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Invitation to Anapale 2017
11th International Dance Festival
Dora Stratou Dance Theatre, Athens
29 and 30 July 2017


You are invited to perform in the historical Dora Stratou Theatre opposite the Acropolis, the focal point of dance in Greece since 1953.

Dancers can attend performances by the national Dora Stratou Dance and Music Company and visit museums and archaeological sites with guides specializing in dance history. They can combine it with holidays, the nearest beach is only 15 minutes away.

This festival is a sharing experience - no competition will take place. Companies and schools can use the opportunity to award International Certification to their dancers. The most important benefit will be the privilege to perform in the bastion of dance, near the oldest dance theatre in the world, under the Acropolis.

Under the auspices of the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Municipality of Athens


Dora Stratou Dance Theatre,   tel. +30 210 324 4395,  +30 210 995 8539
fax  +30 210 324 6921     www.grdance.org     This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


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"Emmelia 2016"

15th Meeting of Dance Groups

Dora Stratou Dance Theatre, Philopappou Hill



The 15th annual Dance Group Meeting organized by the Dora Stratou Dance Theatre in cooperation with the Athens Section of the International Dance Council
CID UNESCO, will be held on two Mondays, 5 & 19 September 2016 at 20:00 in the Dora Stratou garden theatre on Philopappou Hill, opposite the Acropolis.

Select companies will perform in this historical dance theatre founded in 1953. The festival is combined with a ceremony of awarding International Certification CID UNESCO to advanced dancers from each company.


Contact: Mr. Thanasis Kalantzis, tel. 210 324 6188

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Garden theatre on Philopappou Hill, opposite the Acropolis:

tel. 210 324 4395 (morning) and 210 921 4650 (evening)

Office building in Plaka: Scholiou 8, Plaka, GR-10558 Athens, tel. +30 210 324 4395, fax +30 210 324 6921
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it www.grdance.org

The national Dora Stratou Dance Theatre is unique in its kind in the world. It has been the living
museum of Greek dance since 1953. Dances, songs and music are presented in their original form as performed in the respective villages or islands. Costumes are authentic museum pieces, handmade in villages a century ago. The company wardrobe contains 2,000 costumes from all over Greece, complete with jewelry and accessories. Extensive field studies by a team of researchers under the direction of professor Alkis Raftis supports the fidelity of performances to the original.

The cultural and educational activities of the Theatre are financed by the Ministry of Culture, the National Tourism Organization, the Region of Attica, other government agencies and private donors.

18/03/2016

 

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"Emmelia 2015"

14th Meeting of Dance Groups

Dora Stratou Dance Theatre, Philopappou Hill



The 14th annual Dance Group Meeting organized by the Dora Stratou Dance Theatre in cooperation with the Athens Section of the International Dance Council CID UNESCO, will be held on two Mondays, 7 & 21 September 2015 at 20:00 in the Dora Stratou garden theatre on Philopappou Hill, opposite the Acropolis.

Dance companies from all over Greece will perform in the historical dance theatre founded in 1953.

Contact: Mr. Athanasios Kalantzis, tel. 210 324 6188

This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it www.grdance.org

Garden theatre on Philopappou Hill, opposite the Acropolis:

tel. 210 324 4395 (morning) and 210 921 4650 (evening)

Office building in Plaka: Scholiou 8, Plaka, GR-10558 Athens, tel. +30 210 324 4395, fax +30 210 324 6921 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it www.grdance.org

The national Dora Stratou Dance Theatre is unique in its kind in the world. It has been the living museum of Greek dance since 1953. Dances, songs and music are presented in their original form as performed in the respective villages or islands. Costumes are authentic museum pieces, handmade in villages a century ago. The company wardrobe contains 2,000 costumes from all over Greece, complete with jewelry and accessories. Extensive field studies by a team of researchers under the direction of professor Alkis Raftis supports the fidelity of performances to the original.

The cultural and educational activities of the Theatre are financed by the Ministry of Culture, the National Tourism Organization, the Region of Attica, other government agencies and private donors.

14/01/2015

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"Anapale 2015"
9th Festival of Dance in the Greek Diaspora
Dora Stratou Dance Theater, Athens
30 and 31 July 2015


Under the auspices of the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Municipality of Athens

The historical Dora Stratou Theater opposite the Acropolis is the focal point of Greeks all over the world as regards dance, music and folk costume.

Dancers will take part in workshops, discussions, video projections, lectures and exhibitions. They will attend performances by the Theater ensemble and visit museums with guides specialized in dance history. Culminating the event, participating groups will present on stage a program of their choice.

The Festival is designed as a sharing experience: no competition will take place. Ensembles and individual dancers will receive a certificate of participation as well as books, records and educational material. But the most important benefit will be the opportunity to perform in the bastion of Greek traditional culture, under the Acropolis.

"Anapale 2015" will confirm that Greek music and dance tradition is being cultivated around the world in the best manner.

