International Poetry Award to a Greek

(GREEK NEWS AGENDA)  Journalist and poet Petros Kassimatis (in Greek) has been awarded the Argentine writers’ association (SADE) first international literature prize which was established together with the Greek cultural organization “Nostos.”  Petros Kassimatis received the top prize in poetry for his work “Samarkand, at the Ancient Observatory,” and a distinction for another of his works. The award will be handed out in special ceremonies in Buenos Aires and Athens.  Writers and poets from Greece, Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Uruguay, Cyprus, Italy, Russia, Germany, the United States, Mexico and Spain competed in the international competition on “Hellenism and Alexander the Great.”