May 26, 1959

ANDRE MALRAUX IN ATHENS: Paris, 23 – France’s minister without portfolio in charge of educational affairs, Andre Malraux, is to visit Greece from May 28-31 as a guest of the Greek government. On May 28, Malraux and his associates will watch the premiere performance of the new sound and light show (Ed. note: made using French technology) at the Acropolis, where Malraux is to give a speech. On May 29, he will attend a reception at the French Institute in Athens and then a lunch organized in his honor by the Greek government. On the afternoon of the same day, he will visit the French School in Athens and attend a dinner at the French Embassy, to which Crown Prince Constantine has been invited. ANGELOS G. PROKOPIOU: The association of faculty members at the Athens Polytechnic has elected Angelos G. Prokopiou to the chair of the history of art. Born in 1909 in Alexandria, Egypt, Prokopiou studied at the Athens School of Fine Arts, then law at Athens University and history of art and aesthetics at Paris University. He was professor at the Polytechnic from 1940-41 and has also been director of the National Radio Foundation. He has written many art reviews in the press and has been a regular contributor to Kathimerini since 1948.

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