STATEMENTS

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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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15 Nov Statement by Stavros Arnaoutakis- Head of the Region of Crete – Heraklion 15.11.2016

“The preservation and highlighting of our historical and cultural heritage constitute one of the fundamental priorities in the strategic planning of the Region of Crete. Given that, your action in the European Historic Cafés Association is significant, since it contributes to the dissemination of our historical memory, as it has been formed in the historic cafés, these gathering places where political...

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27 Oct Statement by Stefano Dominioni on the occasion of the participation of the European Historic Cafés Association, in the 6th Advisory Forum “Cultural Routes” of the Council of Europe, in the capital of Lithuania, Vilnius – 27.1O.2016

“The 2016 Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe Advisory Forum took place in Vilnius, Lithuania on 26-27 October co-organised by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania and the Department of Cultural Heritage under the Ministry of Culture, the Council of Europe Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes (EPA) and the European Institute of Cultural Routes (EICR). Among...

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28 Sep Statement by Eliza Vozemberg – MEP “Nea Dimokratia”- Brussels 28.09.2016

“In the historic café "Kipos", in Chania, Crete, tradition and quality are combined in a unique way, embracing the Greek culture that illuminates the European spirit. We Europeans are united in our diversity, a principle which is expressed through the presence and activity of cultural operators, such as the European Historic Cafés Association, which builds bridges of cultural communication and...

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26 Sep Statement by David Gippini Fournier – Official of the General Secretariat of the Council of the European Union and Cultural Manager. Representative of the European Historic Cafés Association in Spain – Brussels 26.09.2016

"The history of contemporary Europe cannot be understood without the Historic Cafés. These premises have served as a breeding ground for the most innovative and successful cultural and political trends and as a vehicle for transmission of these democratic and liberating ideals to the whole society. It is our duty to preserve this heritage and pass it on to future...

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