Sights of Interest in Greece
Dora Stratou Open Theater22-02-2013 15:08If you stay more than 2 days in Athens then you have time to experience something unusual, see traditional dancers performing in folk costumes in the outdoor Dora Stratou theater on Filopappou Hill.
Opposite Acropolis you will find a footpath that will lead you there. it is a bit of an adventure to get there but the result will justify your effort as live singers and musicians will perform for you under the stars.
Dora Stratou Theatre is a living museum of Greek dance. It is a public – benefit institution, subsidized by the Ministry of Culture and the National Tourism Organization since 1953.
- A company of 75 dancers, musicians and folk singers
- A collection of over 2,000 costumes, jewels and other works of folk art on stage.
- Courses, lectures and workshops on Greek dance and traditional culture.
- Elementary schools programs.
- Archives of dance books, articles, field recordings, videos and photographs.
- Costume copies and accessories .
- Annual events : World Congress on Dance Research, Emmelia Festival e.t.c.
You can find the House of Dance on Scholiou 8 Street in Plaka , tel. (30) 210 324 4395 & 210 921 2866
The performances starts 29/05 until 22/09/2013.
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 21:30
Saturday, Sunday 20:14
Monday & Tuesday Closed, also closed 14 – 18/08/2013.
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