AMORGOS, the easternmost island of the Greek Cyclades is a stunner,
with whitewashed houses, trestled alleyways and fiery rust sunsets ...
Kevin Raub in New York Post, 2010

Yperia 2014

yperia-2014 International Meeting for culture and tourism

YPERIA 2014 the 12th international convention on culture and travel will be held on Amorgos from April 10th to 15th, 2014. Again Amorgos and the Aegialis Hotel & Spa turns into a Think Tank, discussing and evaluating alternative concepts of tourism. Also the 5th International Short Tourism Film Festival of Amorgos will be held again within YPERIA 2014 conference. Yperia is organized by the Cultural Association of Tholaria.

The Convention aims to promote the natural beauty and culture of Amorgos, foster an exchange of ideas on cultural heritage preservation as well as present and promote current projects on the island of Amorgos. In this respect, we would like to invite you to attend and participate in the Convention having as main scope of discussion THE POSITIVE SIDE OF THE FINANCIAL CRISIS FOR GREECE with the following topics:

  • Moving out of cities, into small islands
  • Contact with nature and environmental awareness
  • Agriculture and farming development
  • Return to traditional values and virtues, customs, religion and music
  • Social cohesion, improvement of social relationships

The Monastery of Virgin Mary Hozoviotissa of Amorgos, a project in process for inclusion in UNESCO’s World Heritage List, will also be brought up for discussion.

The 5th International Short Tourism Film Festival of Amorgos having “FILM TOURISM” as its central theme this time will take place during the works of YPERIA 2014.

Distinguished guests from around the world invited at the event, journalists, tourism professionals, producers etc. are kindly requested to contribute through newspaper or magazine articles, films or documentaries to the promotion of Amorgos and the projects discussed during the Convention.

The Convention will be held in English. Accommodation, food and tours on Amorgos are offered by the organizers. There is a nominal fee of 50€ per person for taxes applied.

For further details, call for papers and registration please visit the new homepage of Yperia 2014

Convention Venue: Aegialis Hotel & Spa

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