PROMETHEIA 2014

Ancient Greek festival on Mount Olympus, July 3, 4, 5, 6

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  • Dionysian procession in Prometheia

    A Dionysian procession in village Litochoron, Greece

  • The first modern Hellenic Temple

    The first modern Hellenic Temple! In Thessaloniki, Makedonia!

  • Wedding ceremonies

    Wedding ceremony of Sterianos and Penelope (photos)

  • Wedding ceremony of Ploutarchos and Heleni (photos)

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Contact: promitheia@gmail.com

Language: in French in Italian in Greek in German

 

Information about hospitality:

Mare Olympi travel: tel. +30 2351  101702, +30 6977 707308,
fax: +30 2351  100305
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PROMETHEIA 2014

The top event of the ancient Greek spirit

Four-day events on Olympus

July 3, 4, 5, 6

 

Watch video of events Prometheia 2013

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The Prometheia festival is the top event highlighting the ancient Greek spirit. Inspired and realised by the Stockholm University Professor of Philosophy, dr. Tryphon Olympios, it has now gained the status of a pan-Hellenic institution, as it now enters their 19th year of continuous presence.

A multitude of visitors from Greece and abroad gather every year at the fabulous natural surroundings of the Prometheus bosket at the foot of Mount Olympus to exchange opinions, honour the ancient philosophers, to breathe the refreshing air of the countryside, to camp setting their tents and many of them to spend the night talking and stargazing on the Mountain of the Gods. And of course, to get initiated to our ancestral spirit by watching the events of the Promethean drama and the Promethean fire that have been the cornerstone of the Greek worldview and the Greek culture. These events attract thousands of visitors due to the deep emotional and mystical atmosphere they invoke. Following the main event is a Dionysian celebration until late in the night. On Sunday morning (day four of the festival) cleansing, names-giving and marital ceremonies take place, according to the rituals of the Greek pre-Christian tradition.

 In 2014, the celebrations will take place on 3, 4, 5, 6 July. During these four-day events, representatives of organisations or individuals from every corner of the world, who consider themselves to be spiritual descendants of the Greek culture and the Greek civilization, are welcome. It will be our pleasure if you honour these events with your presence.

In every case, let this invitation be the initiative for a further acquaintance and strengthening of our relationships, of all those who are interested in the re-association of the modern world and of mankind to the values, the culture and the ethos that the Greek philosophy and worldview represented. A re-association that is necessary, we believe, for the creation of a future society based on virtue and knowledge, and for a universal Human, one of freedom, one of creation and one that honours our species.

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moments from the events of “Prometheia” that take place in mount Olympus.

 
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