Parallel events of the Karaghiozis tribute

Nov 12, 2012 - Dec 11, 2012

The exhibition/tribute to the Greek Shadow Theater includes numerous parallel events...


Shadow Theater Performances

  • Wednesday, November 14, 2012, “Seven grooms and one bride
  • Friday, November 23, 2012, “Karaghiozis cook
  • Monday, December 10, 2012, “The haunted hotel
  • Tuesday, December 11, 2012, ”Captain Greece

Starting hour: 20:00, Each performance lasts: 60΄

Panel Discussion, "Shadows in the Light"
Saturday, December 1, 2012, 10:30-15:30
Academics and artists talk about the history and art of the Greek Shadow Theater and throw light on the various aspects of Karaghiozis. Speakers: Iosif Vivilakis (Professor, Faculty of Theater Studies, University of Athens), Lefteris Xanthopoulos (Poet-Director), Martha Frintzila (Director), Michalis Ieronimidis (Shadow Theater Researcher), Marios Christoulakis (Ms student, Electronic and Computer Engineering Department, Technical University of Crete), George Kotsinis (Musician), Makis Morfakidis (President of the Centre of Byzantine, Modern Greek and Cypriot Studies, University of Granada), Athos Danellis (Karaghiozis master & Shadow Theater Researcher) Participation: 210 3680047-210 3680052.

Monday, December 3, 2012, 19:30

Shadows & Voices by Antonis Tsavalos from the documentary series “Ellinon Dromena” (2009, 28΄)
Behind the shadows, unreleased audiovisual material from the Archive of Greek Shadow Theater (45')
Tuesday, December 4, 2012, 19:30
The Runaway by Lefteris Xanthopoulos (1991, 105’)
After the screening the audience will be able to discuss the film with the filmmaker and others involved in the production of the documentary. 

Educational program,The triumph of shadows
Saturday, November 24, 2012, 10:30
The educational program includes guided tour, short Karaghiozis performance, familiarization with the eShadow program and performance creation. Duration: 90’. Age: 7-13 years. For information and reservations: 210 3680047–2103680052

Guided tour
Saturday, November 24, 2012, 12:30
Guided tour for adults and acquaintance with the eShadow program. For information and reservations: 210 36800047–2103680052

Seating is limited and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.
The Hellenic American Union reserves the right to change the schedule


Organizer Hellenic American Union, Among the Ants, Archive of Greek Shadow Theater, MUSIC* laboratory of the Technical University of Crete
Venue Hellenic American Union
Start Date 12/11/2012
End Date 11/12/2012
Type Exhibition
Languages: EL
Interpretation Provided: No
Registration Required: No
Reservation Required: No
Admission Fee Admission is free
Last Update At: 2012/12/17 - 10:33:20



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