Queen Sophia of Spain honored in Athens October 18, 2007Posted by grhomeboy in Arts Events Greece, Arts Exhibitions Greece, Movies Life, Movies Life Greek.
Tags: Arts, Athens, Cinema, Dominikos Theotokopoulos, El Greco, Events, Exhibitions, Films, Greece, Movies
Athens Mayor Nikitas Kaklamanis presented H.M. Queen Sophia of Spain with the City of Athens Golden Medal of Merit during a formal ceremony held at the Ceremonies Hall of the Athens Municipality Mansion, Kotzia Square in Athens.
H.M. Queen Sophia of Spain is of Greek descent and is the sister of the Former King of Greece Konstantinos and a member of the Former Royal Family of Greece.
H.M. Queen Sophia is currently visiting Athens attending the special celebrations honoring Dominikos Theotokopoulos El-Greco, the Greek born Master, on the occassion of the worldwide film premiere “El Greco”, directed by Yiannis Smaragdis, a Greek-Spanish production, as well as the opening of “El Greco and his Workshop” exhibition at the Museum of Cycladic Art. The exhibition runs until January 5, 2008.
Museum of Cycladic Art, 4 Neophitou Douka Street, Kolonaki, Athens, tel 210 7228321 – 3. Nearest metro station “Evangelismos”.
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