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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...

More than 2M Visit Museums and Archaeological Sites

The significant rise in tourism can interpret to an extent the rise in the number of visitors to museums and archaeological sites around Greece. According to the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT), in the period January-April 2013, visitors to museums...

Satire and Satyr At Epidaurus

National Theatre of Greece is going to perform  and come on stage with only satirical drama that will now bring Cyclops by Euripides. The performance will be staged by Vassilis Papavassiliou, with the leading triumvirate of Dimitris Piatas (Cyclops), Nikos...

Kevin Spacey Plays "Richard III" at Epidaurus Theatre

Kevin Spacey and director Sam Mendes returned to Epidaurus, as they had promised, with the Shakespearean theatrical play “Richard III”. The play will be staged for three days and it is already sold out, as almost 27.500 tickets...