The 130 years celebrated the Mercedes, in a special event at Zappeion.
On the occasion then the 130 years since the creation of the first car, eight Greek artists Marina Vernikou, Takis Diamantopoulos, Theodore Zouboulakis, Katia Zygouli, Tatiana Karapanagiotis George Kelefas, Michael Kefalogiannis, Venia Bechraki inspired by the most famous star, that of Mercedes the photographed through their own life philosophy by connecting the brand with the art, innovation and modern aesthetics with Daphne Zoumboulakis have artistic ability.
In the courtyard of the Zappeion, the guests watched from nearby stations models in the history of the brand, such as SL 190 Cabrio, 170 Sedan, 220 Sedan framed by nine contemporary models of Mercedes-Benz. These were: A-CLASS, CLA, GLA, C Sedan, C Coupe, GLC, GLE, GLE Coupe and the “flagship” of the S-Class Company
The event culminated with soprano Marilena Striftombolas, which is accompanied by the Orchestra Mobile, interpreted the Starman David Bowie, in a unique arrangement, exclusively for the night, under the care of renowned maestro Theodore Orphanides.
And a few words for 130 years Mercedes – Benz
1886: The Carl Benz, lodges the Imperial Patent Office, a patent application for the vehicle with gasoline. The Patent DRP 37435 is currently regarded as the “birth certificate” of the car bearing the name Patent-Motorwagen -Patentarismeno motorway for the first car in the world with a gasoline engine.
1888: The Bertha Benz, wife of Carl, making the first major route 100 km consolidating the reliability of the car.
1901: The first Mercedes, the Gottlieb Daimler, a new powerful for car era, makes his appearance in “Speed Week” Nice thus marking the end use wagons.
1909: The sons of Gottlieb Daimler – Paul and Adolf – back in their memory, that their father used as a three-spoke star symbol and the guarantee as a logo. From 1910 onwards the star decorates all their vehicles.
1926: The Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft and Benz & Cie merged companies with the common goal to remain competitive. The world’s most famous three-spoke star, framed by the name Mercedes – the behalf of the daughter of the Austrian businessman and Consul General – and the first distributor of Daimler vehicles – Emil Jelinek – and the famous name Benz. The Mercedes-Benz star framed in the first stage of a laurel wreath, and then the signal progresses and reaches its current form.