Sept. 2008 – UNESCO Exhibition/Event

Welcoming the UNESCO delegation from Athens:

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Preparations begin early morning at Evangelistra Monastery:

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TIn the afternoon the Art Exhibition opens:

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At sundown the evening celebrations begin:

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With a church service to commemorate the birth of the Greek Flag (on Skiathos!):

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Then the presentation of a beautiful oil painting by artist Yianna Xero, commissioned by the Monastery:

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Followed by ceremonial speeches and awards for the artists; medals and certificates:

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And a photo call:

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Before the real party begins!

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The following day at the Mayor’s official Buffet lunch at the Esperides Hotel:

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And a farewell drink marked the end of the 3-day event:

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