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Completion of the 6th Three-Days on Europe

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With the European Union declaring 2018 the Year of Cultural Heritage and Rhodes celebrating 30 years since the Incorporation of our Medieval City into the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the last two days of the 6th Trial Day for Europe, Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development are dedicated to Cultural Heritage.

Friday, March 16, 2018: “Entrepreneurship: Culture, Tradition, and Environment”. We will present original business and voluntary schemes and efforts from our island that operate in the above sectors, while agencies such as AN. and the Dodecanese Chamber of Commerce will talk about their development prospects.

Nikos Papastamatiou. First Vice President of the Dodecanese Chamber of Commerce on Entrepreneurship in the Dodecanese through the interconnection of Primary Production and Tourism. The Example of Aegean Cuisine.

Vasiliki of Papadimitriou – Xepapadaki. Vice Mayor of Rhodes Planning, Organization, Administration and European Programs, President of Development Dodecanese SA, on “Business Financing Opportunities under the New LEADER / CLLD Program in the Dodecanese”

Marilena Karafoti, My Greek Me on “Take a piece of Greece with you, by My Greek Me”

Ioannis Papageorgiou. President Rhodes Project on “Back to the Future: Augmented Reality and Cultural Heritage”

Saturday, March 17, 2018: “The Cultural Heritage as a Growth Lever” Local actors will talk about concrete examples of the preservation, promotion and exploitation of the Dodecanese’s intangible and intangible cultural heritage.


Antonis Hatziioannou, Civil Engineer of the Department of Medieval City and Monuments of the Municipality of Rhodes

Heidi Lausanne, Head of Commission South Aegean Gastronomic Region of Europe 2019, on “Presentation of the Taste the Seasons Program: The South Aegean Region, Gastronomic Region of Europe 2019”

Anna Achiola, President of Medieval Rhodes on “Historical Festivals as Tools for Preserving Cultural Heritage and Tourism Development”

Manolis Kyriazakos, President of the Apollonia Rhodes Cultural Club “New Horizons”

Marilena Sokianou, Honorable President of the House of Europe in Rhodes on: “The Chronicle of a Gemini”

Both workshops will take place in the “George Karagiannis” room of the Dodecanese Chamber of Commerce. Start time 19:30.

The three-day event is organized by the House of Europe in Rhodes and the Rhodes Municipal Organization for Culture and Sport, with the support of the Dodecanese Chamber of Commerce. On the occasion of the 2018 EU Cultural Heritage Year, this year’s Three Days is dedicated to Cultural Heritage.

Admission will be free for all events.

Attendance certificates will be provided (for those attending all three events).

Hosted by: The House of Europe in Rhodes

Co-organization: Rhodes Municipal Cultural-Sports Organization

With the support of the Dodecanese Chamber of Commerce Host

Sponsor: Manousos City Hotel