Fifty dancers from Palestine and Crete take part in a dance dialogue, titled “Cretans – Philistines – Palestines: From Crete to Palestine”, at the Athens Concert Hall (Megaron Mousikis, cnr of Vas. Sofias and Kokkali sts, tel 210 728 2000).
Vasilis Skoulas, the legendary performer, lyre player from Anogeia Crete, leads the orchestra and dancers into a performance that links the past with the present, folk Cretan with Arab songs and shows how composer Mikis Theodrakis’ Crete-inspired works can also express the struggle for freedom and fighting spirit of the people of Palestine.
- Vasilis Skoulas: lyre
- Tatiana Papageorgiou: piano
- Alexandros Belles, Lamprini Gioti: vocal
- Ramallah Dance Company
The performance takes place on May 16, at 9 p.m. with tickets at 35 euros (Grand Tier), 22 euros (Zone A), 20 euros (Zone B), 15 euros (Zone C) and 10 euros for students.