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The Greek Culture Agenda

(GREEK NEWS AGENDA)  The National Gallery- Alexandros Soutzos Museum will host a large retrospective exhibition of Nikos Lytras, one of the boldest representatives of early Greek Modernism. Under the title “Nikos Lytras, 1883-1927 Building with light and colour,” the exhibition will by inaugurated by the President of the Hellenic Republic on March 19 and will run until June 2.
– The National Gallery: Greek light and colour
“Unfinished,” an exhibition which consists mainly of photographs shot in diverse towns of the Middle East, is being presented by Hrair Sarkissian at Kalfayan Gallery, from March 13 to April 5.

– GoCulture: Unfinished in Athens

The opera “An Italian in Algiers,” starring internationally acclaimed Greek mezzo-soprano Agnes Baltsa, will be performed at the Athens Concert Hall on March 14, 17, 19 and 21. It will be the historical Jean-Pierre Ponnelle’s Vienna State Opera performance, twenty years from its premiere.

– Kathimerini daily: Agnes Baltsa to perform Rossini

– The Technopolis of Athens hosts an exhibition entitled “Olympic Torches 1936-2004” from March 14 to 19. The event is dedicated tο the Olympic Torches that transport the symbol of reconciliation and noble rivalry among the peoples.

– GoCulture: Olympic Torches 1936-2004

The Hellenic Foundation for Culture in UK presents a collection of contemporary icons by some of the leading iconographers and painters of Greece, at the Gordon gallery, in Derry, N. Ireland, until April 12.

Canadian painter John Tenasco, an Algonquin native from Quebec, exhibits his work at Eos Art Gallery, until March 26. His works give the visitor the opportunity of a journey to the world, culture and philosophy of the Indians of Canada.

– GoCulture: Impermanent States in Athens

The 10th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival continues until March 16th. Visit the Festival’s new website at: www.docfestival.gr