The liberal award ceremony of “Prometheus 2017” – the first awards for freedom in Greece – were established in 2017 by KEFiM-Markos Dragoumis. The event took place in mid-December in Athens in the presence of more than a hundred prominent guests. Well-known actor George Angelopoulos hosted the evening.
The “Lifetime Achievement Award” was presented by Alexandros Skouras, President of KEFiM, to American libertarian Tom G. Palmer. Palmer acts as Vice-President of the Atlas Network and has been a longtime supporter of Greek liberalism. The “Journalist of the Year Award” was awarded to Kostas Stoupas, while Greek cartoonist Arkas was named “Artist of the Year”. Publisher Vangelis Trikeriotis received the accolade on behalf of the well-known but reclusive caricaturist. Lastly, KEFiM’s Executive Director Nikos Rompapas announced the winner in the category “Entrepreneur of the Year”. Nikos Drandakis, founder of the Greek mobile app Taxibeat, received the honors. Continue reading