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Athens News Agency: News in English, 08-09-28

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  • [01] Kapodistrias exhibition in Nafplion
  • [02] Gallery exhibition in Metsovo

  • [01] Kapodistrias exhibition in Nafplion

    An exhibition on the life of the historic Greek politician Ioannis Kapodistrias, the first head of the modern Greek state, was inaugurated in the coastal city of Nafplion in the Peloponnese over the weekend by Tourism Minister Aris Spiliotopoulos.

    The exhibition was organised by the branch of the National Gallery based in Nafplion, in collaboration with the local municipality and the Ioannis Kapodistrias institute. The exhibition is entitled "Ioannis Kapodistrias: first martyr of Greece" and was opened on Saturday night.

    Caption: ANA-MPA file photo of the building of modern Greek state's first parliament in Nafplion.

    [02] Gallery exhibition in Metsovo

    President of the Republic Karolos Papoulias inaugurated the exhibition "Portrait of a Museum" in the Averoff Gallery in the mountain village of Metsovo in Ioannina, which opened its doors to the public over the weekend.

    The inauguration ceremony on Saturday was part of a series of events held to mark the 20th anniversary since the gallery was opened and the centenary since the birth of its founder Evangelos Averoff.

    Caption: The portrait of Evangelos Averoff displayed in the exhibition "Portrait of a Museum" in Metsovo, northwest Greece.

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