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Cultural Groups of FORTH - 1st Art Exhibition: Painting and Photography

Feb 09, 2010

A non-scientific exhibition will open tomorrow, 10 February at 18:00 p.m. in the seminar room "Alkiviades Payatakes" of the Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH) in Heraklion. This is the First Art Exhibition organized by the members of the Cultural Groups of FORTH and it will host 78 art paintings and photographs created by its members, as well as an interesting concept of modern IT technology in an interactive presentation of famous art works.

The 1st Art Exhibition is dedicated to the memory of the late President of FORTH, Alkiviades Payatakes, who in addition to his exceptional scientific and administrative contribution to FORTH, also played a fundamental role in the creation of an open, cultural and artistic environment for the FORTH staff.

The goal of the Cultural Groups of FORTH is the active representation of the Foundation's staff at cultural events both of the city of Heraklion and the island of Crete. The Art Group was founded last summer by FORTH people sharing common cultural interests and hobbies who were searching for something "different", beyond their daily work. Today, the Group already counts 21 members giving them the opportunity to exchange ideas, comments and creativity.

The exhibition is supported by the Central Administration of FORTH. It will be open to the public until the 28th of February, every Monday and Wednesday from 17.00 - 20.00 and the entrance is free.

For further information please contact:
Mr. John Labrakis
Tel: 2810 391362, 6972095301
e-mail: labrakis@iesl.forth.gr