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Grecotel is honored to host Mary Katrantzou’s Pre-Show Cocktail at Grecotel Cape Sounio for the ELPIDA charity. On 3rd October, the designer will stage a groundbreaking show at the Temple of Poseidon.

On the 3rd of October 2019, at one of the world’s landmark locations, the Temple of Poseidon in Sounio - Greece, Mary Katrantzou will be presenting a collection inspired by its historical nature, in celebration of the 30 Years of “Elpida”. Cape Sounio, Grecotel Exclusive Resort is a proud Hospitality Sponsor. It is the first time that the Greek Ministry of Culture and the Archaeological Committee have authorized the use of the location for a private event.Due to the restrictive nature of the location, the guest capacity is 250 people, making this event a rare and exclusive experience. 100 members of the international press and VIPs will be invited to attend and cover the event globally (USA, UK, Europe, China, UAE, etc.).This rare cultural encounter will not only highlight the beauty of Greece but will also bring together leading personalities from the Arts and science at the birth place of Western Civilization. It will create a moment in time where the cultural present and the historical past are aligned in support of our future, the children.To mark the importance of the occasion, the brand is joining forces with “ELPIDA” Association of Friends of Children with Cancer.

Oscar winning composer Vangelis Papathanasiou, created an original soundtrack inspired by the synergy between the Temple of Poseidon, “ELPIDA” and the work of Mary Katrantzou. World renowned artistic director Etienne Russo and his production company “Villa Eugenie” will be creatively directing and producing this historical event.

Grecotel Hotels & Resorts, embraced this very special historical event, in a landmark location, supporting the 30 years of ELPIDA as well as the fashion designer Mary Katrantzou and her vision by raising money for the ELPIDA, Association of Friends of Children with Cancer.

Cape Sounio, Grecotel Exclusive Resort, located by the Temple of Poseidon, is proudly supporting the effort that aims to highlight Greece for its incredible cultural heritage and focus on the Athens Riviera as a destination when visiting Greece.

At Greece's Cape of Myth. Breathe. Touch. Live. 
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