Delphic Cultural Heritage Days 2021
The Ancient Theatre of Mieza
How is Greece’s Epirus region building a future from its past?
The “POLIS” Programme: DIAZOMA’s Green Charter
Public Archaeology: The Palaeolithic Lesbos Project now has a website!
Second phase: completion of the monument’s restoration and enhancement works Yesterday, the Vice Governor of Chania Region Apostolos Voulgarakis, the director of “Diazoma” Stavros Benos and the professor of Archaeology Petros Themelis were shown round the ancient theatre of Aptera by the Director of the 28th Ephorate of Byzantine Antiquities Anastasia Tzigounaki, where they could
Second phase: completion of the monument’s restoration and enhancement works Yesterday, the Vice Governor of Chania Region Apostolos Voulgarakis, the director of “Diazoma” Stavros Benos and the professor of Archaeology Petros Themelis were shown round the ancient theatre of Aptera by the Director of the 28th Ephorate of Byzantine Antiquities Anastasia Tzigounaki, where they
The Central Archaeological Council (KAS) of the Greek ministry for culture and tourism has given a green light to the restoration of the ancient theater of Delos, one of the most important religious centres of ancient Greece, an island of the Cyclades where Apollo, god of light, was born according to mythology. It is no
Tribute documentary from the Greek television channel ET1. Athens February 27 of 2012, 19:00 pm DIAZOMA aspires to win the support of all Greek institutions and citizens and invites them to adopt an ancient theatre. Local and prefectural government can contribute through programme contracts, businesses through sponsorship grants, and citizens through the DIAZOMA ‘money boxes’.
The initiative was treated with some suspicion in the beginning. The reason being that its aim, the protection and promotion of ancient monuments, is not the job of private enterprise but the responsibility of the state. Nevertheless, Diazoma, a citizens? movement that was founded by politician Stavros Benos and whose focus is ancient theaters, is
Controversy over the birthplace of ancient drama reveals different approaches to dealing with archaeological sites By John Leonard A minor dust cloud has been rising over the Theater of Dionysus, on the southern slope of the Acropolis in Athens, since November 25, 2010, when the Greek Ministry of Culture and Tourism announced that 6 million
During antiquity, at least half a dozen theaters in the Aitoloakarnania district in western Greece used to attract crowds thirsting for drama performances. Today most of them, along with surrounding archaeological sites, lie largely unattended; some have not even been excavated at all. In the area of the Acheloos River estuary, on the fertile plain
ATHENS, Greece — The ruined theater under the Acropolis where the works of Euripides and other classical playwrights were first performed some 2,500 years ago will undergo partial restoration over the next six years, Greek officials said Wednesday. The euro6 million ($9 million) program is set for completion by 2015 and will include extensive modern
The last time a performance was held at the Ancient Theater of Maroneia was 23 centuries ago. This unusually long hiatus will end this Saturday, with actress Lydia Koniordou’s interpretation of Euripides monologues, in a performance directed by Thodoris Gonis. Only 200 spectators will have the opportunity to attend the show that will inaugurate this
The theater at Epidaurus has been known for centuries as an acoustic marvel that allowed spectators to hear in the back row. Georgia Tech researchers have discovered that Epidaurus’ limestone seats created a sophisticated acoustic filter that carried instruments and voices all the way to the back row. As the ancient Greeks were placing the