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Cultural - Traditional
Sunday 23rd July 2017
Sunday 23rd July 2017
20:30 - 22:30
1 day/night
Tombs of the Kings - Paphos
  Pafos Tombs of the Kings
Tombs of the Kings Ave, Paphos, Cyprus
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Bridging Life and Death

Under the light of the full moon and inspired by the exhibition Life of the Dead organised by Moesgaard Museum and the Society of Cyprus Studies, the project Bridging Life and Death is an unusual tour through the archaeological site of the Tombs of the Kings. Here, the silence of the dead is perceived as the music accompanying life. The tour will be concluded in the third emblematic tomb where Timotheos Stylianides will perform a guitar recital and Maria Andreou will offer her storytelling-performance. The mysticism of the performance will bridge ancient themes with universal realities related to life and death. Through music and performance in the necropolis, human creativity intervenes with works which perceive death not just as a fait accompli or a tragedy, but as an affirmation of life.

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