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Mystery_2 Clock Tower Voices


At the Clock, within the Archaeological site of Elefsina

Sunday, November 13 | 16.30

Directorial Curation: Marianna Kalbari

Performance: Maria Protopappa

As part of the project Mystery_56  3rd Culture 2030 Meeting

Free transportation from Athens to Elefsina and vice versa. Reservations here

Coloring the Clock, the monumental landmark of the city that dominates the hill of the Archaeological Site of Elefsina, Mystery_2  Clock Tower Voices hosts its sixth edition, called “The Suppliants of Elefsina,” on Sunday, November 13 Νοεμβρίου, as part of the action Mystery_56  3rd Culture 2030 Meeting. On the occasion of 2023 Eleusis’ tribute to the 100th anniversary of the Asia Minor Catastrophe, this original sound performance includes excerpts from Aeschylus’ “The Suppliants,” testimonies of women refugees from 1922, as well as original texts by Marianna Kalbari, who is in charge of the project’s directorial curation. Performed by actress and director Maria Protopappa.

Clock Tower Voices is a series that includes interpretations of landmark literature texts by distinguished artists, marking Mystery 2, which aims to become a permanent reoccurring celebration for the city. The activation of the landmark of the Clock, both symbolically and literally, places the action at the heart of Elefsina, while the pedestrian walkway next to the archaeological site functions as a place of public meeting for residents and visitors, the spectators of the action.

Directorial Curation: Marianna Kalbari

Performance: Maria Protopappa

Musical Composition – Live Music / performance / singing: Avgerini Gatsi

Sound: Panagiotis Paraskevaidis
Sound Equipment: AUX

Production Direction: Eleni Bertes
Artistic Curation of the Action: Dio Kaggelari

Day: Sunday, November 13

Time: 16:30

Venue: Clock, Archaeological Site of Elefsina

Duration: 40 minutes

The performance will be visible from the pedestrian walkway of Nikolaidou Street.και να βγάλεις το free entrance.

Λίγα λόγια για το  Μυστήριο_56  3η Συνάντηση Πολιτισμός 2030

Mystery _56  3rd Culture 2030 Meeting is an international meeting dedicated to cultural professionals with invited speakers from 13 countries, which will take place between November 10 and 13 at the Elefsina-West Attica Labor Center (EKEDA), the X- Bowling Art Center and 7 more venues around Elefsina.An important legacy program of 2023 Eleusis European Capital of Culture, it is a 4-day celebration dedicated to Arts and Culture, open to all, and a unique networking opportunity, with the participation of international theorists, artists and cultural professionals, from Lebanon to Denmark, as well as representatives of local government and residents and visitors of the city. Preservation is required (here) due to the limited number of available spots. For more information, click here.

Free transportation from Athens to Elefsina and vice versa. Reservations here.

2023 Eleusis European Capital of Culture


Access to Elefsina   

Just 21km from the center of Athens, one of the most important sacred cities of antiquity, the city of the Eleusinian Mysteries and birthplace of Aeschylus, Elefsina is the fourth European Capital of Culture hosted in Greece. You can access Elefsina in the following ways:

Via car or motorcycle via Attiki Odos or Athinon Avenue, just a 25-minute drive from the Athens city center.           
Via bus (lines 845 and 871 from Piraeus, line 876 from the “Agia Marina” metro station and line 878 from Acharnai).      
Via the suburban railway (Magoula Station and then bus line 863).
Via KTEL (intercity public transport bus service -> line Megara – Nea Peramos – Eleusis; starting point at Asomaton Square, Thission).