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June 17, 2008

Stelios’s advert campaign

Posted at 10:34 am in Elgin Marbles, New Acropolis Museum

Stelios Haji-Ioannou’s advertising campaign has now been published in a number of national newspapers in Britain. On his website, he has created a page dedicated to the reunification of the Parthenon Marbles. This also links to a copy of the actual advert, along with a photo of his new cruise ship with the words Reunite the Parthenon Marbles painted on the side.


Stelios steps into Parthenon Marbles debate with new, challenging ad campaign
posted: 16.06.08

Stelios Haji-Ioannou, founder of easyCruise, has announced the launch of a national advertising campaign to get the nation talking about one of the World’s most complex cultural debates.

From Monday 16th June, open letters from Stelios himself will appear in the national press, calling for the curators of the British Museum and the new Acropolis Museum in Athens to open up communications to find a mutually acceptable way to engage in a cultural exchange. Within the letter, Stelios says: “I think the time has come for the curators of the two museums to have a constructive dialogue about the Parthenon Marbles. Away from politics and name calling, I feel there is now a win-win solution for both museums in the form of a cultural exchange. Therefore, art lovers worldwide might get the once in a lifetime chance to see these masterpieces reunited.”
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June 1, 2008

Stelios’s next step in the battle for the Elgin Marbles

Posted at 10:48 pm in Elgin Marbles

Earlier this year, Easyjet founder Stelios Haji-Ioanou spoke out in support for the return of the Parthenon Sculptures to Greece. He’s now continuing on this theme with the motto “Reunite the Parthenon Marbles” painted onto his new cruise ship.

Daily Telegraph

easyCruise’s cut-price Odyssey
Max Davidson
Last Updated: 1:13PM BST 30/05/2008

Max Davidson joins the lastest ship from easyCruise for its maiden voyage around the Aegean – and is pleasantly surprised. Just don’t mention the breakfast .

It is after midnight. On the dance floor, a sixtysomething Sikh is strutting his stuff, arms aloft, to the strains of the Plastic People. “Nice mover,” says the man on the double bass. From the bar, a young German couple watch, mesmerised. There is a shriek of drunken laughter from the deck above. Welcome aboard the people’s cruise ship.
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