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26 Mar Meetings of the Founder and President of (EHICA), Mr. Vassilis Stathakis with the Hellenic Minister of Tourism, Mrs. Elena Kountoura, the Hellenic Minister of Culture and Sports, Mrs. Lydia Koniordou, and the President of the Greek National Committee for UNESCO Mrs. Maria – Aikaterini Papachristopoulou Tzitzikosta.

Mr Vasilis Stathakis, Founder and President of EHICA went through a series of meetings in order to promote the hosting of the 10th International Forum  “Cultural Routes” of the Council of Europe that will be held in Chania in 2020.
Mr Stathakis met on Monday, July 9, 2018, with the Hellenic Minister of Tourism. Mrs.  Elena Kountoura, and talked about the preparations of the forum. She was also briefed on the new “Cultural Route”, the Route of “Historic Cafes”. Mrs Kountoura stressed that the Hellenic Ministry of Tourism and EOT will support these efforts as any initiative that promotes tourism and contributes to the strengthening of the international image and reputation of Greece.
(See the Tourism Ministry Press Release here)
On Tuesday, July 10, 2018, Mr. Stathakis met with the Hellenic Minister of Culture and Sports, Mrs. Lydia Koniordou, to inform her about the  preparations of the forum and the new “Cultural Route”, the Route of the Historic Cafes. The Hellenic Minister of Culture stressed that she will support both these initiatives.
On Wednesday, July 11, 2018, Mr. Stathakis met with the President of the Greek National Committee for UNESCO, Mrs. Aikaterini Tzitzikostas to inform her about the role and initiatives of EHICA, as well as the preparation of the forum, and briefed her about the new “Cultural Route” the “Historic Cafes Route”. Mrs. Tzitzikostas stressed that the above initiatives would have her support.
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H υπουργός Τουρισμού κ. Έλενα Κουντουρά & ο Ιδρυτής και Πρόεδρος των Ιστορικών Καφέ Ευρώπης κ. Βασίλης Σταθάκης

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Από δεξιά, η Πρόεδρος της Ελληνικής Εθνικής Επιτροπής για την UNESCO κ. Μαρία – Αικατερίνη Παπαχριστοπούλου – Τζιτζικώστα, ο Ιδρυτής και Πρόεδρος του Συνδέσμου Ιστορικών Καφέ Ευρώπης κ. Βασίλης Σταθάκης και η Προϊσταμένη Τμήματος Διεθνών Σχέσεων της Διεύθυνσης Διεθνών Σχέσεων του Υπουργείου Πολιτισμού και Αθλητισμού, κ. Μαριάνθη Αναστασιάδου)



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