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altCelebrating the “European Year of Cultural Heritage” the Greek non-profit organisation “Green Project” organises its journey to the fifth continent in a row, Australia, where the growth of renewable energy has been simply, breath-taking during the last few years. A delegation of experts is going to fly from Athens to Melbourne and then, using motor homes with solar panels, will travel along the east to west “Platypus trail” and fly back to Greece from Perth. The whole journey is expected to last approximately 29 days and cover 11.210 kms. 

To launch the event the Greek Community of Melbourne will screen a documentary from the team’s last project in South America, at the Greek Centre, on Sunday 5 August 2018, at 6pm. The Green Project team will take questions and explain what it is that their trek plans to achieve.

The team will consist of: Dr Yannis Tzortzis, Attorney at Law at the Supreme Court, Regulatory Authority for Energy, Greece, Member of the Royal Photographic Society of Great Britain and Film Director, Dr Theo Anagnostopoulos, Communication Expert and documentary’s presenter, Dr Aggelos Katsaggelos, Professor of Electrical Engineering και Computer Science, Northwestern University of Chicago, Ms Maria Vranopoulou, Historian, Cultural Anthropologist and Script Writer, Mr Jason Tavlas, Journalist Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation (ERT), Sound Technician, first Cameraman, Mr Alekos Markellos, Journalist, Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation (ERT) Correspondent in Australia, Film Producer, Ms Emma Papaemmanouel, Journalist, Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation (ERT) Correspondent in Australia, Mr Dimitris Paterakis, Civil Engineer, Photographer, second Cameraman, Mr Kostis Vardas, Education Expert, Photographer, third Cameraman, Ms Katerina Charterou, Pharmaceutical Marketing, Ms Sandy Vergitsi, Traditional Medicine Expert, Ms Valeria Kaltezioti, Molecular Biologist, Ms Kassiani Kaltezioti, Interior Designer, and Ms Vassiliki Kassoumi, Medical Scientist.

The project is supported by the Hellenic Ministry for Foreign Affairs, the Australian Embassy in Greece, the UNESCO Regional Bureau for Science and Culture in Europe, the Hellenic National Commission for UNESCO, the General Secretariat for Greeks, the Goulandris Natural History Museum, Athens, the Michael Cacoyannis Foundation, Athens, the Centre of Renewable Energy Sources, Athens, the Hellenic Wind Energy Association, the Hellenic Centre of Photography, Athens and the Greek Community of Melbourne (the Greek Centre for Contemporary Culture), have placed this project under their auspices.

When: Sunday 5 August at 6.00pm
Where: Greek Centre for Contemporary Culture (Delphi Bank Mez, 168 Lonsdale St, Melbourne)
Tickets: Free Entry
To Book: Reserve your seat at TRYBOOKING or call 9662 2722 (Mon - Fri 9am to 5pm)

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