The international launch of ‘The Adventures of Roulis Nefroulis’ was held on July 2, at the Event Hall of Serafio of the Municipality of Athens under the auspices of the City of Athens. A number of prominent personalities, representatives of the Literary field, the Academic community, distinguished representatives from the field of Medicine and other scientific fields as well as representatives of the state attended the programme.
‘The Adventures of Roulis Nefroulis’ a tale by Elena Magiati-Karabi and Pantelis Hatzis tells the story of “Roulis Nefroulis”, which is available for free distribution to children undergoing treatment in nephrology units in the country. The national launching of the book published by Writers International Edition was held on June 4 in Naoussa, Greece.
The international launching event was coordinated by Isaia Tsaousidou, International President of the Association of European Journalists AEJ. The former Minister of Insurance and Labor Dimitris Stratoulis, Dr. Theodoros Hiras, Nephrologist at Sismanogleio General Hospital of Attica, and Theofanis Apostolou, former President & current Scientific Associate of the Hellenic Nephrological Society, talked about the book. Eleni Barbalia, a graduate of the Drama School of the Athens Conservatory, recited dramatized excerpts from the book. Authors Elena Magiati-Karabi and Pantelis Hatzis talked about the tale, which touched the delicate strings of young and old, as well as the major issue of organ donation, while Linguist and litterateur Prof. Irene Doura-Kavadia spoke on behalf of the Editions.
The Award Ceremony of the Panorama International Literature Festival International conducted by Writers Capital International Foundation was also held along with the book launch. The world record-winning programme was held from 1-31 January this year gathering writers from 65 countries and 6 continents. Secretary-General of Writers Capital International Foundation Prof. Irene Doura-Kavadia presented the awards to the Greek awardees. Along with the Panorama awards, the Golden Book Awards 2022, as well as the International Women’s Awards 2021-22 were also presented to esteemed Greek authors and Ladies who excelled in their field and placed themselves in the service of humanity.