January 16th, a meeting was held calling upon importers, traders of Greek products in Belgium and other members of the business sector to join efforts towards a common goal. "Our aim is to spread the word about Greek products in Belgium to local consumers of all nationalities, and raise awareness including on the Greek Mediterranean diet,” -quote by one of the founding member of the campaign."
February - Organization of a business to consumer- B2C- event “Morning Stroll into Greek Tastes” at the center of Brussels with the participation of small Greek producers represented in Belgium. Degustation and promotion of products in the Belgium market.
Second meeting with traders, importers and small producers. The network is growing. Presentation of new actions and calls for participation in different events that Discovering Greek Products is organizing or co-organising.
Discovering Network participated in the European Parliament conference 'Increasing Greek agricultural productivity by raising quality' held on the 10th of April 2013 and hosted by Jorgo Hatzimarkakis. All speakers presented to the audience how innovative entrepreneurs can make Greek products escape the confines of their country and achieve steady exports.
9th of May - Participation with a stand at the ''12 ώρες για την Ελλάδα”.
- Coordination of a Boutique with Greek Products with the participation of traders of the network.
- Presentation of the PaximaDako Cook –Kit.
- Presentation of Krokos Kozanis Cooperative (Greek Saffron) after accepting the campaign's invitation.
5th of May - Participation @ Europe's Day at Schuman square at the center of Brussels.
- First time participation at an open event and representation of Greece.
- A programme full of Greece with traditional Easter tsourekia and eggs, Greek Olive oil tasting, tasting of fava and tarama prepared by our team of Chefs.
- Presentation of the Cook-Kit idea (Kritharaki and Fava cook-kit)
A taste of Greece in Antwerp was our destination, 17 traders were our partners ‘in food crime’ , award winning olive oils were there to be tasted and purchased, cooking classes were organised to show Greek cuisine and more importantly roll out the perfect dough for the perfect Greek spinach pie were held. Over 500 people came to see what all the fuss was about, they travelled from around the country and Holland.
Art and Food is a provocative culinary introduction to local products. With collaboration with one of our network members Periples we organised a culinary journey throughout the year. Our guests have discovered a variety of Greek traditional products.
The Greek and the Beautiful - Episode 1 @ the nail bar is the first of the events that have as aim to increase the awareness on Greek beauty products.
The team of “a discovering network” is getting beautiful. All guests have enjoyed a Sunday afternoon of pampering and discovery (Sunday, 15 December, 16:30 το 19:30.) The idea came as we were just talking with our friends at the Ethnic Bar (Av. Louise 277) and we thought what best than to combine pleasure and beauty.
The Belgian Chapter of AHEPA is introducing itself to the Belgian society by organizing an event dedicated to Greece. Through a series of events that took place at the campus of Solbosch of the Libre Universite de Bruxelles (ULB), they aim in aiding the Greek Language Schools of Brussels as well as contributing to the fund raised by SOS Pyrosvesi
Discovering a week of Greek tastes and culinary treasures at the Berlaymont cantine from 12 to 16 of May
Under the auspices of the Greek Presidency of the Council of the EU, the Berlaymont cantine (EU) in collaboration with the non-profit association A Discovering Network asbl, will be offering for one week mythical Greek tastes from different Greek regions. Superb ingredients and simple cooking under the direction of Chef Prineas create daily culinary masterpieces: experience the pleasure of Greek gastronomy in the heart of the EU Institutions for five days only.
check in our events web page to discover more
Schuman Event -May 2014
At Schuman Square celebrating -Europe, Open doors for Institutions and fete du Pain-visitors discovered Greece and Greek products and enjoyed a sunny day full of Greek delicacies, treats and warm smiles!
Thank you all for your support!
12 Hours for Greece 2014
A Discovering Network has joined the 12 Hours for Greece 2014 event.
Thank you "12 hours for Greece" -an event brought by the exceptional filelinas Jimmy Jamar, inviting Greeks and friends of Greeks but also people that live in Belgium to "a get together act" of solidarity helping Greece.