The National Theatre of Northern Greece presents the event “Xeskepos ouranos
”, in collaboration with the Museum of Byzantine Culture
and the Nikos Kazantzakis Museum
. This event, directed by Melina Apostolidou
, will be held at the Foyer of the Museum of Byzantine Culture
, in Thessaloniki, on Wednesday, 5 June 2019, 8:30 pm.
In the form of reading, excerpts from the works of Nikos Kazantzakis will be read, namely from: Report to Greco, Salvatores Dei, Constantine Palaiologus, Travelling: Italy, Egypt, Sinai, Jerusalem, Cyprus, The Peloponnese, Tertsina.
This event is held on the occasion of the temporary exhibition “Kazantzakis and Byzantium: A Quest for the Divine”, which take place in the Museum of Byzantine Culture (“Eftychia Kourkoutidou-Nikolaidou” exhibition hall). This exhibition, organized by the Nikos Kazantzakis Museum, the Museum of Byzantine Culture, and the Region of Crete, will last until the 15th of September, 2019.
A special guided tour of the temporary exhibition “Kazantzakis and Byzantium: a Quest for the Divine” by the curator of this exhibition, archaeologist Evangelos Charitopoulos, is included in the event, which will precede the table-read and will start at 19:30.
Director: Melina Apostolidou
Production Coordinator: Eirini Chatzikyriakidou
Assistant Dramatologist (internship): Marios Karvounakis
Actors – readers: Chryssanthos Kagias, Lilian Palantza, Thodoris Polyzonis, Thodoris Skourtas