What is the Athens & Epidaurus Festival?
A great celebration that has hosted some of the leading lights of theatre, music and dance. From Mitropoulos and Callas to Rostropovich, Pavarotti, Leonidas Kavakos and Dimitris Sgouros. From Theodorakis and Hadjidakis to Savvopoulos, Protopsalti, Dalaras and Marinella. From Rondiris and Koun to Streller, Peter Hall, Noh theatre, Bunraku puppet theatre, and the Peking Opera. From Balanchine to Pina Bausch, and from Nureyev and Fonteyn to Martha Graham and Alicia Alonso.
Above all, however, it is a venture with an eventful past often connected with events in Greece’s recent history. With our world travel planner, Athens attractions like Athens and Epidaurus Festival can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
Athens and Epidaurus Festival Reviews
So, last July we were in Athens and Epidavros and in planning came across the festival in our planning. I value local experiences and figured this was one. And it was. We went to a music concert... more »
Get ready for magical summer nights, full of music, theater and dance! Enjoy an ancient Greek Drama in Epidaurus, about two hours drive form Athens, as ancient Greek would do... more »
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