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.

 

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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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12 02/2011

Philosophy Festival

The Philosophy Festival comprises a series of events related to Philosophy, which is being developed in Athens for the local and international audiences, and scheduled to take place in summer 2014.

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12 02/2011

Pilgrimage to Ancient Athenian Democracy

Europa Nostra and Elliniki Etairia (Hellenic Society for the Preservation of Culture and the Environment) are celebrating Europa Nostra’s 50th Anniversary since its inception

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12 02/2011

The Iliad at the Portland Art Museum

EllinikoTheatro is proud to assist The Readers of Homer in the organization of a marathon reading of the ILIAD at the Portland Art Museum, in the context of the ‘Body Beautiful in Ancient Greece’ exhibition by the British Museum.

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12 02/2011

THE ILIAD @ London 2012

Marathon reading/singing of Homer’s Iliad by 200 citizens, accompanied by ancient melodies from Daemonia Nymphe

Saturday July 21st 10am – 8pm in the context of the Olympic Games London 2012

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6 12/2010

Greek Theatre International is founded in Athens

Greek Theatre International is founded as a non-profit company in Athens, Greece by Yannis Simonides and Stephania Xydia

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27 11/2010

Ηomer in New York

Elliniko Theatro, in collaborative support of The Readers of Homer, helps stage an all-night marathon reading of the Odyssey at the venerable 92nd Street Y in New York, under the auspices of the Greek Ministry of Culture. Dance interludes by Choreo Theatro Company, live Ancient Greek Music by Lyravlos and an impressive Homeric feast, enchant […]

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