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Date: 06/Nov/2009

HONORING THE MEMORY OF GRIGORIS LAMBRAKIS IN A EVENT WITH MIKIS THEODORAKIS AS GUEST OF HONOR
Honoring the Greek Pacifist and Humanitarian Grigoris Lambrakis, SEGAS (Hellenic Athletics Federation) and the Athens Classic Marathon Organizing Committee are organizing an event on 06 November 2009, in which Mikis Theodorakis, Vassilis Vassilikos and Kostas Gavras are invited as Guests of Honor. The event is organized in the Athens Music Hall, under the title: "Peace, Democracy, Culture, Sports".

Vassilis Vassilikos is the author who recounted the events around the assassination of Grigoris Lambrakis in a novel translated into thirty-two languages. Based on the book, the famous film director Kostas Gavras created the award-winning film "Z", with music by Mikis Theodorakis.

This event is held under the auspices of the President of the Hellenic Republic, Carolos Papoulias, who will also be present. Along with the Athens Classic Marathon, the Hellenic Athletics Federation, which is the organizer of the event, organizes the last three years an International Sport EXPO on Sports, Health and Tourism. This year, the ATHENS CLASSIC MARATHON EXPO 2009 will be accommodated in the Zappeio Megaro (Zappeio Conference and Exhibition Centre), on 06-07 November 2009. The ATHENS CLASSIC MARATHON EXPO is focusing on Running, Lifestyle, Sports and Tourism, Health and Fitness. The Visitors of the EXPO will have the opportunity to get acquainted with products and services promoting sport tourism in Greece, meet other sport fans and organization, experience the spirit of the Athens Classic Marathon event.

Along with the Athens Classic Marathon, the Hellenic Athletics Federation, which is the organizer of the event, organizes the last three years an International Sport EXPO on Sports, Health and Tourism. This year, the ATHENS CLASSIC MARATHON EXPO 2009 will be accommodated in the Zappeio Megaro (Zappeio Conference and Exhibition Centre), on 06-07 November 2009.

The ATHENS CLASSIC MARATHON EXPO is focusing on Running, Lifestyle, Sports and Tourism, Health and Fitness. The Visitors of the EXPO will have the opportunity to get acquainted with products and services promoting sport tourism in Greece, meet other sport fans and organization, experience the spirit of the Athens Classic Marathon event.

More than 22,000 visitors from Greece and another 7,000 visitors from abroad are expected to visit the Athens Classic Marathon EXPO this year. International Marathon Organizers, Travel Agencies, Companies of the Running Industry and other organizations are invited to participate in the Athens Classic Marathon EXPO and become part of this unique event.
 

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