NEWS OF THE ASSOCIATION

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31 Jan Statement by the Mayor of Chania Tasos Vamvoukas- Chania 31.01.2017

"The Municipality of Chania supports the action of the European Historic Cafés Association, which undoubtedly unites and safeguards communication among the Historic Cafés, contributing in this way to the dissemination of a unique cultural heritage. A heritage associated with the dialogue and recreation, which blossom in such high-quality gathering places as the Historic Cafés. We express our great honor and...

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27 Jan Statement by the Vice-Governor of the Region of Crete in Chania, Apostolos Voulgarakis- Chania 27.01.2017

“We are very proud of the fact that the seat of the European Historic Cafés Association is in our city, Chania. An Association that promotes the arts, history and culture of our region, Crete, as well as Greece and Europe as a whole. I would like to congratulate the founder and President of the European Historic Cafés Association, Mr. Vassilis Stathakis,...

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20 Dec “Creative Europe” Desk – European Union Department – Statement by George Kalamantis -Head of the Directorate of International Relations and European Union of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sport – Athens 20.12.2016

"Dear Ms. Dondorou and Mr. Stathakis, thank you for the presentation of your proposal on the initiative of the European Historic Cafés Association to highlight the importance of these unique meeting places, the cafés. We agree with your view that the historic cafés played an important role in the contact and exchange of views and ideas between people of culture and...

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06 Dec Statement by Prof. Dr. Fotios Parathanasiou – General Director of the Institute of Visual Arts & Music Vassilis & Marina Theocharakis – Athens 06.12.2016

“The European Historic Cafés Association is a valuable initiative based on the foundations of the European culture. Over the past centuries our culture has been developed in these gathering places, where dialogue flourishes. The Cafés have always been places of inspiration of great writers, novelists and poets, composers and creators, as well as places where human relations have been created....

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25 Nov Meeting with Mr. George Kalamantis- Head of the Directorate of International Relations and European Union of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports – Athens 25.11.2016

As part of strengthening the communication of the Association’s actions and objectives to Cultural Institutions of our country, a meeting was held at the "Creative Europe" Desk of the Ministry of Culture, between the Head of the Directorate of International Relations and European Union, Mr. George Kalamantis, and Mr. Vassilis Stathakis, President of the European Historic Cafés Association, and Ms....

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25 Nov Statement by Konstantinos Papadakis- MEP “KKE”- Athens 25.11.2016

"The purpose of our meeting with the European Historic Cafés Association on November 25, 2016, in the Central Committee building of KKE in Perissos, was to exchange views on issues related to food and drink services and the problems the historic cafés are facing, as well as the importance of the dissemination of our cultural heritage in these places. There...

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25 Nov Meeting with Mr. Georgios Gratzios – Vice President of the “AEGLI” Zappion Garden – Athens 25.11.2016

As part of strengthening the communication of the Association’s actions and objectives, a meeting was held at “AEGLI” in Zappion Garden between the Vice President of “Aegli” Mr. Georgios Gratzios, Mr. Vassilis Stathakis, President of the European Historic Cafés Association and Mrs. Dimitra Dondorou, Communication & Press officer. We would like to thank Mr. Georgios Gratzios for the courteous welcome and...

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