“The European Capital of Culture – Patras 2006” acknowledges the valuable support of companies and organizations that were linked with “Patras 2006” events.
The local DUR clothing factory was one of our first supporters. They sponsored the Volunteers Programme’s campaign of “Patras 2006”, providing all the volunteers’ uniforms.
The Hellenic Post Offices (ELTA) effectively conveyed the message of the “European Capital of Culture – Patras 2006” by issuing collector’s stamps.
GEFYRA S.A., the company responsible for the construction and the maintenance of “Harilaos Trikoupis” – the longest cable-stayed bridge in the world- which links Rio with Antirio, sponsored several events such as the “Leonardo Da Vinci Exhibition: Scientist and Inventor”.
3E S.A. and specifically the Natural Mineral Water Avra, participated in this cultural celebration along with OTE and COSMOTE companies that sponsored all together summer’s most pop concert the Eros Ramazzotti concert.
3E also supported “Patras 2006” “Children’s Art”, only this time with its children’s favorite natural fruit juice AMITA JUICE.
ERT S.A. (National Broadcast) supported the communication of the “European Capital of Culture – Patras 2006”.
The public buses of Achaia (KTEL S.A.) promoted the “European Capital of Culture – Patras 2006” throughout the entire national road system.
Sponsors of “Patras 2006” also became NOVA BANK and PIRAEUS BANK that through their imposing banners reminded the citizens and the passers-by that the city is hosting the most significant European scheme, the European Capital of Culture.
We would also like to thank all the supporters of the “European Capital of Culture – Patras 2006” who turned words into actions.