Meeting of the Olive Tree Routes Members & Partners in Kalamata

28-30 September 2018

The International Meeting of Members, RECOMED, partners and friends of the Olive Tree Routes and an event for the 20th anniversary of the Routes of the Olive Tree, took place with great success and important participation in Kalamata…

Despite the unprecedented bad weather that hit the southern Peloponnese in this particular quarter, members from Italy, France, Spain, Slovenia, Tunisia and Greece participated in the meeting. All present members expressed their appreciation for the work of the Cultural Organization “Routes of the Olive Tree” and supported their efforts to solve the increased problems due to the economic crisis and the continuation of its action.

The participants were welcomed by the President of the Olive Oil Network Towns of the Mediterranean, RECOMED, and the President of the Cultural Organization “Routes of the Olive Tree”. In the context of this important networking meeting, an extensive review of the initiatives and the next actions took place in an extremely difficult and troubled period for Greece and the Mediterranean. At the same time, an extensive reference was made to the important work still ahead of the Organization for the success of its goals.

On the occasion of the International Meeting and the completion of the 20th anniversary of the launching of the “Routes of the Olive Tree”, an event was organized for the general public with a variety of activities such as the presentation of the book-time “The dancing Caravan ” by Giorgos Petsotas with the theme of the cultural itineraries “ Routes of the Olive Tree” , viewing small films of participants of the routes , a photography exhibition, a live jazz night, etc.