Singing our Asia-Minor yearning soothes

12 January 2023 · ATHENS

Venue Details

Gazi - Votanikos - Kerameikos

Benaki Museum - Pireos Building

138 Pireos Avenue

"Singing our Asia-Minor yearning soothes" in Benaki Museum (Pireos Building).

The fifty-strong ‘Lykeion ton Ellinidon’ dance group, dressed in traditional costume, will present a programme of regional dances from Ionia, Cappadocia, Pontos, and Eastern Thrace, accompanied by a septet orchestra.

Philologist Thodoris Kontaras will recite some of his own texts.

Organised by Benaki Museum and the Centre for Asia Minor Studies. Regional dances from Asia Minor by the "Lykeion ton Ellinidion" dance group accompanied by a septet orchestra and recitation of texts of Thodoris Kontaras.

Ticket Details

20€ Combined ticket (event & exhibition "Asia Minor Hellenism: Heyday – Catastrophe – Displacement – Rebirth" commemorative exhibition that marks the centennial anniversary of the Asia Minor Catastrophe


12 January 2023