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OPANDA: The Kolonos Festival culminates on September 28

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The Kolonos Festival culminates on September 28 with a series of exceptional theatrical performances and concerts, which is now an institution in autumn entertainment in Athens, connecting a historic neighborhood of the city with the cultural agenda of its inhabitants and visitors.

Ο Organization of Culture, Sports and Youth of the Municipality of Athens(OPANDA) dealing sensitively with the unfavorable conditions created by the uncontrolled fires in our country, will allocate the proceeds of the Kolonos Festival to deal with the consequences of the fires.

After the success of the program "We support Culture" of Of the City of Athens actively supporting artists and workers in culture, in its context Culture is Athens, OPANDA is again next to the citizens of Athens, offering quality of life in the neighborhoods of the city and a cultural touch to their daily life, on the historic hill of Ippios Kolonos.

The week begins with the theatrical performance "A country for two centuries" of Andrea Flouraki, a work that speaks with black humor about how today's Greeks manage their recent history but also about how they create it.

Following is a musical meeting with the real rebetissa Mario and the great folk singer Bright Karella, while the baton is taken by two modern voices of the Greek pentagram, the Ilias Vrettos and Elena Tsagrinou, who will excite the public with their successes.

Ο Grigoris Valtinos embodies the great poet Kostis Palamas in the theatrical performance "Kostis Palamas - the muses I loved" and Helen Vitali goes on stage to sing about love, love for life, songs from her personal discography, but also other great Greek songwriters.

The favorite performer Manolis Mitsias travels the audience in its long course in Greek song, while the Kolonos theater will host a oblation in the diamond of our folk repertoire Dionysiou Army, with his sons Angelo, Stelio and Diamanti Dionysiou.

The Festival ends musically with him Costas Makedonas to go "live" for a unique appearance and the curtain falls with them "Bacches" of Euripides, an excellent theatrical performance directed Nikaitis Kontouris.

 

The program of the festival performances from 20.09 to 28.09 in detail:

 

Monday 20.09 21:00
Theatrical show
"A country for two centuries" of Andrea Flouraki
Directed by: Rubin Moschochoritis
Andreas Flourakis's new work speaks with black humor about how today's Greeks manage their recent history but also about how they create it.
Starring: Rania Schiza, Thanasis Kourlampas, Maria Hanou, Iosif Iosisfidis, Amalia Ninou, Aris Batagiannis
Tickets: 10 €
Reduced: 5 € (students, unemployed, disabled)

 

Tuesday 21.09 21:00
Concert
Mario & Lambros Karelas
Tickets: 5 €
Reduced: 3 € (students, unemployed, disabled)

 

Wednesday 22.09 21:00
Concert
Elias Brettos & Elena Tsagrinou
Tickets: 10 €
Reduced: 5 € (students, unemployed, disabled)

 

Thursday 23.09 21:00
Theatrical show
"Kostis Palamas - The muses I loved"
Directed by: Grigoris Valtinos
Ο Grigoris Valtinos in the role of the great poet in her text Maria Panagiotakopoulou and melodic poetry by Kostis Palamas by Saki Papadimitriou, with important moments of his poetic journey as well as the unknown personal and love life of the great poet.
With him, seven women (actors and musicians) embody the woman "Musa". Maria Valvi the Angeliki Petkou and Musa the Eugenia Liakou, while the songs are performed by Elena Leoni. Also the musicians Io Kyriakidou, Arieta Saita, Stella Tempreli, Victoria Kyriakidou and Elena Leoni.
Tickets: 10 €
Reduced: 5 € (students, unemployed, disabled)

 

Friday 24.09 21:00
Concert
Helen Vitali
Tickets: 10 €
Reduced: 5 € (students, unemployed, disabled)

 

Saturday 25.09 21:00
Concert
Manolis Mitsias
Tickets: 10 €
Reduced: 5 € (students, unemployed, disabled)

 

Sunday 26.09 21:00
Concert
Angelos, Stelios & Diamantis Dionysiou
"Together with the Army"
The songs of Stratos Dionysios
With them is Agni Kaloumenou
Tickets: 10 €
Reduced: 5 € (students, unemployed, disabled)

 

Monday 27.09 21:00
Concert
Costas Makedonas
"I'm Going Live"
Tickets: 10 €
Reduced: 5 € (students, unemployed, disabled)

 

Tuesday 28.09 21:00
Theatrical show
"Bacches" by Euripides
Directed by: Nikai Kontouris
In BACCHES, the god Dionysus is the protagonist. The well-known God of wine, drunkenness and theater "dresses" his primordial and enigmatic face, which is extremely complex and dark.
Starring: Akis Sakellariou (Dionysus), Odysseas Papaspiliopoulos (Pentheus), Konstantina Takalou (Agave), Ioanna Pappas (Tiresias), Dimitris Petropoulos (Kadmos), Konstantinos Aspiotis (Messenger)
Tickets: 10 €
Reduced: 5 € (students, unemployed, disabled)

Tickets pre-sale: https://www.ticketservices.gr/event/festival-kolonou/

Tickets will be on sale two hours before the start of the event at the Kolonos Theater, subject to availability.

OPANDA has taken all the necessary measures to comply with health rules, but also the rules of operation of the premises for the protection and safety of the public and employees, in accordance with the instructions of EODY and the National Committee for Public Health Protection.

** The program may be modified

The Kolonos Theater is accessible to People with Disabilities.

Kolonos Theater: Ioannina and Kapaneos

Access to the Kolonos theater:
Metro Line 2: Sepolia station & Larissa station
Bus lines: 057 (stops Kallipoleos, Electra), A13 (stop Armonia), A10 and B10 (stop Domokou)
Trolley line: 12 (Harmony stop) & 1 (Domokou stop)

Πληροφορίες: www.opanda.gr and at 210-5284800, 210-5284854

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