Poetic Postcards from Larissa
Festival of Hope 2
In 2020., it was necessary to reduce the gatherings in order to save the lives of those amongst us who are the most vulnerable. Consequentially, cultural buildings were closed for public. Museums closed their doors and theaters closed their lights and their curtains to get some rest until the better days arrive. They are sleeping, like all the nature around them. But is there a way to wake them up?
These videos, to us, are a symbol of the invincibility of culture and the city, and the reminder of the fact that, even if the cultural buildings are closed – poetry, theatre, museums, still go on, because the culture, just like the city, is an exchange amongst the people who love it, create it, and share it with others, even under circumstances that are harder than usual. This is a small reminder that, even if the public places are closed, we can still find ways to celebrate the things we love in the spirit of solidarity and community.
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