01 Jul COURT CLEARS FORMER ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF ATHENS FESTIVAL
In a highly publicised case Mr George Loukos, a former chair and artistic director of the Athens & Epidaurus Festival, Greece’s biggest annual cultural event, was cleared on 20.6.2023 from financial mismanagement charges by a unanimous judgment of the Court of Appeal Athens sitting as a first instance court after a lengthy trial.
Ilias Anagnostopoulos said: ‘Mr George Loukos, who boosted the Athens Festival’s fame to unprecedented heights, was cleared from unfair charges fabricated by state bureaucrats back in 2015. The Court’s judgment is cause for celebration among art lovers around the world. We are deeply honoured to have helped him take his life back’.