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Kostis Palamas (Κωστής Παλαμάς) bust


Artist: Michalis Tombros 

Location: Kostis Palamas square, Pafos Municipality square. Pafos district

Material: Marble

Dimensions: 168 cm x 49 cm x 29 cm

Category: Public Figures, Public sculpture before 1960

Photography: Adrienne Christiansen & Evangelia Matthopoulou

Kostis Palamas (1859-1943) is ranked among the most prominent Greek poets of the late 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century. The memorial was commissioned by the Pafos Municipality, during Christodoulos Galatopoulos office. He introduced the first “Kostis Palamas Week” on 20-27 February 1949. The unveiling took place on May 20th 1951.  


Loizos Filippou (Λοΐζος Φιλίππου) bust

Λοΐζου και Πασχαλίδης (2)n Φίλιππος Λοΐζου (4)nΦίλιππος Λοΐζου (3)n

Artist: Michalis Tombros

Location: Nikolaidio high school, Georgios Griva Digenis Avenue,

Pafos Municipality. Pafos district.

Material: Marble

Dimensions: 144 cm x 42 cm x 34 cm

Category: Public Figures

Photography: Evangelia Matthopoulou

Filippou was a renowned educator. The construction of the bust was an initiative of a private committee for Filippou bust; the Pafos Bishopric; the Pafos’ Municipality; and Nikolaidio high school board. The unveiling took place on December 14th 1975. 

Selected sources
Χαραυγή (Haravgi), October 23, 1965, p. 5.
~ Ελευθερία (Eleftheria), September 30, 1970, p. 5.