Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura on Monday presented yet another award to film director Antonios Theoharis Kioukas for his video “Greece- A-365-day destination” promoting the country abroad, which has already scooped up a large number of international awards in the last 10 months.
At a press conference held at the ministry on Monday, Kountoura awarded Kioukas and presented the actions of the Greek National Tourism Organisation (GNTO) for Greece’s promotion abroad.
She said that “GNTO has surpassed itself in recent years and is very successful”.
On his part, GNTO General Secretary Constantinos Tsegas explained that the 3 min and 38 sec video has received six international distinctions in the last 10 months, winning prizes at the festivals of Bulgaria, Croatia, Berlin, Latvia and the US International Film and Video Festival in California. The video is in English and has been translated into Arabic, Chinese, Russian, German, Italian, Spanish and Serbian. It will be screened during the long-haul flights of a large number of airlines.