The performance The Awakening of Memory. Child Refugees of the Greek Civil War by Maria Savva and the Paiktes Theatre Company had its premiere at the Agriculture University of Athens as a production of Athens & Epidaurus Festival 2017, meeting with enthusiasm and genuinely moving audiences, and is now presented until 15 October.at the theatre of the Athens School of Fine Arts (Peiraios 256, for tickets call +30 6977 747262).
The site-specific performance is based on personal testimonies and historical documents drawn from Riki Van Boeschoten and Loring M. Danforth’s book Children of the Greek Civil War: Refugees and the Politics of Memory. The performance is repeated with the kind support of the Athens School of Fine Arts and the Greek Oral History Association and the Social Anthropology Laboratory of the University of Thessaly.
Final shows coming up: Friday 12 / Saturday 13 / Sunday 14 / Monday 15 October, at 18:00
Watch the Athens Festival 2017 trailer for the performance: