- YEAR OF GRANT
- CATEGORYARTS & CULTURE
- ORGANIZATION LOCATIONKastoria
- GRANT LOCATIONGREECE
- ORGANIZATION WEBSITEwww.imkastorias.gr
Partial funding for the construction of a multipurpose cultural center.
The H. M. Church of Kastoria sponsors various initiatives to increase the cultural education of its inhabitants, including children´s camps, Byzantine music school, scholarships and free holiday meals for disadvantaged families. The city of Kastoria is the capital of the prefecture of Kastoria in the westernmost part of the region of Macedonia, N. Greece. Kastoria is known for its natural beauty, as it is built around Lake Orestiada and is surrounded by mountains. The city flourished during the late Byzantine and Ottoman eras, a fact that is evident from the beautiful architecture of its churches as well as from the manor houses in the area.