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The European "Leonardo Da Vinci" Award...

 
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The annual European Award “ Leonardo da Vinci” was proposed as an idea by the Rotary Club of Firenze, Italy to Rotary Clubs Athinai (Hellas), Wien-Ring (Austria) and Tours (France). The first award took place in Firenze, in 1975. Today, 10 (ten) Rotary Clubs in Europe participate in this Award’s ceremony, which are:

·            R. C. of  Athinai, Hellas (Greece) (1975)

·            R. C. of  Firenze, Italy (1975)

·            R. C. of  Tours, France (1975)

·            R. C. of  Wien-Ring, Austria (1975)

·            R. C. of  Madrid, Spain (1981)

·            R. C. of  Bruxelles, Belgium (1983)

·            R. C. of  Würzburg, Deutschland (1984)

·            R. C. of  London, England (1984)

·            R. C. of  Amsterdam, Netherlands (1989)

·            R. C. of  Dublin, Ireland (2006)

(the year in the parenthesis indicates the participation date of each Club)

The “Leonardo Da Vinci” award is presented by a different Club every year in the city of the corresponding club. In 2006, the new member Club, R.C. of Dublin, Ireland, was welcome as the 10th to the group of the rest Clubs.

In Hellas (Greece) the celebrations of the Award have taken place five (5) times so far.

§              The 1st at the Building of the Hellenic Archaiological Society in 1997 under the auspices of N. Chatzikiriakos-Gikas, the famous painter and member of the Academy of Athinai.

§              The 2nd at the Building of the Old House of Parliament in 1982 under the auspices of the President of Hellenic Democracy Constantinos Tsatsos.

§              The 3rd at the Herod Atticus Theatre in 1991 under the auspices of the Prime Minister Constantinos Mitsotakis, and

§              The 4th at the Building of the Old House Parliament in 2000 under the auspices of the President of Hellenic Democracy Constantinos Stefanopoulos.

§              The 5th at the Building of the Old House Parliament in 2009 under the auspices of ex Prime Minister Mr. Ioannis Grivas.

 

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