After being invited by TEDx Nicosia 2016 the Cultural Workshop of Ayion Omoloyiton will present in its own unique way its perspective of the theme “Traces”
7 May 2016, Satyriko Theatro
Politistiko Ergastiri Ayion Omoloyiton is a non-profit organization actively involved in cultural events in the city of Lefkosia. Persons active in the field of art and culture are involved in its activities. Its aim, through organized events and presentations, is to offer opportunities for creativity within activities, for citizens of Lefkosia and its members, mainly through music and dance. Since 1999, when it was established, it has developed a rich artistic activity and has managed to establish itself, as one of the most active cultural institutions of the city.
The most important contribution of Politistiko Ergasiti in cultural events, is in the field of teaching, indulging and presentation of traditional dance, music and costume. This is characterized by open participation, acceptance and coexistence of people of all ages, abilities and roles, through dance, song and music which are the elements that connect participants.
In recent years, Politistiko Ergastiri has created performances (University of Cyprus Festival, Nicosia Municipality, etc.), which deal with a specific theme through traditional dance, timeless oration and artistic modern songs. Some of the themes investigated through the performances were “Love”, “Woman’s heart”, “Touch of Soul”.
Dancing and its integral elements of music, song, costume (horostasi), seen as a whole, palpating the links between the past, present and future, leaving their traces in an attempt to discover, interpretation and promotion of our cultural heritage. This is how we nourish our sense of identity …
Speaker in TEDx Nicosia 2016 : Christiana Papadopoulou