Community Engagement

Adviser, Surrey Muse
Surrey, BC
Manolis serves as an Adviser to Surrey Muse core group with focus on outreach to the literary communities.
2015 To Present

Vice-President, Royal City Literary and Arts Society (RCLAS)
New Westminster, BC
Responsibilities included …

1st World Poetry Competition ‘Manolis Aligizakis’, 2014
The one-time competition was established and funded by Greek Canadian poet Manolis Aligizakis and carried out by the International Art Academy. Entries were invited from around the world for the competition. Participation was open to all poets writing in Greek language regardless of age, nationality, or country of residence.
First three prizes
1st prize: 1500 Euros and a Medal
2nd prize: 1000 Euros and a Medal
3rd prize: 500 euros and a Medal
The Winners
1st Prize: Katerina Gerogianni
2nd Prize: Panagiotis Argiropoulos
3rd Prize: Chara Naoum