2019 Athens and Epidaurus Festival schedule out

28 February 2019
463 Views

Greek and invited productions, partnerships and shows by foreign artists will be included in the 2019 Athens and Epidaurus Festival program, artistic director Vangelis Theodoropoulos announced on Tuesday at the Athens Conservatoire.

Theodoropoulos said that the programme that will be staged in the summer of 2019 at Odeon of Herodes Atticus, the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus, Pireos 260 and many others spaces around Athens and Piraeus, will be pluralistic, with social sensitivities and centered on diversity. He also stressed that, for the first time, director Bob Wilson will be part of the Festival with a production of Oedipus at Epidaurus theatre.

Asked if he knows whether the Minister of Culture Myrsini Zorba has the intention of renewing his term as Festival artistic director, which ends in April, Theodoropoulos replied that this is up to the Minister. He added that, should Zorba decide for Theodoropulos to remain, she will first need to “resolve some serious problems”, which he listed in a recent letter addressed to the Minister.

You may be interested

Coronavirus Greece: 52 new cases, 1884 cases in total, 2 new deaths
GREECE
shares18 views
GREECE
shares18 views

Coronavirus Greece: 52 new cases, 1884 cases in total, 2 new deaths

Panos - Apr 09, 2020

The Health Ministry’s coronavirus spokesman and infectious diseases professor Sotiris Tsiodras announced on Wednesday evening 52 new confirmed cases of…

European Commission approves 1.2 billion euros to support Greek economy
FINANCE
shares21 views
FINANCE
shares21 views

European Commission approves 1.2 billion euros to support Greek economy

Panos - Apr 09, 2020

The European Commission has approved a 1.2 billion euro Greek aid scheme to support the Greek economy in the context…

Weather forecast: Mostly fair
GREECE
shares14 views
GREECE
shares14 views

Weather forecast: Mostly fair

Panos - Apr 09, 2020

Mostly fair weather and northerly winds are forecast for Thursday. Wind velocity will reach 7 on the Beaufort scale. Mostly…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.