Organized by the Cultural Association of Tholaria and Aegialis Hotel & Spa, the 11th International Convention for culture and tourism Yperia 2013 will take place from May 8 to 13.
The event is under the auspices of E.O.T, the Ministry of Culture, the Ministry of Marine and South Aegean and the municipality of Amorgos.
Title of this year’s convention: “POWERFUL CULTURAL & ENVIRONMENTAL EFFORTS IN GREECE & AMORGOS WITHIN THE EUROPEAN UNION”.
Sub Topics will be:
- SUSTCULT – Management of Cultural Heritage
- WalktheBlue Initiative: the old paths & Slow Food
- Reforestation of Amorgos
- UNESCO on the road to Hozoviotissa Monastery
- Alternative tourism
- 4ο Film Festival of Short Films on Amorgos, in cooperation with the Cinematographic Club of Amorgos
Distinguished people from Greece and other countries are invited: journalists, photographers, producers, Political Representatives, Ambassadors, artists…
There will be photography & painting exhibitions, workshops in Greek dancing & language, cooking, wine tasting and tours across the island.
In parallel different event will take place such as visits around the island to discover Amorgos history and culture, visits to Archaeological and Byzantine sites, exhibitions, demonstration of local music, dancing and gastronomy.