Event

China and Ancient Greece: Comparing mythology and philosophy

Just before the enrichment of the Acropolis Museum temporary exhibition "From the Forbidden City: Imperial Apartments of Qianlong" with new exhibits on 13 December, Mr Theodossis Tassios, distinguished Professor of Polytechnic University will give a lecture on “China and Ancient Greece: Comparing mythology and philosophy”.

Admission to the lecture is free.   

The "Antikythera Shipwreck” Exhibition at Beijing’s Palace Museum

The exhibition is a cooperation between the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and The Palace Museum of Beijing, within the framework of cultural exchanges that begun during the Greece-China 2017 -Year of Cultural Exchanges and Cooperation in Creative Industries, and the exhibits consist of 342 antiquities, 6 modern models from the National Archaeological Museum, one work from the Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities and one work from the Benaki Museum.

In Beijing “The Saviors of God” by Kazantzakis and “The Birds” by Aristophanes

Within the framework of the Year of Cultural Exchanges between Greece and China and the 18th “Meet in Beijing Arts Festival”, the State Theatre of Northern Greece presented in Beijing, on May 10 and 11, a theatrical version of the philosophical text “The Saviors of God” by Nikos Kazantzakis , directed by Andreas Koutsourelis.

“Greek Photographers focusing on Beijing” – Photo exhibition at the Piraeus Municipal Art Gallery - April 24-May 4, 2018

In the framework of the “Year of Cultural Exchanges and Cooperation of Creative Industries between Greece and China”, the Secretariat General for Media and Communication and the Information Office of the People’s Government of Beijing Municipality host the photo exhibition “Greek Photographers focusing on Beijing”.