Zagori 2021: the contribution of scholars to the movement of the Modern Greek Enlightenment
Celebrating the Greek War of Independence by emphasizing the importance of our language.
Through a series of events, we will highlight the importance of scholars and institutions of the Modern Greek Enlightenment in the region. The movement that ideologically prepared the Revolution of 1821. Important monuments such as the Paschaleios School will host speeches and presentations. A performance of traditional dances will take place in the theater of The Land Beyond.
Welcome dinner at Vitsa
Guided tours and walking in the area
Monastery of Prophet Elias (1632, where Kosmas the Aetolian taught)
Monastery of Agia Paraskevi
Lunch in Monodendri
Visit to Ano Pedina
Event at the Ano Pedina Conference Center - Speech by Fani Zampadaki
Guided tour of the Library of Neophytos Doukas (Co-organization: The Land Beyond and the Association of Panosudeniotes)
Dinner in Ano Pedina
Vitsa-Koukouli through path (optional)
Visit to Koukouli and the Lazarides Museum
Visit to the Museum of Agapios Tolis in the Gardens
Lunch at the Gardens
Event at the theatre of the Land Beyond - Speech by Stathis Kalyvas, Professor of Political Science, University of Oxford
Reception in the Land Beyond with the Gastronomy Club of Epirus "Alexandros Giotis"
Visit to Tsepelovo
Visit to H.M of Rogovo (11th Century) - guided tour
Visit to the exhibition of Zagorian traditional frescoes at School of Fine Arts, alongside the other sights of Tsepelovo, Church of Agios Nikolaos, Tsoufleio Pharmacy etc.
Lunch in Tsepelovo
Visit to Kapesovo and tour at the Paschaleio School (1861)
Event in ELati and reception by the Women's Association of Elati: Speech by Margarita Dimitriadou, Historian for Essat Pasha
Musical event with Panagiotis Tzokas, Cultural Specialist for Folk Song in 1821
Treat from the Women's Association of Elati
Vikos Crossing (optional)