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In March 2017, a renowned Greek contemporary dance company is to perform its latest work in Bucharest. This will be the most significant event of Greek theatre to be held in Romania for 27 years.
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The Omonia publishing house, in partnership with the Hellenic Foundation for Culture, presents a bilingual (Greek-Romanian) volume about Rigas Velestinlis, the Greek scholar, writer and revolutionary, with the title: Rigas Velestinlis and the Romanian Principalities. The presentation will take place on Monday, 31th of October 2016 at 6pmin, at the Romanian National Library (“Mircea Eliade” room).
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Thanks to everyone who joined us for the concerts with Teti Kasioni and Giorgos Athanasiou.
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Thanks to everyone who turned out for the screenings of short films, inspired by Greek literary works. We thank warmly the Bookstore Cărturești for hosting our event, and the Drama Short Film Festival for the perfect collaboration.
Greek literature and cinematography have a dialogue, in the form of short films based on works of literature. Screenings of six short films based on works of Greek literature are going on tour, with the first stop Bucharest.
Cărturești – Verona (Ceainărie)
17th February, 19.00
Organizer: Hellenic Foundation for Culture
Collaboration: International Short Film Festival in Drama
Short film [18’] Fiction, color, 2008
Directed by Achilleas Kyriakidis, Based on a novel by Achilleas Kyriakidis
How dangerous a game between a married couple who strive to revive their sexual life can be? Screenplay Achilleas Kyriakidis, based on his story included in his awarded short story collection Artificial Respirations (2004) – Best Screenplay Award at the 2008 Drama Short Film Festival. Continue reading Books on the Big Screen – Bucharest
Thursday, 19 November, 19.00
Teatrul MIC, Bd Carol 21, Bucharest
Initiated by the Cultural Association of Greeks in Romania NOSTOS, recently founded, the dance theater performance Fairytale Without a Name, supported by the Hellenic Foundation for Culture, the Greek Embassy and the Hellenic-Romanian Chamber of Commerce, will be shown again this month as part of the Caleido Festival. The show is based on Fairy Tale Without a Name by Iakovos Kampanellis. The songs that frame the show are favorite songs of Manos Hadjidakis, to whom this event is dedicated.
The show is narrated, while five Romanians dancers dramatize the key messages of the story, and ten Greeks make up the chorus, interpreting the songs of Manos Hadjidakis and performing the main roles.
The narrator is Aphrodite Ioannides, who also adaptated and directed the show. Choreography by Amalia Strinopoulos. Musical direction: Stella Gkoutsanou.