Festival of Philippi-Thassos 2013

Festival of Philippi-Thassos 2013
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Event from 05 Jul 2013 until 01 Sep 2013

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Posted by Greeka on 27 Jun 2013

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This year, the 56th Festival of Philippi-Thassos is dedicated to the town of Kavala, celebrating the 100 years since its liberation, and to the Greek poet Constantine Cavafy, for the 150 years since its birth. Events will take place in the Ancient Theatre of Philippi, the Castle of Kavala, the Ancient Theatre of Thassos, schoolyards, cafes and other venues of the region.

The schedule of the festival is as follows:

July 5th and August 9th
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Celebrating the 100 years from the liberation of Kavala, the amateur group Fairy-tellers (Paramythades) presents a performance that will take place inside an old suburban bus.

July 5th and 6th
Peace (play) by Aristophanes in the Ancient Theatre of Philippi

July 7th
Polis at the House Gardens of Mehmet Ali Pacha, Kavala
Celebrating the 150 years since the birth of the poet C. Cavafy, the Greek journalist Maria Houkli presents his poems accompanied on the piano by music composer Thodoris Ikonomou.

July 8th until July 13th
Memorandum Kavala Lab
Experiential laboratory in public space of Kavala, on Eleftherias str

July 9th till August 10th
Breaths of a town
The Photography Group of Kavala presents their work at the windows of closed shops in the City Mall of the town.

July 10th
Tavli (Backgammon), Theatrical play in the Castle of Kavala

July 13th and 14th
The Bacchae (play) by Euripides in the Ancient Theatre of Philippi

July 15th
Cavafy in cinema, in the building of Palia Mousiki in Kavala
Two Greek directors, G. Smaradgis and S. Haralambopoulos, present their movies on this poet

July 18th
Don Perlimplin and Belisa, Play by Lorca presented in the Castle of Kavala

July 19th
Don Perlimplin and Belisa, Play by Lorca presented in the yard of the 1st Primary School of Thassos

July 19th and 20th
Mikis Theodorakis- My life, in the Ancient Theatre of Philippi

July 20th and August 10th
The Invisible Troupe
Thirty two artists present their work through poems of Cavafy, in the House of Mehmet Ali Pasha

July 21st
Tavli (Backgammon), Theatrical play in the yard of the 1st Primary School of Thassos

July 22nd
Egypt on Cavafy, Lecture by the translator Samouel Bissaras at the House Gardens of Mehmet Ali Pasha

July 24th
Musical concert by Giorgos Dalaras and Glykeria in the Ancient Theatre of Philippi

July 25th and 26th
Koinos Logos (theatrical play) in the Castle of Kavala

July 27th and 28th
Agamemnon (play) by Aeschylus in the Ancient Theatre of Philippi

July 27th
Koinos Logos (theatrical play) in the yard of the 1st Primary School of Thassos

July 29th
Poems of Cavafy presented in the historical kafeneion Mavri Thalassa, in the region Sougelo Kavala. Poems of Giannis Ritsos will also be presented.

July 31st
The Government Inspector (play) by Nikolai Gogol, at the Castle of Kavala

August 2nd and 3rd
Media (play) by Euripides in the Ancient Theatre of Philippi

August 4th
Performance by the amateur group Pyrotexnimata in the Castle of Kavala

August 5th
Musical performance by the Grek composer Evathia Rempoutsika at the Castle of Kavala

August 6th
The group Theonoi presents the only short story of Cavafy, titled At the day light in the building of Palia Mousiki, Kavala

August 7th
Eleni (play) by Euripides at the Castle of Kavala

August 9th and 10th
Plutus (play) by Aristophanes at the Ancient Theatre of Philippi

August 11th and 13th
Theatrical play My old father at Imaret, Kavala

August 14th
The writer and poet Giorgos Chronas reads Cavafy at the House Gardens of Mehmet Ali Pasha

August 16th
The State Orchestra of Thessaloniki presents a gala opera for the 200 years since the birth of Verdi, at the Ancient Theatre of Philippi

August 17th
Cavafy and Eliot- Parallel Lives
The actor Akyllas Karazisis reads poems of Cavafy at the Garden of Tokos Megaron, Kavala

August 18th
Cyclops (play) by Euripides at the Ancient Theatre of Philippi

August 24th
Trachiniae (play) by Sophocles at the Ancient Theatre of Philippi

August 29th
Yparxei kai filotimo, Theatrical play at the Castle of Kavala

August 30th
Don Carlos, performance by the National Opera and Ballet Theatre of Sofia at the Ancient Theatre of Philippi

August 31st
Zorba the Greek, performance by the National Opera and Ballet Theatre of Sofia at the Ancient Theatre of Philippi

September 1st
A child counts the stars
A theatrical play for children at the Ancient Theatre of Philippi

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