Demolition of the Expropriated Buildings on the Site of the Ancient Theatre of Acharnes Commences
THE WILDFLOWERS OF NORTHERN EVIA: PLANNING AND SUPPORTING THE FOREST FESTIVALS
THE WILDFLOWERS OF NORTHERN EVIA: MOVING PARTICIPATION IN THE COLLECTIVE EFFORT FOR THE REGION’S REGENERATION
DIAZOMA Association 15th General Assembly in Kalamata and the Archaeological Site of Ancient Messene Successfully Completed
The Great Petros Themelis and the Wonder of Ancient Messene
2nd Meeting of corporate members
18/04/2015 – 19/04/2015
«COSTA NAVARINO» Messene
Twenty Corporate Members of the DIAZOMA Association -of which four banks and sixteen companies; participated in the meeting held on premises of the «COSTA NAVARINO» hotel in Messene. Amongst the attendants, were also university professors, mayors, business representatives and institution representatives, banks, the Onassis Foundation, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, NEON, Bodossaki Foundation, companies like Vikos, Titan, Zara, McCain, Group Mytilineos, ELPEN, Olympia Odos, Interamerican, AB Vassilopoulos and others, who made proposals on the major issues of social and corporate responsibility. They were challenged to answer ‘How the business world can be involved in major projects and how synergies can be built’.
• They announced that two projects were included in the Regional Operational Program (ROP) of Epirus and by extension to NSRF 2014-2020. First, the maintenance, rehabilitation, and promotion of the Theater and other monuments of the Dodoni sanctuary (budget 960.000 Euros). Second, the restoration and promotion works of the Ancient Theater of Gitana (budget 1,200,000 Euros).
• Professor Vassilis Lamprinoudakis, in an impressive speech, separated the public from the private sector and gave a description of the ideal citizen. “He who considers his duty, besides the use and the experience of the public riches, has the obligation to contribute according to his capabilities, individually or collectively, for the protection and promotion of these riches”.
• Petros Themelis, talked about the new relationship of public and monuments and their emancipation from the exclusive dependence of state grant committees.
• An event was prepared and presented by the Kalamata Musical School at the Odeion – Ecclesiasterion of Ancient Messene (Program “Adoption of Ancient Theaters, Students Guide Students”).
Photographs taken during the event are available on our Facebook page.