Modern Greek Literature Evening in Vienna

baltinos_425xThe Federation of Greek Associations in Austria (OESA) with the support of the Department of Culture of the municipality of Vienna is organizing a Modern Greek Literature evening dedicated to renowned Greek author, Thanassis Valtinos. The event will be held on May 24 at the Vienna City Hall.

As part of the night, entitled, Thanassis Valtinos in Vienna, the author Vasilis Tsiabousis will present Valtinos, a very popular author in Greece, and one of the most successful contemporary authors and screenwriters.

He will read selected passages from his works, while a representative of the Institute of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies at  the University of Vienna, will read the same passages from the German translation. Live Greek music by Loukia Agapiou, Antonis Vounelakos and Aleksandar Pandilovski will accompany the event.

As referred by the Federation of Greek Associations in Austria, which currently has nine member-associations, its aim is to take the opportunity to spread Greek literature to the German speaking audience.