Protocol of cooperation between the municipalities of Smyrna and Nea Smyrni


For the first time, a cooperation protocol of the Municipalities of Smyrna and Nea Smyrna was signed.


A historic visit took place in Smyrna on October 3 in the context of the events from October 1 to 5, launching a new era of cultural cooperation between the Smyrna and Nea Smyrni municipalities. The Mayor of Nea Smyrna, Stavros Tzoulakis, signed a protocol of cooperation with the mayor of the Metropolitan Municipality of Smyrna, Aziz Kocaoğlu, accompanied by Delegates of Deputy Mayors and Municipal Councilors.


The theme of the meeting between mayors was "Izmir - Nea Smyrna: Links of History, Bridge of Culture and Tradition".


The same evening, Vangelis Chatzaturian (President of the Civil Society & Sport Organization of the Municipality of Nea Smyrna) met with a huge success concert with Giorgos Dalaras, Estudiantida Nea Ionia at the Ahmed Adnan Saygun Culture Center of Smyrna in the city center, where he participated the Symphony Orchestra of Smyrna with Maestro the famous Hakan Sensoy.


During these days there was a photo exhibition organized by the Cultural Organization of the Municipality of Nea Smyrna, on the subject of 60 rare postcards from the period of Smyrna, which give an interesting picture of the daily social life of the city at the beginning of the 20th century century.


The photos come mainly from the archives of the Digital Museum of Smyrna & Nea Smyrni, as well as the personal record of Vangelis Chatzanturian.