Saturday April 19, 2014 Search
Weather | Athens
17o C
11o C
News
Business
Comment
Life
Sports
Community
Survival Guide
Greek Edition
Greek museum hooks up with Chinese institution

Nikos Kazantzakis, above, is regarded as Greece's most popular writer globally speaking. Right: Lu Xun, is known as the 'father of modern Chinese literature.'

Two literary masters are coming together through their legacies. Following an initiative by the International Society of Friends of Nikos Kazantzakis -- Greece’s most popular writer globally speaking -- the Nikos Kazantzakis Museum in Iraklio, Crete, will establish formal links with China’s Lu Xun Museum, which is dedicated to “the father of modern Chinese literature.”
The official ceremony is scheduled to take place at the Lu Xun Museum in Shaoxing, in Zhejiang Province, on the outskirts of Shanghai.
Four days prior to the event, the Kazantzakis Museum will hold a presentation of its work and activities at a Beijing conference organized by the International Society of Friends of Nikos Kazantzakis and the Greek Embassy in Beijing.
The event will include speeches and presentations by the Greek Embassy’s Cultural Attache Elena Avramidou, Kazantzakis’s Chinese translator Li Chehggui and Kazantzakis Museum director Varvara Tsaka. A documentary on the Cretan author produced under the aegis of the Chinese Embassy in Athens will also be screened.
Zhou Shuren (1881-1936), who wrote under the pen name Lu Xun, became the first writer to use the Baihua Chinese vernacular. A prolific writer, Lu Xun produced novels, novellas and poems, while also working as an editor and translator.

ekathimerini.com , Friday May 4, 2012 (21:37)  
ĎPalikari,í a Greek migrantís story destined to echo in eternity
Drawing Greek animators together
Only in Athens: A new design concept for souvenirs
Greek sale fetches 2.1 million pounds sterling at Londonīs Bonhams
City of Piraeus undergoes transportation transformation
The last obstacle to the Athens metroís expansion to Piraeus will be a thing of the past once excavation works on the archaeological finds in front of the port cityís Municipal Theater are c...
The real deputies of the Greek Parliament
The team behind Vouliwatch (www.vouliwatch.gr) could not have asked for better timing. Since the launch of the online platform on March 16, the Greek Parliament has been at the center of att...
Inside Community
Inside Gastronomy
Inside Travel
SPONSORED LINK: FinanzNachrichten.de
SPONSORED LINK: BestPrice.gr
†RECENT NEWS
1. Greek Christians mark rare Good Friday in north Cyprus
2. Eurobank share offering on April 25-29
3. Greens lose badly as CSKA Moscow
4. Former Red Bourousis wrecks Olympiakosīs hopes for a break
5. PPC to issue corporate bond of 500 mln
6. Greece offers to help find Turkish F-16 lost in 1996
more news
Today
This Week
1. Greek Christians mark rare Good Friday in north Cyprus
2. Eurobank share offering on April 25-29
3. Greece startup leaders say they canít break jobless cycle alone
4. Ground-breaking Good Friday mass signals thaw in Cyprus
5. Mayoral candidates clash over Athens mosque plans
6. Seven arrested over Toumba violence
Today
This Week
1. Greece's market return mirrors return of tourists
2. Samaras sees no need for third bailout
3. Parties start announcing candidates for European Parliament elections
4. Greece startup leaders say they canít break jobless cycle alone
5. Germany signals easing on euro area before Merkelís Greek trip
6. IMF's Thomsen says Greece not fully financed to 2016
†††Find us ...
††... on
Twitter
†† ††... on Facebook ††
About us  |  Subscriptions  |  Advertising  |  Contact us  |  Athens Plus  |  RSS  |   
Copyright © 2014, H KAΘHMEPINH All Rights Reserved.