22nd World Congress of Poets
United Poets Laureate International
June 29 - July 3, 2011
President: Dr. Dimitris P. Kraniotis
Prefecture of Larissa
BE IT KNOWN TO THE CITIZENS OF THE WORLD:
The Board of Directors of United Poets Laureate International hereby resolves and proclaims that Dr. Dimitris P. Kraniotis is named official president of 22nd World Congress of Poets.
Hereby be it known to the nation and people of Greece that Dr. Dimitris P. Kraniotis has been honored with this distinguished title and position because of his acclaimed and renowned contributions to the glorious cause of poetry and because of the brilliant Greek cultural heritage through the ages.
Hereby resolved on 20 July, 2009, at Managua , Nicaragua , and attested to by the members of UPLI Board of Directors.
22nd WCP President Dimitris P. Kraniotis and UPLI President Benjamin R. Yuzon with the gift of Mayor of Larissa
22nd WCP President Dimitris P. Kraniotis "Distinguished Guest" (Huésped Distinguido) of the city Managua by Mayor of Managua Daysi Torres Bosques
22nd WCP President Dimitris P. Kraniotis and Minister of Culture of Nicaragua Luis Morales
22nd WCP President Dimitris P. Kraniotis: Award by Director for Political Strategegia of Sandinista Youth in Carazo Department Josue Velasquez Romero
22nd WCP President Dimitris P. Kraniotis and Mayor of Diriamba Bismark Perez
UPLI Executive Vice-President & 14th WCP President Wanda Rider, 22nd WCP President Dimitris P. Kraniotis and UPLI Vice-President & 15th WCP President Ronald Shafer
Photo: Mayor of Larissa and President of 22nd WCP/UPLI
The Mayor of Larissa Mr. Konstantinos Tzanakoulis stated that: "The Municipality of Larissa will aid this very important cultural event that has world-wide character and which will promote the city of Larissa and the Prefecture all over the world. With the holding of the Mediterranean Games in 2013 and the "Cultural Mediterranean" of 2009 - 2013, the event takes on special extent for the supporting of our tourism which is one of the biggest bets for the games."
Greek newspapers (in pdf ) about 22nd WCP / UPLI:
http://www.kosmoslarissa.gr/files/pdf/25-5-2009_p8.pdf (page 8)
http://www.kosmoslarissa.gr/files/pdf/27-5-2009_p8.pdf (page 8)
http://files.eleftheria.gr/pdf/%7B6A073733-9484-4367-9DDA-7EB7C4FB3499%7D_24-05-2009-FILO.pdf (page 27)
http://files.eleftheria.gr/pdf/%7B879CBD7E-9182-497D-B6A3-664E8A542216%7D_FYLLO-27-5.pdf (page 19)
Information about Larissa: