Cultural Event

A poetry and spoken word performance by Vanessa Kisuule and Pavlina Marvin

British School at Athens 52 Souedias Street, Athens

A poetry and spoken word performance by Vanessa Kisuule and Pavlina Marvin On the occasion of the British Council’s 80th anniversary celebrations in Greece and of the UK being the Country of Honour at Public Book Awards, the British Council in collaboration with Public Bookstores, have invited Vanessa Kisuule and Pavlina Marvin to join forces […]

Amica silentia lunae

British School at Athens, Villa Ariadne Knossos

The Knossos Research Centre of the British School at Athens warmly invites you to attend Amica silentia lunae, the “Friendly Silence of the Moon”, an evening of music and poetry at the Villa Ariadne, at 21:00 on Sunday 18 August. Please ensure you arrive by 20:45. This free event is part of the August Full […]

Erotokritos: για μια αγάπη άδολη

British School at Athens, Villa Ariadne Knossos

The British School at Athens (Knossos Research Centre) and the Knossos Cultural Association are organising a cultural event on EROTOKRITOS, the romance composed by Vincenzo Cornaros in early 17th century Crete. The romance consists of 10,102 fifteen-syllable rhythmed verses and its central theme is the love between Erotokritos and Aretousa. It constitutes a classic example […]

Earth Water Fire, Celebrating Cretan Pottery from Antiquity to the Present

Thrapsano Crete

Earth Water Fire, Celebrating Cretan Pottery from Antiquity to the Present The Thrapsano Cultural Association is organising a series of cultural events centred on Cretan pottery, in collaboration with the British School at Athens (Knossos Research Centre) and the Centre for the Study of Modern Ceramics - G. Psaropoulos Foundation, co-organised by the Region of […]