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Odeon of Herodes Atticus

Odeon of Herodes Atticus Voted Second Best Theater in the World

Odeon of Herodes Atticus in Athens Greece was placed second in the world’s top live performance theaters. The list was published by the prestigious Canadian newspaper “Globe and Mail” and it was entitled “Top venues for live theatre." This is...

Greeks of the World at Herodeon

A big concert dedicated to the Greeks who promoted Greece abroad with their work, the “Greeks of the World”, Theo Angelopoulos, Odysseas Elytis, Constantine P. Cavafy, Nikos Kazantzakis, Michael Cacoyannis, Maria Callas, Iakovos Kambanelis, Melina Mercouri, Yiannis Ritsos, Giorgos...

Lyceum Club of Greek Women Celebrates 102 Years

Five years after its last appearance, the Lyceum Club of Greek Women is returning to the Odeon of Herodes Atticus (the stone theater structure located on the southwest slope of the Acropolis of Athens) on Sept 21, with a...

Critchley Says Parthenon Marbles Are Greece's

Simon Critchley, a professor of philosophy at The New School in New York City, brought the house down at the 23d World Congress of Philosophy meeting in Athens when he said the Parthenon Marbles stolen from the Acropolis nearly...

Melina Mercouri Tribute Travels Us Around Greece

The Melina Mercouri Foundation, the Cultural Organization of Prespes and ADaM Productions of Badminton Theater present the performance, Melina-wherever I travel to, Greece…, a grand tribute to the famous Greek actress Melina Mercouri. The premier of the performance will take...

Europe Celebrates Its Cultural Heritage

According to "euronews", Europa Notra Awards winners were honored in an event held in Athens on June 15. Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, and world-famous tenor, Plácido Domingo, President of the NGO Europa Nostra, declared the...

Jobless Greeks Get Free Opera

The Odeon of Herodes Atticus, the ancient theater located on the southwest slope of the Acropolis of Athens, hosted a performance that was free for 1,500 unemployed Greek citizens, who got to hear Wagner’s The Flying Dutchman. There are more...

Athens Festival Honors Late Folk Singer Domna Samiou

The Athens Festival organized an event to pay tribute to the late Domna Samiou. She was an artist of a unique kind, always trying to designate Greek traditional music. On July 8, officials of the Herodes Atticus Odeon in...

Peace by Aristophanes in Odeon of Herodes Atticus

Peace, the Athenian comedy written by the playwright Aristophanes, is set to be performed in the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, on September 16th and 17th. The repertory ''Theatrical Route'' is in cooperation with popular actor Petros Filipidis, who will perform...