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submitted by Angelos Grammenos on 12.06.2011

Gathering in the magnificent Old Parliament House building

Gathering in the magnificent Old Parliament House building
Copyright (2011) Angelos Grammenos

for the Eptanesian Award ceremony. The ambience was fantastic.

On 29th May 2011, at 6:00 pm, in the Old Parliament House, Syntagma Square, Athens, the Union of Ionian (Seven) Islands, conferred awards on 2 persons from each of 6 of the Ionian Islands, and 3 persons from Kythera. Greek Post will follow up this award, by issuing a postage stamp in each awardees honour.

The three from Kythera were, George Miller, Film Producer, Sydney Australia, Vasilis Kailas, cinema and theatre actor, Athens, Greece, and Professor Nikos Petrochilos, Athens and Hora, Kythera, Greece.

Other Eptanesians included:

Elefteria Arvanitaki (singer) - Paxos
Nanos Balaouritis (academic) - Lefkatha
Maria Vasilakou (politician) - Zakynthos
Savina Giavinatou (singer) - Kephallonia
Dionyssis Grammenos (musician, soloist) - Corfu
Fotina Tharra (actress, singer) - Zakynthos
Tonia Katsiani (actor) - Corfu
Mihalis Mpourmpoulos (poet, versifier) - Ithaka
Yiannis Spathas (musician) - Paxos
Makris Tselios (designer) - Ithaca
Dimitris Tipalthos (musical conductor) - Kephallonia
Eleonora Fiorou (photographer) - Lefkatha

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