The Cirque du Soleil
September 2012: 03, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 11, 12, 13
Athens Olympic Centre - Basketball stadium
Le Cirque du Soleil presents “Alegría”, a baroque ode to the energy, grace and power of youth.
Alegría is a mood, a state of mind. The themes of the show, whose name means “jubilation” in Spanish, are many. Power and the handing down of power over time, the evolution from ancient monarchies to modern democracies, old age, youth – it is against this backdrop that the characters of Alegría play out their lives. Kings’ fools, minstrels, beggars, old aristocrats and children make up its universe, along with the clowns, who alone are able to resist the passing of time and the social transformations that accompany it.
The event will be held at the Basketball Stadium of the Athens Olympic Complex (metro line 1, Eirini station).