Throwback Thursday: One for the diary ...
Saturday, March 22 at 19:30 in the multi purpose room of the Cultural Centre of the Municipality of Skiathos, "Bourtzi" The opening of a photo exhibition on Skiathos and Newport, Rhode Island, USA. in the early 20th century.
The event has been co-organized by the 'Retired Seamens Association of Skiathos' and the 'Newport-Skiathos Club of Newport, Rhode Island, USA. The same event will be presented at Newport, and the opening will be held simultaneously in Skiathos, and Newport connecting via Skype.
The event is the result of many months of cooperation, between members of the Newport-Skiathos Club, and the Cultural Association of 'Skiathos'. For the first time, a jointly organized event between the twinned towns.
The forty photographs in the exhibition will be the same in both cities, and will be available for sale. The proceeds will go towards the establishment, of the Sailors Museum here on Skiathos, launched by the 'Retired Seamens Association of Skiathos'
With cooperation the teams created a facebook page titled ' Newport-Skiathos sister cities', which already counts more than 314 friends.
Our aim existence of a common website that will bring closer the cities through announcements, posts photos and records of history, and current affairs of the two cities.