Michael Wynne-Parker, Chairman of the Guild of Travel and Tourism, participated in the Ninth Annual Session of the Rhodes Forum organised by the World Public Forum-Dialogue of Civilizations, held in Rhodes, Greece. The outline of his speech is found in the ARCHIVE section.
Michael Wynne-Parker participated in the World Public Forum Dialogue of Civilizations conference on the subject of Holy Mount Athos, it´s history, traditions, and significance in 21st Century Europe. The conference was presided over by Vladimir Yakunin, President of the Forum and President of Russian Railways. It´s director was Fr. Anton Ilin, Archpriest, Russian Orthodox Church, Brussels.
Left to right; Robin Hay, Princess Katarina, Metropolitan Gerasim Sharashenidze of Georgia, Lady Olga Maitland, MW-P, Prince George Yourevsky
Vladimir Yakunin, MW-P, Fr. Anton Ilin
Princess Katarina-Opening Speech
Princess Katarina, MW-P, Vladimir Yakunin
Author signing the book for Charles Cholmondeley.
From left: Katerina Burges, Archbishop Elisey, David Rosier, Chairman of the Club, Author, Baron Frederick von Niddu
Some of the Attendees
Characters in the book include: Victor, 6th Marquess of Bristol, Glubb Pasha, Hammond Innes, Jonathon Guinness, Princess Katarina of Yugoslavia, Anthony Gurney, Brian Rix, Harold Macmillan, President JR Jayewardene, Dai Llewelyn, Margaret Thatcher and Jim Davidson.