For the primary time, guests will probably be given an perception into the lifetime of one of the vital essential Trendy Greek composers, by way of the exhibition entitled “Mikis Theodorakis: My galaxy”.
Displayed on the Athens Live performance Corridor, it was organised by the Ministry of Culture and the Affiliation “Mates of Music”, in honour of the 95-year-old.
“I’d say that all the time and naturally tonight Mikis, though absent, is an invisible magic thread that connects all Greeks, wherever they’re, with Greece. For Mikis Theodorakis, the anniversary exhibition we’re launching is one other star in his nearly century-long musical journey, a journey stuffed with so many stars’,” Greek Tradition Minister Lina Mendoni stated.
The exhibition makes an attempt to light up the varied facets of his musical and political life.
“His music that has moved and is transferring hundreds of thousands of individuals world wide has impressed human rights struggles wherever they’re. He has supported liberation struggles towards unfree regimes. A proponent of peace, Mikis, an orchestrator of the peaceable coexistence of peoples, in his work promotes patriotic ideology, as he’s the good exponent of the struggles and anxieties of the Greeks,” she continued.
“My Galaxy” is Greece’s means of honouring the Man, the Fighter and the Nice Creator, Mikis Theodorakis.
“Above all, to specific our gratitude to him that his songs by no means left us feeling alone and lower off from the great thing about our nation. Let’s inform him in the present day how proud he has made us, that music sends the sunshine of Greece to the entire world. We guarantee him that his genius musical work, which leaves a legacy in Greece, will join, always, in all instances the Greeks with the free world,” Mendoni concluded.
The exhibition curated by architect-museologist Erato Koutsoudaki, illuminates nearly a century of Mikis Theodorakis, and is organized in 16 elements.
It must be famous that the composer’s full archive consists of greater than 100,000 sheets and contains handwritten scores, unique texts, packages, press clippings, images, prints, posters, medals, and many others.
The free exhibition will probably be within the lobby of the Athens Live performance Corridor till July 31.