Under the sounds of "Romiosini"- one of Greek music's greatest compositions- and a warm applause thousands of people welcomed Mikis Theodorakis at the KNE-Odigitis festival, yesterday evening at Tritsis Park in Athens. The legendary composer- also a political figure whose activity left its stamp on the Greek left- was welcomed by the Secretary General of the CC of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) Dimitris Koutsoumbas and the Secretary of the Communist Youth (KNE) Nikos Abatielos.
The first day of the KNE-Odigitis festival was dedicated to the work of Theodorakis, 92, with a large concert taking place at the festival's central scene. People of all ages attended the concert, expessing their respect and admiration for the great composer. Below, you can see the video from Theodorakis' arrival at the festival venue, as well as various photos published at 902 portal.
|KNE's Secretary Nikos Abatielos (left) greets Mikis.|
|Theodorakis talking to KKE Sec. General Dimitris Koutsoumbas.|