The President of the Greece 2021 Committee, Gianna Angelopoulou-Daskalaki, held teleconferences with the Ambassador of Australia, Arthur Spyrou and the Ambassador of Romania, George Ciamba, on Thursday.
In particular, during the teleconference with the Australian Ambassador, Angelopoulou-Daskalaki presented the work of the committee so far. The president also referred to the call addressed to the Greeks everywhere, which resulted in the submission of a large number of proposals coming from countries around the world, including the Greek community in Australia. She stated that they hoped to unite all those who wish to participate in the anniversary program and presented the future orientation and development actions.
On his part, Spyrou congratulated the committee on its work and referred to the strong will of the Greek-Australian community to participate in the anniversary celebrations, emphasizing the patriotism, pride and love felt by the Greek diaspora in Australia. She presented the ideas that the Embassy of Australia plans to implement on the 200th anniversary of the Greek Revolution, while he mentioned that the young Greek Australians were eager to learn about Greece, their history and roots. At the same time, he said that he would work and support the committee’s work.
Earlier, in a teleconference with the Ambassador of Romania, George Ciamba, the president presented to a “representative of a country closely connected with the history of the Greek Revolution,” as she said, the work of the committee as well as qualitative and quantitative data on the response of organizations and individuals from all over the world to its call for the anniversary events. She stressed the importance of taking actions that will contribute to the development of Greece and will continue to produce positive results for the country after 2021.
In his statement, the Romanian ambassador referred to the close historical, cultural and economic ties between the two countries, stressed the strong and dynamic presence of the Greek element in Romania, from the 18th century until today, and promised to return with ideas for anniversary actions could be organized by the Embassy of Romania in Greece.