EllinikoTheatro is an international performing arts organization based in New York and Athens. Since its inception in 1979, it has sought to serve as an innovative carrier of cultural diplomacy, expanding the temporal, spatial and social boundaries of Hellenic Theatre.


15 05/2013

Marathon reading of the ILIAD in Brussels

In the context of the closure of the Greek presidency of the EU, EllinikoTheatro is participating in the third and final edition of the 12 HOURS FOR GREECE festival in Brussels.

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5 04/2013

“12 Hours for Greece” in Brussels

The 12 HOURS FOR GREECE initiative in Brussels organizes the event  ”Democracy Revisited”.  On Europe Day 2013 (May 9th), and in the context of the European Year of the Citizen, hundreds of European citizens will send a message of solidarity to Greece through the initiative ‘12 hours for Greece’. At the Cultural Centre Halles de Schaerbeek in Brussels, from 10 […]

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25 03/2013

The ILIAD @ Bard College

The Readers of Homer warmly invite you to take part in the marathon reading of THE ILIAD which will take place on May 2nd starting at 1pm and going through the night into May 3rd.Registration office for readers will open on May 2nd at   12 pm. noon at the old gym located at Bard College campus Annandale-on-Hudson, New […]

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28 11/2012

Marathon Reading of Homer’s ILIAD | Portland Art Museum

Lend your voice! Participate in a Marathon Reading of Homer’s ILIAD In celebration of The Body Beautiful at the Portland Art Museum Sunday, December 2, 10 a.m. – 8.p.m. Fields Ballroom, Portland Art Museum On Sunday, December 2, hundreds of citizens will gather at the Portland Art Museum to revive the ancient Greek tradition of […]

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22 09/2012

SOCRATES NOW at the B&M Theocharakis Foundation

EllinikoTheatro, in collaboration with the  B. & M. Theocharakis Foundation present: SOCRATES NOW: Think. Question. Change. After the successful summer run beneath the Acropolis and over  250 performances in 14 countries, The Apology of Socrates, comes to life at the B. & M. Theocharakis Foundation in Athens. With immediacy and humor, Plato’s timeless classic offers a unique […]

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23 07/2012

THE ILIAD – Triumph in London 2012

On Saturday July 21, at the Hellenic Centre in London from 10 am to 8 pm, 200 individuals of all ages and backgrounds participated in a marathon reading/singing of Homer’s Iliad, organised by international organization The Readers of Homer and EllinikoTheatro with the support of  the Hellenic Centre, the A.G. Leventis Foundation, the Maria Tsakos […]

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20 05/2012

400 ‘Readers of Homer’ in Brussels

With over 2000 participants, international media coverage and 2000 people from 30 countries on livestreaming, a strong message of solidarity for Greece was sent from the heart of Europe on May 16th, while several thousand Euros were raised to support Greek NGO ‘The Smile of the Child’! Visit our new Vimeo channel to watch a […]

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10 05/2012


Initiative 12 HOURS FOR GREECE in Brussels supporting NGO ‘The Smile of the Child’

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27 04/2012


In the context of the fundraising event ’12 Hours for Greece’ in Brussels on May 16th 2012, EllinikoTheatro & The Readers of Homer proudly present a marathon reading of Homer’s Odyssey by 400 readers of all ages and backgrounds sending a message of solidarity to the Greek people from the heart of the EU.

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10 03/2012

Re-branding Greece

Elliniko Theatro is very proud to be a key partner in the organisation of  IDEA|TOPOS 2012 : 1st Panhellenic Place Marketing & Branding Conference, which will take place in Volos on March 30th – April 1st 2012. Yannis Simonides & Stephania Xydia will be making a presentation entitled ‘Pride & Prejudice: Re-defining the role of […]

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28 01/2012

Our success story

EllinikoTheatro has been selected amongst the four ‘success stories’ in the field of Culture by RepowerGreece. ”By underlining and exploring result-oriented perceptions, this initiative aims to showcase a side of Greece that will confront misperceptions within the international community while motivating the Greek morale. In transforming the perception of Greece, we endeavor to create a […]

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30 04/2011

Touching all-day reading of the Iliad at the Getty Museum

The all day audience-participation reading at the Getty Villa, Malibu (USA) was a success: 160 Readers of Homer, an exhibition of ancient artifacts related to the Homeric Epics, ancient Greek melodies and tastes created an impressive setting in an internationally renowned cultural centre. Read the Getty announcement of the event here and the latest review […]

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10 04/2011

Public reading of the Iliad at the Getty Museum, L.A on April 30th!

Εlliniko Theatro and The Readers of Homer warmly invite you to a public reading of Homer’s Iliad, at the J.Paul Getty Museum – Getty Villa, Malibu, on April 30th 2011, from 10am until 7pm. Discover the Getty Stories of the Trojan War galleries, enjoy tastes reminiscent of Homer’s time and hear the great Greek epic […]

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24 02/2011

Meditation on the Odyssey

Αmerican filmmaker Charles Berkowitz presents a beautiful short film on his experience of the Homeric Reading in Kos, August 2010. Α picture is worth a thousand words… Enjoy! http://vimeo.com/20273066

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18 02/2011

Elliniko Theatro launches its new website!

Over 30 years of inspiring work are now available for the world to see, discover and support. Our gratitude to our web design team, WebOlution.gr

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