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National Theater Offers Cut-Price Tickets for Ancient Greek Dramas

The National Theatre will offer, for the third year in a row, a certain number of reduced-price tickets for its two summer productions performed at the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus, Aristophanes' "Plutus" (Wealth) on July 13 and 14 and...

Greek Scientists Dispute Article About "Myth" of Great Acoustics at Epidaurus Theater

The Hellenic Institute of Acoustics (ELINA) objects to a Guardian article about the "abolition of the myth of good acoustics in the ancient theater of Epidaurus". According to a report on The Guardian, the acoustics in the ancient theater are...

Dutch Scientists Say that Epidaurus Theatre Legendary Acoustics are a Myth (video)

Dutch researchers say the acoustics of the theatre at Epidaurus are not as dazzling as they have been hailed. Dating from the fourth century BC, and seating up to 14,000 spectators, the theatre has long been admired for its sound...

300 Dancers to Celebrate End of Epidaurus Festival with Morea Music

The Epidaurus Festival will end on August 19 with a great celebration of Morea music and dancing, featuring 300 dancers who will perform at the Ancient Theater of Epidaurus. Under the direction of Lambros Liavas, a great tribute to the...

Greece, Italy Collaborate to Preserve Ancient Mansion in Sea Bottom

Greek and Italian archaeologists are collaborating on a program to preserve an ancient mansion at the bottom of the sea of Ancient Epidaurus. The underwater conservation activities are part of a pilot training program for the conservation of marine archaeological...

Diazoma Unveils New Plans to Promote Epidaurus Theater

Diazoma, the group for the protection of ancient theaters, presented its developmental plans for Epidaurus, the well-preserved ancient theater in the Peloponnese famed for its acoustics. The general assembly that ran from September 16-18 was attended by members of Diazoma group, made up...

Athens and Epidaurus Festival Program Unveiled: Edgy, Political and Youthful

Greece's major cultural event, the 61st Athens and Epidaurus Festival, is full of youth this year with 80 performances at a number of venues from mid-June to mid-August this year. Events take place at the little and large Epidaurus...

German Director Arrested for Filming Naked Scenes in Epidaurus

German director Matthias Langhoff was arrested for shooting scenes with a naked actress in the ancient theatre of Epidaurus, Peloponnese, southern Greece. According to Greek newspaper "Efimerida ton Syntakton," the German director and his crew have been in the area since...

Nafplio Aims to Claim European Capital of Culture 2021

Nafplio will claim the title of European Capital of Culture for the year 2021. This was Mayor of Nafplio--Dimitris Kostouros’--proposition, which was approved by the city’s council. Nafplio, for the second time in the city’s history, is putting forth its...

Golfo at Epidaurus on August 16

The well-known to all Greeks bucolic idyll between Golfo and Tassos, will revive for only one night, at the ancient theater of Epidaurus on August 16. The play, directed by Nikos Karathanos, enchanted during the winter season the Athenian...