Athens received the Emerging Cultural City of the Year 2017 award!

Another great distinction for the city, this time by the international organization "Leading Culture Destinations".
The Mayor of Athens, Giorgos Kaminis, accepted the award yesterday in an official ceremony in London, stating the following:
"The artists of Athens, its cultural infrastructure, the dialogue with the international artistic community and its impressive dynamic this year in tourism, show us that we are on the right track for a recovery of the city and strengthening its international image. We support and continue choices and partnerships that bring awards and distinctions to Athens. Our city is attractive, safe, open to the forefront, ready to take on major new events - such as documenta 14. Besides, we have Athens Capital Book Capital since April 2018 and for a year, a great distinction from the UNESCO »

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