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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