The 1st Big Day of this theatre season. A tribute to IAKOVOS KAMBANELLIS Sunday 3/12/2017 at the Society for Macedonian Studies > (24/11/2017)

The National Theatre of Northern Greece organises for fourth consecutive year Big Days – daylong free events dedicated to writers. 

The first Big Day of this theatre season is dedicated to Iakovos Kambanellis, the famous playwright who played a crucial role in contemporary Greek dramaturgy, and is going to take place on 3 December at the Society for Macedonian Studies.

60 years after its first presentation, “The Backyard of Μiracles”, the landmark play of Iakovos Kambanellis, is presented by the NTNG, directed by Kostas Tsianos, at Lazaristes Monastery - Sokratis Karantinos Stage, attracting thousands of spectators.

With this Big Day, the National Theatre of Northern Greece gives the audience the opportunity to learn about the work and the personality of Iakovos Kambanellis through workshops addressed to adults and children, events, improvisation and dramatization exercises, lectures and discussions.

Free entrance to all events.

Organized by: Amalia Kondoyanni, Eva Koumandraki, Konstantina Matziri and Maria Tsima

This Big Day is realized with the support of: NTNG Drama School, School of Drama and School of Film Studies of the Faculty of Fine Arts of the Aristotle University, Thessaloniki Cinema Museum & Cinematheque and Thessaloniki Museum of Photography
Programme of the “Big Day – Iakovos Kambanellis

  • Psychodrama (For adults) / 11.00
  • Theatre workshop (For teachers) / 11.00
  • Theatre workshop (For children 5-9 years old) / 12.30
  • Theatre workshop (For Drama School students and adults) / 13.00
  • Lecture: “Cinematic Kambanellis” / 13.30
  • Film Workshop / 14.00
  • Presentation: “The Eulogy”, a one-act play by Kambanellis / 15.30
  • NTNG Drama School Event based on the play “Mauthausen” by Kambanellis / 15.45
  • Lecture: “Kambanellis’ era through the photographs of Voula Papaioannou and Dimitris Charisiadis” / 16:15
  • Round table: “Iakovos Kambanellis: the man and his work” / 16.30