Greek doctors and medical students performed outside hospitals
to lift the spirits of patients and staff
Location: Thessaloniki, Greece
Date: December 15, 2020
(SOUNDBITE) (Greek) PAPAGEORGIOU HOSPITAL MEDICAL INTERN AND MEMBER OF ROMVOS ELISABET MANOU SAYING:"We believe that beyond the healing of the body there is the healing of the soul. Music is a universal language with therapeutic qualities, and we decided to combine these things."
The seven-member band calls itself "Romvos"
(SOUNDBITE) (Greek) PAPAGEORGIOU HOSPITAL MEDICAL INTERN AND MEMBER OF ROMVOS ELISAVET MANOU SAYING: "It is certainly a unique situation for us, so the music balances this tension we feel every day at the hospital, and certainly as musicians, the smiles we receive from the windows is like reciprocation for our efforts in the morning."