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The Consular Corps in Greece hosted a New Year’s reception at the Yacht Club of Greece on Thursday January 30th. The event was attended by more than 120 members and friends of the Consular Corps, Ambassadors and representatives from over 70 Countries.
The breathtaking view of the Yacht Club was fully enjoyed by the participants who had the opportunity to meet with Greek personalities and Presidents of esteemed Associations.
Traditional Greek folkloric dancing was presented by the ‘‘Association of Friendship among Nations‘‘. The traditional Greek New Year’s pie ‘‘ Vassilopita ‘‘ was specially prepared by Chef Christos Mandides based on an oldest recipe of over 100 years. The winner of the lucky coin was given a sculpture of the well known Greek artist N.Y Papoutsidis, kindly offered by Dr. I. Lyras. The 2014 CCG agendas, sponsored by Capt. N. Soutos, Honorary Consul General of Liberia, were also distributed to the participants together with the Newsweek magazine.
The yearly Consular Corps award was bestowed to Mr. Christos Papatheodorou Honorary Consul General of Luxemburg for his contribution to the Corps and his services as President of the Consular Corps for 7 years.