On 21 and 22 of September at Markopoulo and Porto Rafti Municipalities (in the wider Attica region) a festival dedicated to the world’s fairy-tales will take place. Aim of the festival is to promote the Greek folkloric tradition -especially the local tradition of Mesogia region through the legend of the elf with the name Vitora. Furthermore, it aims to contribute to a significant cultural conversation through fairy-tales, based on legends and tales that originate from the countries of immigrants that live in Greece.
The program is as follows:
Friday, September 21: Seminar regarding fairy-tales’ significance in modern societies. Writers, academicians, iconographers and researchers will be participating in an interesting dialogue.Where: Civic Centre of Markopoulo at 17:30 hours
Saturday, September 22: Twenty-one narrations of fairy-tales from Greece and other countries such as Egypt, Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, Japan, India, Congo, Cuba, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Czech, Ukraine, Philippines and Finland. Games and activities for celebrating fairy-tales will take place.Where: Dr Panagiotou Suare at Markopoulo and Parking Lot of Municipal Beach Avlaki in Porto Rafti – 19:00 hours
Saturday, September 22: Theatrical play inspired by the local legends of the Vitora elf. Moreover, Loudovikos of Anogia will open and close the festival with a music concert.Where: Shara Theatre, Markopoulo at 19:00 hours
Markopoulo and Porto Rafti, Attiki