Museum of Ancient Eleutherna opens doors for celebrations with two events
The Museum of Ancient Eleutherna in Rethymnon is organizing two spectacular cultural events for its visitors on Friday 22 July 2022
From 2016 to 2019, the Museum of Ancient Eleutherna has presented a number of significant projects in all artistic fields (visual arts, music etc) and now, after a long period of restrictions due to Covid pandemic, visitors will be able to admire by night a celebration bringing together all forms of with the presentation of two unique events
The Museum presents the exhibition “Stola, a garment of soul” by Vaggelis Kiri and Anatoli Georgief (“Stola” was the traditional garment of Romen women and it was usually made of wool) and the musical concert “Singing poetry at Eleutherna” with Maria Farantouri and Dimitris Katalifos. The concert starts right after the exhibition and it will take place in the external area of the museum in the enchanting open theatre.
Dimitris Katalifos expressed how thrilled and moved he feels to be part of this unique celebration and he mentioned that the presence, the personality and the speech of the director of the museum, Nikos Stabolidis, is of the utmost importance.
Maria Farantouri considers that the coexistence of poetry, music and antiquities in Ancient Eleutherna is a marvelous cultural event. Maria Farantouri is a performer on a global scale and she has transmitted, through her voice, the spiritual values regarding the Greek cultural heritage of modern times.
The concert starts at 20:30