CULTURE

A Stelios Kazantzidis tribute at Technopolis, with music, discussions and his personal belongings

Discussions and performances, along with an exhibition of personal items owned by Stelios Kazantzidis, make up a tribute to the late Greek singer at the Technopolis cultural complex starting today. The series of events run to Saturday. For the next five days, Technopolis visitors may listen to much-loved tunes and discuss Kazantzidis’s legacy in Greek music along with Giorgos Lekakis, Giorgos Lianis, Lefteris Papadopoulos and Serafim Fyntanidis. Also part of the program of events are documentaries as well as a display of personal belongings, posters, photographs, portraits, musical instruments and fishing equipment used by the late artist. One of Greece’s most popular singers, Kazantzidis’s career spanned no fewer than five decades. A son of immigrants from Asia Minor, the artist emerged in the early 1950s, thanks to his vocal gifts, passion and presence. He died at the age of 70 in 2001. Technopolis, 100 Pireos, tel 210.346.0981/7322.