Olympia in 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 (Ref. No of Approval: 42729/Γ7/29.3.2013, MINEDU) and the Greek Cultural Commission for UNESCO (Ref. No. of Approval: 4744/100.5/ΑΣ 1120/12.2.2015), titled:
Theatre, Music and Athletic Games: "Olympia in Dion"
The Games last for nine (9) days and take place from Friday 18th September to Monday 28th September. Weekends, specifically the 19th, 20th, 26th, 27th September, are not included. The event is a revival of the ancient games, which were held on the same place, the sacred city of Macedonians, under the same title: "Olympia in Dion". Scholars, Universities and Informal Groups that are interested in participating in the event need to send their applications by e-mail or by post by the end of May 2015.
You may visit the official website of the competent Greek Directorate for more information: http://dide.pie.sch.gr for information on the events and the application procedure.