Niki Goulandris, the president of the
Goulandris Natural History Museum, will start the
proceedings after the official opening on Friday, July 4, with a talk on “Man in
Over the course of the weekend, other speakers will address
issues such as water and soil protection, biodiversity, climate change,
promoting sustainable development in Greece, environmental education in Greece
and the state of the country’s cultural heritage.
Drama always plays a central role in the Delphi event, with
performances in the outdoor Frynichos Theater. The National Theater will
premiere its production of Aristophanes’ “Frogs,” directed by Dimitris Lignadis,
on Friday, and Elli Paspala and the Apodrasi group will debut their “Ode to
Nature” on July 5.
Wlodzimierz Staniewski based his “Iphigenia in A,” on
Euripides’ “Iphigenia in Aulis.” He will direct the former in a performance by
the actors from his Gardzienice theater center.
Staniewski and other directors, including Lee Breuer, will
lead workshops for young actors at the Delphi Center from July 7-12.
This year’s exhibition, “A. Mayo: A Greek in Paris,” is one
of the events organized by Greece in honor of France’s presidency of the
European Union. Before the exhibition opens on July 12, French and Greek
academics and art historians will meet to discuss the postwar generation of
Greek artists in Paris.
Article from Katimerini 27 Jun 2008 :