THE COMPANY

 The Public Benefit Corporation is managed by an 11-commitee of Directors, whose members are appointed by the deputies of the City Council.
Since these members at least three (3) are elected representatives of the municipality, one (1) representative of workers in the undertaking designated by the General Assembly and a representative of the social organization of the region. The other members are citizens or residents of the municipality who have experience or knowledge relating to the business object. In the case of elected members at least one of them from the minority.

The purpose of the Public Benefit Corporation of the Municipality of Patras – Patras Carnival are:

  • Design and implementation of the annual program of activities and events of Carnival.
  • This function lab carnival structures to meet the needs of the carnival, the Municipality of the Entity, the city’s non-profit entities.
  • The promotion of the special carnival style and aesthetics of the promotion or sale of projects and constructions produced by the carnival workshop.
  • The implementation of policies for the further development, enhancement and protection of the institution ‘Carnival’.

Among the goals of the Public Benefit Corporation are:

  • The organization of cultural events such as concerts, theater performances, exhibitions and other events in connection with the “Carnival” throughout the year.
  • The development of cultural exchange at national, European or international level concerning the Carnival, according to the legislation.
  • The establishment and operation of Carnival Park and Museum.
  • The organization of training, educational and other recreational activities related to the Carnival.
  • The protection and management of cultural heritage of the municipality associated with the “Carnival”.
  • The implementation of policies and participation in activities and programs aimed at further development of the Carnival as a cultural institution.
  • The studies and participation in activities related to the implementation of applied research and technology programs to further develop the construction of the Carnival.
  • The promotion and development of the volunteer movement for the “Carnival” with the creation of a local network of voluntary organizations and volunteer groups.
  • The processing, submission and implementation of programs relating to cultural co-financed by the European Union and / or national authorities, and the action or involvement of any other initiative or action related to the “Carnival”.
  • Pursuing visitor turnout in the city and the carnival through studies, research, cooperation and actions.
  • Development of cooperation with cultural associations, parents’ associations and guardians.

Finally in line with the responsibilities of municipalities, new municipal public utility company can develop, and the following activities:

  • Organization of tourism of the Municipality visibility to local, national or international exhibitions and events,
  • Manage and enrich the Municipality website on issues of competence, news, events, etc.
  • Studies utilization of traditional or old buildings,
  • Implementation of actions in the framework of national and European projects in cooperation with public or private institutions, schools, other educational institutions, NGOs, associations etc.,
  • Cooperation with the Employment Agency, the “Network A for employment”, the LUCC and other agencies to promote local actions and national programs that implement to combat unemployment, support employment, developing entrepreneurship,
  • Search via the Internet and other information sources for research and technology projects in which municipalities and businesses can join them and candidature files and cooperation for this purpose with other bodies,
  • Implementation of programs either as a coordinator or as a partner.
  • Develop cultural activities local to rescue local traditions and customs and cooperation with relevant bodies in organizing popular events.

THE BOARD PUBLIC BENEFIT OF UNDERTAKING THE MUNICIPALITY OF PATRAS – PATRAS CARNIVAL

CHRYSOVITSANOS NIKOS – PRESIDENT
DRAGOTIS KON / NOS – VICE
LEKKA ELENI – STATE
DIMISIANOS DIMITRIS – STATE
PETRITSIS GEORGE – STATE
TZAMALOUKA TETI – STATE
KONSTANTINIDI ANASTASIA – STATE
KANELLAKIS NIKOS – STATE
PAPALEXIS NIKOS – STATE
STATHOPOULOS ARISTIDIS – STATE
MARINIS GEORGE – STATE

The Director of Public Benefit Corporation of the Municipality of Patras – Patras Carnival

ORESTES SKALTSAS