With the assistance of volunteers such as computer programmer Socrates Mehterides, digital tools manager Christos Chiotis, writer/archaeologist Katerina Servi and the scientific editing of DIAZOMA archaeologists Maria Sofikitou and Maria Kourasani, the renewal of DIAZOMA’s website architecture and updating of its scientific content is underway. The scientific substantiation of ancient performance spaces was the starting
1.Our starting point: Ancient theatres. A great social alliance (Cities, Regions, the archaeological community, artists, sponsors, citizens) aiding the herculean effort of the Ministry of Culture and its personnel to protect and promote our country’s monuments. An ode to synergies and their excellent results. (video) 2.A single aim: to bring monuments to the centre of
We would like to inform you that by mutual agreement of the Board of Directors and DIAZOMA’s employees all our events for the year 2020 are being postponed for 2021, except “Lifting the Veil of Time: The Ancient Theatre of Dodoni”, which took place on Tuesday, 28 January 2020 at the Megaron Athens Concert Hall.
On Tuesday, 28 January 2020, within the framework of the DIAZOMA Association’s collaboration with the Region of Epirus and the Ministry of Culture for the implementation of the development programme “Ancient Theatres of Epirus Cultural Route”, DIAZOMA awarded five new contracts for the study, restoration and enhancement of the Ancient Theatre of Nicopolis, one of
The Numismatic Programme 2020 of the Bank of Greece and the Ministry of Finance will be honouring the significant work of recent decades at the Archaeological Site of Messene, Greece’s largest archaeological site and a role model in its field thanks to the exemplary work of Professor Emeritus in Archaeology and Vice-President of DIAZOMA Mr
Within the framework of the cycle of conferences: “Greece and the contemporary Greek world. History and Social Sciences “, organized by CERMOM (INALCO), Yannis Zirinis, development expert in Athens, gave on 12 February 2020 a lecture entitled: “Cultural routes, an example of the development of cultural tourism in Greece. “ The debate that followed was
On February 3, 2019, Mr Vasilis Lambrinoudakis, Ms Alexandra Sfyroera and Mr Vangelis Kazolias presented the results of the excavations at the site of the Tholos of the Epidaurus Asklepieion at the packed “Alkis Argyriadis” Amphitheater in the main building of the University of Athens. The excavation work has been underway since 2016 and is conducted
MEGARON PLUS Cycle: ‘The Cultural History of the Ancient Theatres of Epirus’ — The Dodoni Challenge Kostas I. Soueref PhD, archaeologist; Head of the Ioannina Ephorate of Antiquities — Maintenance, Restoration, and Promotion of the Theatre and Other Monuments of Dodoni / Phase A: A Developing Project Paraskevi Giouni PhD, Head of the Department of
The first semester of the innovative teaching program “Education, entrepreneurship and culture” kicked off on January 8, 2020. It is the fruit of a collaboration between the Athens University of Economy and Commerce and the DIAZOMA association within the framework of the Program of studies in Education sciences. The team responsible for the project consists
The Diazoma Association, chaired by Stavros Benos, declared 2020 ”The year of the Cultural Route of Epirus”, recalling its contribution to this Ancient Theatres of Epirus project , articulated around the five ancient theaters of Epirus as well as the potential of the project. During 2020, the business cluster – a network of local businesses aiming to support
Source;bhfieldschool.org “The Value and the Magic of Synergies” – The projects of Diazoma Association as a Successful Example of Interaction between the Non-Governmental and State Sectors for the Benefit of the Preservation and Promotion of the Archaeological Cultural Heritage of Greece. The presentation was held on the 5th of December, 2019 in the Triangular Tower of
Wealth as a constituent element of human “happiness” is composed of money, land, buildings, livestock, and slaves. Athenian slaves took part in the battle of Marathon, and their dead were honored with burial in a special tomb (Paus. 1.32.3). Slaves in the Athenian state were divided into domestic slaves, who worked in the home, the
Source; greekreporter.com Just north of the ancient mining town of Lavrio, east of Athens, lies an almost-forgotten archaeological site where the oldest known theater in existence still stands proudly. The theater of Thorikos dates to the end of the Archaic era, between 525 and 480 B.C. But that is not its only distinction. Unlike Greek theaters
Source; news.gtp.gr By Nikos Krinis The ambitious “Cultural Route of the Ancient Theaters of Epirus” project was recently introduced to travel professionals and visitors attending the World Travel Market (WTM) 2019 exhibition in London. The ambitious project, which officially launched in 2018, focuses on Epirus’ five ancient theaters – Nicopolis, Dodona, Cassope, Amvrakia and Gitana – and looks to “travel” visitors through time with the five theatres as main stops.
“We set the bar at sustainable development, which combines an improved tourism product with environmental protection, the enhancement of our cultural heritage, its connection with the agri-food sector, all underpinned by the rationale of becoming the best in the world at protecting the environment. That is where the bar must be set for our country,