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july 15th 2014, 12:00 noon

Launch event of the “2014 Green Project in South America” and opening Michael Cacoyannis Foundation

The Green Project Organisation and Michael Cacoyannis Foundation invite you to the press conference for the start of the fourth journey "Green Project in South America: Bogota – Land of Fire, from geodiversity to biodiversity", which is being held under the auspices of the Hellenic National Commission for UNESCO, on Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at 12:00 pm, at Michael Cacoyannis Foundation, 206 Piraeus str., Athens. The event will be addressed by the President of the Hellenic National Commission for UNESCO, Ms Aikaterini Tzitzikosta and the Director General for International Economic Affairs, Ambassador Mr Michael B. Christides.

During the launch event, there will be the inauguration of the moving environmental photo exhibition "Greek New Talent", which has been curated by Ms Nina Cassianou.

This exhibition will travel with the Green Project in South America and it will be shown in the capitals of the countries along the journey, in collaboration with the local National Commissions for UNESCO. The photographs are related to the environment in the broad sense (urban and natural) and are distinguished for their fresh, alternative vision of talented young Greek photographers, who believe in the power of photography to change our world.

For 14.536 km, 52 days and in the 7 countries of the journey (Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina), the 16 distinguished members of the Green Project team will capture in photographs and video, 36 green points of interest in relation to the geodiversity, the biodiversity, the renewable energy resources and the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The original material collected will be used for the production of a book and a film documentary.

During the Green Project journey in South America, the above moving environmental photo exhibition will be displayed at Michael Cacoyannis Foundation from July 15 to September 7, 2014,.

Join us in the green photo journey in South America!