Monday, September 16, 2019

45th KNE-Odigitis festival concludes its journey on 19-21 September in Athens

After a successful tour throughout Greece, the festival of the Communist Youth of Greece (KNE) concludes with a three-day events at Tritsis Park in Athens. 

The festival will take place between 19 and 21 of September and includes numerous cultural and political events. 

This year's major slogan is Nazim Hikmet's words: "With the struggles, the dreams, our power... we will build a world that is free, open, full of hope". In a major political event, which has been scheduled for Saturday 21 September, the General Secretary of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) Dimitris Koutsoumbas will be the major speaker. A message will also be delivered by the Secretary of the CC of KNE Nikos Abatielos. 

According to "Rizospastis", at least 38 foreign youth communist organizations will participate at the festival's "international city". The program includes public discussions about the 60 years of the Cuban Revolution and the 100 years since the foundation of the Communist International. 

The cultural program of the 45th KNE-Odigitis festival includes performances by major popular Greek artists, singers and songwriters, such as George Dalaras, Thanos Mikroutsikos, Maria Farantouri, Vasilis Papakonstantinou, Manolis Mitsias, Miltos Paschalidis, Dimitris Basis, etc.