|Posted by moodhacker on June 8, 2017 at 12:10 AM|
Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura attended the celebrations for the Sports and Hellenism in New York organised by Cosmos FM for its 30-year anniversary which coincided with the 30th anniversary from Greece first place in the European Basketball Championship in 1987.
Kountoura met with Greek basketball players Yiannis and Thanassis Antetokounmpo and invited them to become ambassadors of the Greek tourism and to contribute to Greece's international promotion.
Primary guest and honored person of the Cosmos FM event, Yiannis Antetokounmpo, recieved a prize for his offer and contribution to the worldwide fame of Greece, along with his brother Thanassis .
The central Greece's player 30 years ealrier, during Greece's EuroBasket 1987 gold medal victory, today a politician Panayotis Fassoulas, internationally known as "The Spider" form his basketball career was also honored by a prize awared to him by the Head of the Health Tourism in Greece inititative and President of Mayors o Greece Giorgos Patoulis. Above, Giorghos Patoulis and his wife Marina Patouli with Yiannis Anetokoumpo, and much Greek pride... Below, Panayiotis Fassoulas
The place was filled with eminent Greeks and businessmen, along with Archbishop Demetrius, who spoke with the best words about the ethos of the honored Anthacombo family,
Among them the veteran Greek journalist George Tragas, who had run a special event on New Year's eve with Cosmos fm , on the photo below, with with the President of Cosmos Fm, Kostas Angeloudis
The presentation of the whole event was undertaken by the Greek-American presenter, Mr. Earnie Anastos.