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Prespes 2019: A magical evening with poetry, songs and memories

Prespes 2019: A magical evening with poetry, songs and memories
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Prespes 2019: A magical evening with poetry, songs and memories

On August 24, at Agios Achilleios, as part of the "Prespes 2019" festival


The emblematic evening of Agios Achillios on August 24 will begin with Manolis Mitsias and Kariofyllia Karabeti where they will perform verses and songs of the great Greek poets such as Sapphos, Angelos Sikelianos, Kostis Palamas, Napoleon Lapathiotis, Kostas Karyotakis, Giorgos Seferis, Odysseas Elytis, Costas Varnalis, Yiannis Ritsos, up to today's great songwriters such as Nikos Gatsos, Manos Eleftheriou, Lefteris Papadopoulos, Dionysis Savvopoulos, Lina Nikolakopoulou etc.


In the second part, Elli Paspala and Dilek Koc will perform music and songs by Evanthia Reboutsika.


The organizers on Saturday night in the half-lit Basilica of Saint Achillios will honor a prominent figure of archeology, the man who excavated the Byzantine Basilica and found the bones of Tsar Samuel, while at the same time highlighting the Byzantine past of the Prespa area with the restoration of the church of Agios Germanos, the late professor Nikos Moutsopoulos, who recently passed away.


They will give his name to the floating bridge that connects the islet of Agios Achillios with the mainland.


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