Greek Saturday: Musica Balkanika, Mydros, Prometheus and more

Greek Saturday: Musica Balkanika, Mydros, Prometheus and more

Greek Saturday at Veveří Castle enters its 9th season. The music scene will be represented by Musica Balkanika, Mydros, Martha and Tena Elefteriadu or Prometheus. In addition, there will be costume dance shows, dance workshops, an exhibition named "The Greeks in the Area of the Danube Monarchy", a theatrical performance and a programme for children. Through this event, the organizers want to convey to the public the cultural traditions and historical ties between Moravia and Greece.

The first Saturday in June will be dedicated to Greek culture at Veveří Castle. Within this event will be presented organisations and institutions from Brno and the Czech Republic, which deal with Greece and Greek culture. This year's programme includes music, dance and theatre performances and tasting of Greek gastronomy. The Greek Saturday at the Veveří Castle is announced to take place on Saturday 1 June 2019, starting from 10:00 o'clock.

Programme:

09:00 Opening of the castle compound

10:00 Opening of the castle foreground

10:00 Beauty of the flight of birds of prey, falconry (Station of Biological Protection, Airport Brno)

11:00 Official opening

11:10 Guided tour of the exhibition

11:15 Javorníček folklore ensemble

11:40 Announcement of the results of a quiz about Greece – lottery

11:45 Greek dance course (The Greek Community of Brno)

12:30 Javorníček folklore ensemble

13:15 Musica Balkanika

14:00 Greetings by honorary guests

14:15 Dances – Prometheus children's dance group (The Greek Community of Brno)

14:30 Greek dance course (The Greek Community of Brno)

15:00 Announcement of the results of a quiz about Greece – lottery

15:10 Mydros music band (The Union of Hungarians)

15:55 Hercules theatre performance (Nová Akropolis Brno)

16:00 Guided tour of the exhibition

16:15 Dances from Thrace, Antigoni (The Greek Community of Krnov-City)

16:30 Announcement of the results of a quiz by CK Brenna travel agency

16:45 Mydros music band (The Union of Hungarians)

17:30 Announcement of the results of a quiz about Greece – lottery

17:40 Dances from Thrace, Antigoni (The Greek Community of Krnov-City) and Prometheus (The Greek Community of Brno)

18:00 Prometheus music band

19.00 Martha and Tena Elefteriadu

20:00 Dance evening with Prometheus music band

22:00 Conclusion

Greek Saturday at Veveří Castle / photo from archive of the event

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