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Greek opera about the return of the Parthenon Marbles from London

Imeros, an Athens based organisation have produced a new opera “Opus Elgin: the Destruction of the Parthenon”, about the return of the Parthenon Marbles from the British Museum. More information about it is available here [1].

Tickets for the event are available here [2].

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World Premiere – New Greek Opera About The Return of The Parthenon Marbles From the British Museum – Press Release

Imeros is a non-for-profit organization (NFP) founded in 1995 by a group of scholars and artists based in Athens. Imeros aims to produce dance theater performances after research on a specific topic. Its original purpose was for actors, dancers, musicians and artists to collaborate and find new ways of expression. The Company was previously sponsored by the Ministry of Culture, but since February 2011 it is an independent Non-Profit Organization and its goal is to promote cultural development globally.

We are writing to invite you to our new opera “Opus Elgin: the Destruction of the Parthenon” (http://www.all4parthenon.gr/), which is an original opera by Theodore Stathis making its World Premiere on May 29th, 2012 at the Athens Concert Hall/Alexandra Triandi Stage at 8:00 PM, in Athens Greece.

We hope you can help spread the news or put us in touch with other organizations globally who are also engaged in this effort. We plan on bringing this opera around the world for the sole purpose of increasing awareness, but more importantly applying pressure on the British government to safely return the Parthenon Marbles to our new state-of the art Acropolis museum in Athens.