The “Memorial Cavafy III” evening and the contemporary art exhibition “Greek Alexandrian Poet III” are presented by the Contemporary Art Museum of Chania Elaiourgeion, on Saturday, April 29, 2023, at 8:00 p.m., on the  2nd floor of the Pneumatic  Center of Chania, Andreas Papandreou Str 70 , Chania.

Exhibition duration: Saturday 29/04/23 until Saturday 30/09/23

Open from Monday to Saturday 10:00-14:00 & 18:00-20:00 (closed on public holidays) with free entry

Co-organizers: Region of Crete – Chania Regional Unit, Municipality of Platanias, Pneumatic Center of Chania, Match More Art Gallery, Contemporary Art Museum of Chania “Elaiourgeion”.

The event diptych is presented on the occasion of the 160th anniversary of the date of birth (29.4.1863) and the 90th anniversary of the date of death (29.4.1933) of the poet Konstantinos P. Cavafy as a memory of honor to his life and work.

At the evening, the speakers: Dr. Konstantinos Zorbas, Dr. Konstantinos Proimos, Roza Motaki and Ioannis N. Archontakis will present analyzes and versions of the work and life of K.P. Cavafy.

Excerpts from the poetic work of K. P. Cavafy will be recited by the actors: Marinella Vlahakis, Lefteris Botonakis and Lila Trulinou.

Portions of the audiovisual work “Breaths” by Kyriakos Chatzimichaelidis that refer to the poetic work of K. P. Cavafy will be shown.

The musical composition of Nikos Perakis “The God apandons Antony” inspired by the poem of the same name by K. P. Cavafy will be presented for the first time with the composer performing on the piano and Kostas Kokologiannakis singing.

Curators of the exhibition: Konstantinos V. Proimos and Ioannis N. Archontakis.

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