On the occasion of the celebration of the European Heritage Days, the Museum of Byzantine Culture plans a number of events for the period between 27 and 29 September 2019. Under the title “Arts and Entertainment: seeking free time” this year’s events aim at exploring the role of entertainment in all periods and are addressed to multiple publics.
More specifically, on Friday 27 September 2019 a 11.00 a drama workshop will take place titled “Callimachos and Chrysorrhoe”, based on the 13th century Byzantine novel under the same title. Students of the 5th and 6th grade of the Primary School will “travel” in the year of Byzantium through drama, play and theatre in the hall of the permanent exhibition of the Museum.
Designed and led by: Martha Katsaridou, associate professor of Theatre in Education, University of Thessaly.
Participation free of charge, open to school classes after reservation. Telephone number for reservations: 2313306473, Maria Gatzouni, daily 10:00-12:00.
First come first served basis.
On Sunday 29 September 2019 at 11.30 the drama workshop “Callimachos and Chrysorrhoe”, will be open to the public (children aged 9-12 years) after reservation. Participation free of charge.
Telephone number for reservations: 2313306473, Maria Gatzouni, daily 10:00-12:00.
first come first served basis.
On Sunday 29 September 2019 at 18:30 at the Museum’s atrium a Street Theater performance titled “The Circus of Objects" will be presented by the students of the Drama School of the National Theatre of Northern Greece.
Objects that we find everywhere, unfold in front of our eyes their other properties, those that transform them into living artists.
Teaching-Directing: Koldo Vio, lecturer at the Drama School of the National Theater of Northern Greece.
On the weekend of the celebration (28 and 29 September 2019) the entrance to the Museum is free.