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HFC Centre opens in Tirana
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The Hellenic Foundation for Culture (HFC) formally launched its activities in Tirana, Albania with a two-day cultural event dedicated to poet Constantine P. Cavafy and the Greek folklore tradition.
At a press conference on Thursday, HFC President George Babiniotis stressed that the objective is to introduce the Greek culture to Albania
A tribute exhibition to the poet titled "Travelling with C. P. Cavafy" was launched on March 5 by professor Babiniotis at the HFC Centre in Tirana, housed in the city's Arsakeio School which numbers 500 students.
The exhibition will run through April 6 and includes archival material (a production of the Centre for Neo-Hellenic Studies/Cavafy Archive) and a book-fair on Cavafy's poetry in translation produced by HFC in collaboration with the National Book Centre of Greece (EKEBI) and the Cavafy Museum in Alexandria, Egypt.
On 6 March, the HFC organized a concert with the music group "Argo" performing traditional Greek songs by Ravel, works of Constantinidis, Yiosif Miga and Alabanian songs from the anthology of Lola Gioka, accompanied by the Arsakeio School Choir.
The program also includes:
  • An exhibition about the life and work of C.P. Cavafy based on archival material (a production of the Centre for Neo-Hellenic Studies/Cavafy Arhive)
  • A Book-fair on Cavafy's poetry in translation (a production of HFC in collaboration with EKEBI and the Cavafy Museum).
The Arsakeio School Choir performed Greek and Albanian songs followed by poetry readings of Cavafy's selected works in Albanian. The actress Mrs. Ema Andrea, known from performing the role of "Medea", last summer at the Athens Festival (stage director: M. Kalemi), read poems in Albanian.
"C.P. Cavafy believed that his poetry is the "poetry of the future" - mentions the President of the HFC, Professor Mr. G. Babiniotis, in the catalogue that comes along with the exhibition. "Today, 75 years after his death, the universal recognition of Cavafy's poetry and the admiration expressed, justified the poet's expectations", adds Mr. Babiniotis.
Duration of the exhibition to 5 April 2009
Opening hours: Daily 10a.m-2p.m and 5a.m-7.30p.m

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