Honorary event dedicated to Yiannis Ritsos being held in Paris this evening
According to an announcement, the event will begin with a lecture by Dr. Archimandritis on the play "Fourth Dimension" by Yiannis Ritsos and will be followed by a theatrical recital performed by Irène Jacob, best known for her work with Polish film director Krzysztof Kieślowski, who will perform the monologue "Helen" from the "Fourth Dimension" by Yiannis Ritsos.
Yiannis Ritsos was born in Monemvasia in 1909. He is one of the famous and internationally acknowledged Greek poets, as many of his works have been translated and successfully published in many languages. He published more than one hundred poetic collections, as well as some novels, plays and translations. He belonged to the Communist Party of Greece and his strong political identity is reflected in his works.
The event, which will take place on Monday, 16 January, 2023, at 19:00, at the Richelieu amphitheater of the Sorbonne University, is being held with the support of Andreas and Alexandra Martinos, as well as the Jan Michalski Foundation.