05 APRIL 2017 / Homer’s Odyssey in 27 countries!

“Odyssée 24” is the title of the 11th edition of the European Festival of Latin and Greek, which took place on March 24. Approximately 200 groups of 5000 readers read one of the 24 epic poems of Homer’s Odyssey in public spaces simultaneously.

The festival, which partially supported by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, gathered over 100 cities and 220 organizations/museums around the world, like the Archaeological Museum of Athens. A theatre play “The Odyssey of Ulysses” was also organized in Lyon, the host city of this Festival. 

Visit the facebook page for listening to the “Odyssey” in 46 languages! You will also find photos and videos of the readers.