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Announcements - Press Releases

Statements of Mayor in the Town Council”  

 

The Mayor of Acharnes Panagiotis Fotiadis announced in the recent Town Council the operation of Suburban, in the line Kiato - Airport until Christmas. The scale which will connect the street with the docks of suburban is almost ready while at the same time is prepared the elevator but also lift for the facilitation of the public but also of people with special needs who will want to use the Suburban. Mr. Fotiadis pointed out that he has already begun a round of discussions with the representatives of ERGOSE and EAS for whether a bus station can be placed on the bridge in order the transport of citizens to Suburban to be facilitated.

 

In the Town Council the Mayor of Acharnes was also reported in the placement of radar on the road of Eleftheriou Fita, aiming at the speed control of vehicles, movement which will be also repeated on the roads of Eleftheriou Venizelou and Agiou Dionisiou while on Agiou Dionisiou will exist a plan for the placement of speed reducers.

At the same time, Mr. Fotiadis announced the realisation of pavings from the height of Ethnikis Antistaseos street up to the lines, pointing out that four employees of Municipal Police have been charged with the elimination of phenomenon of illegally parked cars on the pavements.

Finally, the Mayor announced that on 15th of December will take place the auctioning of Day Nursery in Kokinos Milos area, which has been included in the National Strategic Reference Framework (NSRF).

 


Visit of Stavros Benos in the Ancient Theatre of Acharnes”

 

The ancient Theatre of Acharnes, which even though was considered one of most important discoveries of the last decades remains buried due to the delays which are observed in the expropriations, visited the Wednesday of 4th November the chairman of “DIAZOMA” association, Stavros Benos. Mr. Benos was accompanied by the Prefect of Eastern Attica Leonidas Kouris and by the Vice-Prefect Charis Damaskos who together with the Vice-Mayor of Social Policy of the Municipality Athina Seitanidou, the chairman of Enterprise of Public Benefit of Culture and Education of Municipality of Acharnes Theofilos Afouxenidis, the General Secretary of the Municipality Yannis Gakis and the trustee Maria Platonos inspected the space where the theatre was discovered and talked about its current situation.

The ancient theatre of Acharnes, one of the most remarkable urban theatres brought to light by the archaeological hoe, was the last stop of tour of Mr. Benos in the ancient theatres of Eastern Attica.

As he pointed out in the press interview which followed this particular theatre constitutes a challenge for the city and its residents. “Whoever sees it for the first time is scared from the sight of blocks of flats and the street but these with faith and devotion can change as it happened in Larissa”, reported characteristically. Mr. Benos was informed about the difficulties which prevent its appointment and promised that he will personally watch the subject in order the processes of expropriation and excavation to be accelerated. At the same time, he asked the collaboration with the Local and Prefectoral Authority in order the processes to mature and to exist a bigger pressure from the society.

The chairman of “DIAZOMA” association, former minister of culture reported, also in the organisation, in the aims and objectives of association which, formally at least, was presented one and a half year ago. He reported that it is a movement of citizens, archaeologists, artists and local societies with unique aim the appointment of ancient theatres of all over Greece.

From his side, the Prefect of Eastern Attica Leonidas Kouris pointed out that the money that is given for the culture is so few with result the processes to be delayed, as it happens in the case of Ancient theatre. “Exists a narrow collaboration with the Municipality for this particular subject and we hope that very soon we will have tangible results in order the theatre to become the centre of city of Acharnes and the core of social life of wider region. We are available in any initiative you may want and for any other thing makes the region known” added the Prefect.

 

The importance of visit of Mr. Benos in Acharnes marked the vice-mayor of Social Policy Athina Seitanidou. “Your presence signals for us that we can, henceforth, pass into practice and see at last the ancient theatre taking flesh and bones. As Municipal Authority we make the best we can in order to make the theatre known which was characterized as one of the biggest discoveries of 21st century. We try through the events and our booklets to contribute so that to become conscience in the world the importance and the value of ancient theatre and to raise any reactions in the local society”, she pointed out characteristically.

Afterwards, Mr. Benos wandered in the areas of Archaeological Museum of Acharnes where he admired the exhibits and expressed his faith that with the collaboration of all institutions will be found, as soon as possible, a solution in the matter of Ancient theatre.

PRESS RELEASE

The musical comedy - revue of Thanassis Zikas “Laughter is the solution for the crisis” played by the theatrical company of Epirote Theatre had the opportunity to watch, free of charge, the Citizens of Acharnes in the Events Room of the Municipality.

Ridiculing the bad things of our days through the satyr, the theatrical company of Epirote Theatre of Athens, under the directing guidance of Thanassis Zikas, was applauded by the public, which swamped the events room. The known actor, from the films of old Greek cinema, Christoforos Zikas, thanked the Mayor of Acharnes Panagiotis Fotiadis underlining that the theatrical performances should be always near to the Municipalities, because contrary to the waste which television presents the theatre is a main means of promotion of culture.

From his side, the Mayor of Acharnes gave congratulations to the theatrical company of Epirote Theatre reporting that people such as Christoforos Zikas promote the Culture and make proud the homeland and supplementing that the Municipality of Acharnes, in each opportunity, supports the culture through the Enterprise of Public Benefit of Culture and Education of Municipality of Acharnes and its Chairman Theofilos Afouxenidis.

Soon the Epirote Theatre will also present a performance for children with free entrance as well.


 

 

 

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