Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in Athens /Newsroom /
02.06.2014  

Slovenian/Croatian performance opens 18th International ancient Greek drama festival July 2014 in Cyprus

The curtain of the International Festival of Ancient Greek Drama will be raised on 4th July 2014 for the 18th year. A multicultural programme is ready, promising the theatre friends moments of thrill, pathos and merriment. The audience will enjoy performances of ancient Greek drama from Croatia/Slovenia, Belgium, Italy, Greece and Cyprus at Paphos Ancient Odeon, Curium Ancient Theatre and Makarios III Amphitheatre in Nicosia, during July.
Croatian/Slovenian co-production will perform Medea by Euripides on 4 July and 6 July 2014. One of the best works of the great ancient writer Euripides, Medea, a story about love, envy, greed for fame and revenge, a co-production by the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb, Pandur Theaters in Slovenia and the Dubrovnik Summer Festival will open the Festival. Medea, directed by the internationally acclaimed Slovenian artist Tomaž Pandur, was presented in Croatia and Slovenia and, a few weeks ago, in Colombia. The direction as well as the terrific acting of Alma Prica in the leading role have been highly praised in many countries. More information on www.greekdramafest.com