The existence of the Velentzeio Foundation recently became widely known as a result of the air ambulance project, but the foundation has actually been active for almost half a century, supporting the health services and several other socially beneficial projects for the people of Paros.
The mail art competition created and organized last year by the International Paros Art Circle (IPAC), obviously proved to be a great pleasure for many guests of Paros. The IPAC jury has now announced the winners and expresses their thanks to the generous sponsors of the prizes.
The Apothiki Art Center celebrates its 5th Anniversary with a series of unique events over the coming months, opening with Red Wire Artist Collective and Marlena Horak-Adendorff exhibitions, "Arts of Paros" documentary film and open-air performances by the Gaia Dance Project.
Since early March â€śFoni tis Parouâ€ť is back in circulation again after a three year hiatus . An important record of the history and culture of Paros, the very first issue was published by Frangiskos Gaitanos on October 1st 1945, just after the end of the war.
Anna Angelidou of True North Cultural Learning Programmes talks to Kritonas Arsenis, responsible for the Programme for Sustainable Development in the Aegean at the Hellenic Society for the Protection of the Environment and the Cultural Heritage, about the Society's work.
We were greatly saddened to hear of the death of His Grace Bishop Ambrosios of the Holy Metropolis of on March 25th. Funeral services were over the two days of 27-28th March in Naxos and Paros and he was buried on the Friday at the Home for Senior Citizens on Paros, according to his wishes.
Stemless, tufted, erect, prostrate, and trailing, climbing, spreading, so many wildflowers are blooming all over Paros at this time of year, that it is hard for the nature lover to contain or describe such colourful, prolific wonder!
After preparations which lasted most of the winter, the Naxos Horse Riding Club finally moved to their new premises last month. The Clubâ€™s 20 horses are now at the Naxos Horse Park, the new riding and training centre located close to town.