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Karaghiozis tribute: Parallel events
Hellenic American Union |

Shadow Theater Performances


  • Wednesday, November 14, 2012, “Seven grooms and one bride
  • Friday, November 23, 2012, “Karaghiozis cook
  • Monday, December 10, 2012, “The haunted hotel
  • Tuesday, December 11, 2012, ”Captain Greece

Starting hour: 20:00, Each performance lasts: 60΄

Panel Discussion, “Shadows in the Light”


Saturday, December 1, 2012, 10:30-15:30
Academics and artists talk about the history and art of the Greek Shadow Theater and throw light on the various aspects of Karaghiozis. Speakers: Iosif Vivilakis (Professor, Faculty of Theater Studies, University of Athens), Lefteris Xanthopoulos (Poet-Director), Martha Frintzila (Director), Michalis Ieronimidis (Shadow Theater Researcher), Marios Christoulakis (Ms student, Electronic and Computer Engineering Department, Technical University of Crete), George Kotsinis (Musician), Makis Morfakidis (President of the Centre of Byzantine, Modern Greek and Cypriot Studies, University of Granada), Athos Danellis (Karaghiozis master & Shadow Theater Researcher) Participation: 210 3680047-210 3680052.



Monday, December 3, 2012, 19:30
Shadows & Voices by Antonis Tsavalos from the documentary series “Ellinon Dromena” (2009, 28΄)
Behind the shadows, unreleased audiovisual material from the Archive of Greek Shadow Theater (45′)
Tuesday, December 4, 201219:30
The Runaway by Lefteris Xanthopoulos (1991, 105’)
After the screening the audience will be able to discuss the film with the filmmaker and others involved in the production of the documentary.

Educational program,The triumph of shadows


Saturday, November 24, 2012, 10:30
The educational program includes guided tour, short Karaghiozis performance, familiarization with the eShadow program and performance creation. Duration: 90’. Age: 7-13 years. For information and reservations: 210 3680047–2103680052

Guided tour


Saturday, November 24, 2012, 12:30
Guided tour for adults and acquaintance with the eShadow program. For information and reservations: 210 36800047–2103680052

Seating is limited and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.
The Hellenic American Union reserves the right to change the schedule

info about the exhibition “The triumph of shadows”

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