Tornos News | First festival of sacred music at 17 of Athens’ most emblematic landmarks (video)

The first festival of sacred music in Athens starts on Holy Monday (April 25, 2022) across 17 landmarks in Athens’ historic Plaka district and city center, reports.

The festival, a new organization under art director Giorgos Koumentakis, will present a ‘music marathon’ of 62 concerts and cultural activities, approaching multiple and unexpected aspects of the relationship between religious worship and music, which will be held in museums, archaeological sites, churches, streets, and squares.

The festival is to conclude on Holy Wednesday and is co-organized by the Culture and Sports Ministry and the bodies under its supervision, the Greek National Opera and Eurolife FFH.

Entrance to all venues will be free of charge without advance bookings. Tickets will be given on a first-come, first-served basis.

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