International Youth Theatre, Music And Athletic Meeting
At the foothills of the famous Mount Olympus, the home of the ancient gods, and in the Ancient Theatre of Dion, the Directorate of High School Education in Pieria and its Cultural Actions Department organize every year the International Youth Meeting of Ancient Drama, Music and Athletics which is set under the auspices of the Greek Ministry of Culture, Education and Religious Affairs and of the Greek National Commission for UNESCO, titled:
Theatre, Music and Athletic Games - " Ολύμπια εν Δίω " (Olympia in Dion)
The Games last for nine (9) days and take place in the second half of September. Each day is dedicated to each of the nine Pierian Muses who according to Greek Mythology were the patron goddesses of Knowledge, Literature, Arts and Sciences. They were: Calliope, Euterpe, Clio, Erato, Melpomene, Polyhymnia, Terpsichore, Thalia, Urania.
The event is a revival of the ancient games which were held on the same place, the sacred city of the Macedonians, under the same title; “Olympia in Dion”.
Download the full invitation here.
Download the sports competition application form here.
Download the theatre competition application form here.
Download the music competition application form here.