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Greece: Where can you enjoy this year’s August Full Moon

Greece: Where can you enjoy this year's August Full MoonThis year you will be able to enjoy the August full moon at more than 100 archaeological sites across Greece, with events planned by the Ministry of Culture.

The poetry of Odysseus Elytis will brighten the night of the August full moon on August 10, the events will be held at Delphi, and in museums and archaeological sites in the Cyclades and the northeastern Aegean.

Because the work of Odysseus Elytis brings together all the Apollonia elements of Hellenism, his work was choosen to be the theme of this years events celebrating the August full moon and visitors will be given the text of the  Plan for an introduction to the Aegean“, which concentrated all images, feelings and thoughts of those who have lived or have visited and loved the islands of the Archipelago, “says an announcement of the KA Eforeia of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities.

This year, the archaeological departments of the ministry has coordinated to one common theme, along with the Cultural Association Plomariou “The Society” and the Reading Agiasou “The Development”. In ancient times both in the Aegean Islands, and Delphi, people worshiped the same god, Apollo, who personified of all those special characteristics that make the Greek culture special: light, harmony, balance, measure, poetry, music.

The archaeological sites and museums participating in the celebration of the August full moon will be open to the public with free admission from 9 pm to midnight, and in most areas there will be some event, held in collaboration with local institutions, cultural associations and volunteers.

Excerpt from “Axion Esti”

“At 9.19 pm, the time the full moon will debut, at this time we will attempt to mentally unite the Cyclades Islands, Ikaria, Lesvos, Limnos, Samos, Chios, Psara, and Delphi, by listening to an excerpt from “Axion Esti” with the voice of the poet himself. Our goal, in difficult circumstances that the country finds itself, is to stimulate a sense of optimism, pride and belief in our culture, and at the same time because all the events are based on volunteer work, to project the values ​​of supply, volunteering and cooperation, because we believe that these are our strongest weapons to face the difficult times we live in” said the Cultural Ministry.

just makes its debut full moon in an attempt to unite mentally Cyclades islands, Ikaria, Lesvos, Limnos, Samos, Chios, Psara, and Delphi will be heard simultaneously throughout an excerpt from “Axion Esti” with the voice of the poet himself. Our goal, in difficult circumstances that the country finds itself, is to stimulate a sense of optimism, pride and belief in our culture, and at the same time because all the events are volunteer work, to project the values ​​of giving, volunteering and cooperation, because we believe that these are our strongest weapons to face the difficult times we live in” said the Cultural Ministry.

See the full schedule of events: Which Museums in Greece will be open in celebration of the August Full Moon

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