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Olympic Games Exhibitions

» Olympic Torches in Athens

(GREEK NEWS AGENDA)   An exhibition dedicated tο the Olympic Torches from 1936 to the Athens Olympic Games 2004 was presented under the auspices of the City of Athens, at the Technopolis Cultural Centre in Athens until March 19th. Rich photographic and audiovisual material, as well as the costumes of the priestesses participating throughout this 68-year-old journey were some of the exhibitions’ jewels showcased . YouTube: Athens 2004 Olympic Flame

» Athens 2004 memorabilia in China

Within the framework of the Cultural Year of Greece in China, an exhibition of objects, photographs, videos and costumes from the opening and closing ceremonies of the Athens 2004 Olympic Games will be presented at the Capital Museum in Beijing. Beijing Olympic Committee has chosen to elevate the succesful Athens ceremonies, as attested to by comments in the world press, in order to welcome the new 2008 Games. The exhibition will run until June 25th.

International Olympic Committee: Athens 2004 Olympic Games

» Poet Elytis in China

Next on the agenda of the Forbidden City Concert Hall for March is an exhibition on the Greek poet and Nobel Laureat Odysseus Elytis. On the occasion of the translation of the poet’s work in Chinese, a display with photographs and films on his life and work has been inaugurated at the Forbidden City Concert Hall and will run until end of March.

» Greek Artist in China

Sculptures and paintings of internationally renowned sculptress and painter Sophia Vari are presented in the emblematic Confucius Temple. Vari’s craftsmanship achieves an equilibrium between movement and stillness, while her sculptures’ smooth surface invites the viewer’s touch. The exhibition will run until April 20.

Cultural Year of Greece in China 2007-2008- Official website