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Santorini’s Gastronomy Initiative To Be Presented In Thessaloniki

2013 Year Of Gastronomy In SantoriniThe Municipality of Thira will introduce the “2013 Year Of Gastronomy in Santorini” initiative to the city of Thessaloniki next week at a special event at the Science Center and Technology Museum “NOESIS.”

Santorini has proclaimed 2013 as the “Year Of Gastronomy in Santorini” and will promote its local products and dishes as a pole of attraction for tourists.

The event will be held on Wednesday, 10 April, at 6pm and the various aspects of the initiative will be presented by:

  • Anastasios Nikolaos Zorzos, Thira Mayor
  • Christos Doumas, Professor of Prehistoric Archaeology, University of Athens; Director of Excavations at the Prehistoric Settlement of Akrotiri, Thira
  • Mihalis Fitikas, President of the Institute for the Study and Monitoring of the Santorini Volcano
  • Katerina Traka, National Agricultural Research Foundation

The keynote speaker of the event will be Christos Doumas, who will speak on the “Eating habits in Thira during the Bronze Age.”

A tour of the “AEGEAN-The birth of an archipelago” exhibition will follow at NOESIS museum.

For more on the “2013 Year Of Gastronomy in Santorini” initiative, press here.

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