Haiti, a performance for History | Theater

Theatrical performance from the group Hatari
31st October & 1st, 2nd, 3rd November

How important is the past? Is it a logical assumption that nobdy will know we existed in 150 years? Is there one History or many? How much time does it take for a Facebook post to be considered as old? Was the civil war an experiment? Are the dominos set in the correct order for the sole reason of falling? Can you be defined by something you don’t even know?

With the question being the one and only tool, the History of the Modern Greek State becomes not only an area of consideration, investigation and amusement but also α counterpoint to the ahistorical and flat present. It is the history of a nation, which started its journey with the best wishes for liberation from Haiti –the first country which formally recognized the Greek War of Independence of 1821. The “Haition” was an independent but extremely poor country, which was in no position to finance the Revolution. However it sent to the Greek people 45 tons of coffee for sale, in exchange for weapons and military equipment, as well as 100 Haitian volunteers who all died on their way to Greece…

When: 31st October & 1st, 2nd, 3rd November
Hours: 21.00-22.00
Where: “Warehouse”
Cost: 10€, 8€ (reduced cost for unemployed/students)

* Buy your ticket online on www.viva.gr.


 

Cast & Creative│ Conception- Direction- Text: Marios Tsangaris, Alkis Zoupas │Actors: Yorgos Kapiniaris, Alkis Zoupas │Assistant Director: Feni Benou │Choreography: Valia Papachristou │ Lighting Design-Video-Photography: Yorgos Zafiriou │Sound Design- Original Score: Marios Tsangaris │ Poster Design: Constantinos Sellas │ Production: Hatari, Group7

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