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Modern Art: 1st Educational Workshop.

The G. & A. Mamidakis Foundation introduces students into the world of modern art!

The Educational Workshop "The Contemporary Art on Our Side" for middle and high school students was successfully carried out by the G. & A. Mamidakis Foundation. The G. & A. Mamidakis Foundation and its artistic director Sotiris Bahtsetzis, implemented the Pilot Workshop "The Contemporary Art on Our Side" on Sunday, October 21, 2018, at the Minos Beach art hotel in Agios Nikolaos, Crete. The aim was to guide secondary school pupils, from the town of Ag. Nicholas of Crete, in the world of contemporary art. The participation in the educational workshop was free, as it was supported by the G. & A. Mamidakis Foundation, as part of actions promoting art and culture in the local community of Agios Nikolaos.

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“The Contemporary Art on Our Side”

The G. & A. Mamidakis Foundation organizes the first educational workshop for contemporary art.

The G. & A. Mamidakis Foundation is organizing, on Sunday, 21st of October 2018, at the Minos Beach art hotel, in Agios Nikolaos Crete, the first workshop“The Contemporary Art on Our Side” aiming at guiding secondary education students of Agios Nikolaos, Crete, into the world of contemporary art. The educational workshop “The Contemporary Art on Our Side” which is being curated and performed by the art director of the Foundation, Sotiris Bahtsetzis, is an intuitive introduction to the basic concepts of modern art, including the guided tour of students and teachers in the...

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blueFest Crete 18

A strong beginning for blueFest Crete 18 | Culture & Beyond!

It was a great success for the three-day festival blueFest Crete18 | Culture & Beyond held from 30 June to 2 July 2018 in Agios Nikolaos, Crete. The festival was organized by the G. & A. Mamidakis Foundation for the first time this year, overlooking one of the most beautiful seaside towns in Greece, and was organized with the cooperation and the auspices of the Region of Crete and the Municipality of Agios Nikolaos. The G. & A. Mamidakis Foundation...

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“blueFest Crete 18”

The G. & A. Mamidakis Foundation presents the first blueFest Crete | Culture & Beyond!

From 30 June to 2 July, overlooking the beautiful city of Agios Nikolaos, Crete, the G. & A. Mamidakis Foundation organizes this year a 3-day festival of cultural events on the occasion of the proclamation of 2018 as European Year of Cultural Heritage. The vision for the implementation of blueFest Crete is the revival of a tradition that began 30 years ago in Crete with the organization of the 1st Symposium at the Minos Beach art hotel and is in line with the Foundation’s...

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Our Heritage: The Past Meets the Future.

The G. & A. Mamidakis Foundation sponsor at the 9th Children's Festival of Agios Nikolaos.

Having the G. & A. Mamidakis Foundation’s support, ARKKI participated at 9th Children’s Festival of Agios Nikolaos «once upon a time», with two labs for children. The 9th Children’s Festival of Agios Nikolaos- “Once Upon a Time …” opens the door to literature, art, traditional crafts, handicrafts, listens to stories, shares homemade flavors, sees theater, speaks foreign languages, travels to cultures through music and dance. It recommends to the children all that, that unite the past with the future leaving a common fingerprint on...

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“HIGGS NGO Fair”

The G. & A. Mamidakis Foundation participated at the 2nd HIGGS Donors Speed-dating Event.

The G. & A. Mamidakis Foundation participated,  for the 2nd consecutive time, in an act of acquaintance and potential collaboration with NGOs at the Donors Speed-dating Event organized by the HIGGS organization. The event, which brought together 26 of the country’s largest Welfare Institutions and the Largest NGOs with 84 NGOs from all over Greece, took place on Tuesday, June 12, at the HIGGS neo-classical building in Metaxourgeio. The Speed-dating method enabled NGOs to present their action and work and...

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“Contemporary Minoans”

The G. & A. Mamidakis Foundation sponsor of the cultural event «Contemporary Minoans». 

Aiming to promote the cultural wealth of Greece, G. & A. Mamidakis Foundation is the sponsor of the cultural event «Contemporary Minoans». In Crete, for the first time, important Greek artists who inspire and promote the Minoan civilization internationally. The Branding Heritage Cultural Organization co-organizes with the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion, the British School of Athens and the Region of Crete a two-day cultural event within the framework of the 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage, entitled “Contemporary Minoans”, aiming at highlighting the timeless influence and broad...

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The Tipping Point

NGO collaboration "The Tipping Point" with the G. & A. Mamidakis Foundation.

The G. & A. Mamidakis Foundation determined by its mission to contribute to the diffusion of Greek culture, the practical connection with tourism, but also faithful to its conviction that the cultivation and awareness of upcoming generations is a matter of vital importance for the future, participates in actions aimed at students, in order to enrich their experiences. The non-profit organization The Tipping Point, supported by the G. & A. Mamidakis Foundation, implements the action “Connecting Schools of Crete with...

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Festival of Digital Creativity

The G. & A. Mamidakis Foundation supports the 8th Student Festival of Digital Creativity.

The G. & A. Mamidakis Foundation, faithful to its vision and values and its conviction that the cultivation and awareness of upcoming generations is a matter of vital importance for the future, supports the 8th Student Festival of Digital Creativity in Agios Nikolaos, Crete. The 8th Student Festival of Digital Creativity is held in Agios Nikolaos on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 (09: 00-14: 00) in the Multi-Use Room of the Agios Nikolaos Business Administration Department of Technological Educational Institute of...

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“How to live your myth in Greece?”

The G. & A. Mamidakis Foundation is the sponsor of the European Meet Up for Tourism. 

Aiming to promote the cultural wealth of Greece, G. & A. Mamidakis Foundation is the sponsor of the European Meet Up. Tourism: The most productive industry of the Greek economy. Through an interactive experience, we will discuss the ways and methods which are required for our country’s tourism services to be upgraded, in an «open interview» that will be moderated by Eirini Nikolopoulou. The goal of the European Meet Up is you, the participants, to gain all the required information...

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