Athens Festival

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Athens - Epidaurus Festival
Athens Festival logo.png
Genre all types
Dates May - October
Location(s) Athens - Epidaurus, Greece
Years active 1955-present
Website
www.greekfestival.gr

Athens – Epidaurus Festival is an annual arts festival that takes place in Athens and Epidaurus, from May to October. It is one of the most famous festivals in Greece. The festival includes musical, theatrical and other cultural events.

History[edit]

It was founded in 1955 with actions of Georgios Rallis (then Minister to the Prime Minister). Its purpose was to promote the artistic and theatical creation.

Today, the festival is organised by the "Hellenic Festival S.A." company.[1] President of the Board of Directors of the festival is Yorgos Loukos.[2]

Notable moments[edit]

Venues[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Vision". Athens - Epidaurus Festival. greekfestival.gr. Retrieved 2009-04-27. [dead link]
  2. ^ "Administration". Athens - Epidaurus Festival. greekfestival.gr. Archived from the original on 11 May 2009. Retrieved 2009-04-27. [dead link]

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