Information
Dance Theater Dora Stratou, Ms. Angeliki Nikita, tel. (30)210.324.4395, (30)210.995.8539,
fax (30)210.324.6921 www.grdance.org;     This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it



19/12/2014

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"Emmelia 2014"

13th Meeting of Dance Groups

Dora Stratou Dance Theatre, Philopappou Hill


The 13th annual Dance Group Meeting organized by the Dora Stratou Dance Theatre in cooperation with the Athens Section of the International Dance Council CID UNESCO, will be held on two Mondays, 8 & 22 September and on Tuesday 23 September 2014 at 20:00 in the Dora Stratou garden theatre on Philopappou Hill, opposite the Acropolis.

Dance companies from all over Greece will perform in the historical dance theatre founded in 1953.

Contact: Mr. Athanasios Kalantzis, tel. 210 324 6188

This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it www.grdance.org

Garden theatre on Philopappou Hill, opposite the Acropolis:

tel. 210 324 4395 (morning) and 210 921 4650 (evening)

Office building in Plaka: Scholiou 8, Plaka, GR-10558 Athens, tel. +30 210 324 4395, fax +30 210 324 6921 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it www.grdance.org

The national Dora Stratou Dance Theatre is unique in its kind in the world. It has been the living museum of Greek dance since 1953. Dances, songs and music are presented in their original form as performed in the respective villages or islands. Costumes are authentic museum pieces, handmade in villages a century ago. The company wardrobe contains 2,000 costumes from all over Greece, complete with jewelry and accessories. Extensive field studies by a team of researchers under the direction of professor Alkis Raftis supports the fidelity of performances to the original.

The cultural and educational activities of the Theatre are financed by the Ministry of Culture, the National Tourism Organization, the Region of Attica, other government agencies and private donors.


22/08/2014

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"Anapale 2012"
7th Festival of Dance in the Greek Diaspora
Dora Stratou Dance Theater, Athens
28 and 29 July 2012


Under the auspices of the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Municipality of Athens

The historical Dora Stratou Theater opposite the Acropolis is the focal point of Greeks all over the world as regards dance, music and folk costume.

Dancers will take part in workshops, discussions, video projections, lectures and exhibitions. They will attend performances by the Theater ensemble and visit museums with guides specialized in dance history. Culminating the event, participating groups will present on stage a program of their choice.

The Festival is designed as a sharing experience: no competition will take place. Ensembles and individual dancers will receive a certificate of participation as well as books, records and educational material. But the most important benefit will be the opportunity to perform in the bastion of Greek traditional culture, under the Acropolis.

"Anapale 2012" will confirm that Greek music and dance tradition is being cultivated around the world in the best manner.

Information
Dance Theater Dora Stratou, Ms. Angeliki Nikita, tel. (30)210.324.4395, (30)210.995.8539,
fax (30)210.324.6921  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
10/10/2011

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"Anapale 2011"
6th Festival of Dance in the Greek Diaspora
Dora Stratou Dance Theater, Athens
23 and 24 July 2011


Under the auspices of the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Municipality of Athens

The historical Dora Stratou Theater opposite the Acropolis is the focal point of Greeks all over the world as regards dance, music and folk costume.

Dancers will take part in workshops, discussions, video projections, lectures and exhibitions. They will attend performances by the Theater ensemble and visit museums with guides specialized in dance history. Culminating the event, participating groups will present on stage a program of their choice.

The Festival is designed as a sharing experience: no competition will take place. Ensembles and individual dancers will receive a certificate of participation as well as books, records and educational material. But the most important benefit will be the opportunity to perform in the bastion of Greek traditional culture, under the Acropolis.

"Anapale 2011" will confirm that Greek music and dance tradition is being cultivated around the world in the best manner.

Information
Dance Theater Dora Stratou, Ms. Angeliki Nikita, tel. (30)210.324.4395, (30)210.995.8539,
fax (30)210.324.6921  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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"Anapale 2010"

5th Festival of Dance in the Greek Diaspora
Dora Stratou Dance Theater, Athens
24 and 25 July 2010


Under the auspices of the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Municipality of Athens

The historical Dora Stratou Theater opposite the Acropolis is the focal point of Greeks all over the world as regards dance, music and folk costume.

Dancers will take part in workshops, discussions, video projections, lectures and exhibitions. They will attend performances by the Theater ensemble and visit museums with guides specialized in dance history. Culminating the event, participating groups will present on stage a program of their choice.

The Festival is designed as a sharing experience: no competition will take place. Ensembles and individual dancers will receive a certificate of participation as well as books, records and educational material. But the most important benefit will be the opportunity to perform in the bastion of Greek traditional culture, under the Acropolis.

"Anapale 2010" will confirm that Greek music and dance tradition is being cultivated around the world in the best manner.

Information
Dance Theater Dora Stratou, Ms. Angeliki Nikita, tel. (30)210.324.4395, (30)210.995.8539, fax (30)210.324.6921 www.grdance.org, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it