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Apostolos Kaloyiannis

Mayor of Larissa


Larissa, the capital of Thessaly and the metropolis of Central Greece has a rich and long lasting history. Built 8000 years ago on the banks of Pinios river, lying in the shadow of the mythical Mount Olympus and almost next to the Tempi Valley is, according to a large number of historians, one of the oldest cities in Europe.
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Panos Sapkas

Deputy Mayor of Culture and Science Municipality of Larissa


The Paleolithic findings, the Neolithic artifacts, one of the four menhir in the world, the two ancient theaters within the city centre, the wall of Justinian, the Basilica of Saint Achilles, Bezesteni, but also the significant works of modern artists of Larissa demonstrate the huge and continuous supply of the city in European culture for a period of about 10,000 years.
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Giorgos Dam. Voulgarakis

Art Director


The cultural capital is an old institution of the European Union, an idea of Melina Merkouri and a suggestion that touches deeply the essence of the existence of a union of countries.
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