moreover, travelling from France to Germany with a bike and crossing borders just to do some shopping is a good example.


Q: When you think about the EU, what is the first picture that comes to your mind?

A: The EU flag in the Parliament in Strasbourg.


Q: End the sentence: “Twenty years from now the EU … “

A: …will be more inclusive and, therefore, more stable.


Q: Choose three adjectives for the EU!

A: Multicultural, multilingual, top-down


Q: Explain the EU to an 8y old child (elementary school) in one sentence.

A: The EU is a team of countries that have many things in common: currency, passports, laws.


Q: If the EU was an animal, what would it be and why?

A: An octopus because its legs are everywhere, in different countries and topics!


Q: Is there a dish (in your country) that describes Europe best, and why?

A: Pita gyros! Many different ingredients that create a balanced dish!


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