WHITE TOWER

WHITE TOWER

Start Date:  14 Feb 2019

End Date:  17 Feb 2019

Start Date Time:  22:00

For the first time, a television show presents so extensively and with rare photographic documents the history and architecture of the most famous monument of Thessaloniki, the WHITE TOWER.

Many travelers, painters, photographers, poets, prose writers and ordinary people loved this famous monument and, despite its tragic history, always a rise in his battlements is an exciting and unique experience.

 
In the show 
1. The Director of the Museum of Byzantine Culture, AGATHONIKI TSILIPAKOU, speaks about the history of the White Tower and about the PERMANENT EXHIBITION inside the Monument, an impressive exhibition, enriched with Multimedia, which presents the glorious history of Thessaloniki since its founding in 316/315 B.C. to our days.
2. The Head of the Thessaloniki Ephorate of Antiquities, GIORGOS SKIADARESIS, speaks on the architectural details of the monument and the recent work done to protect and make it known.
3. ANASTASIA BAKALOUDI, Ph.D. in History and author, speaks on how well-known writers of Thessaloniki refer to the White Tower in their work. 
 
This is the 1st part of the Tribute to WHITE TOWER, as a 2nd Part will follow, in which collectors, writers and journalists talk about how the WHITE TOWER is portrayed in postcards, memoirs and book covers.

FOR THE FIRST TIME, all the faces of the WHITE TOWER are displayed on television, from its construction until today.
Another TV show by Stelios Loukas about our CULTURE
 

THURSDAY, 14 FEBRUARY , AT 10.00 p.m. 
SUNDAY, 17 FEBRUARY , AT 14.00 p.m.
THE MUNICIPAL TELEVISION OF THESSALONIKI TV100
THE SHOW AT THE SAME HOURS IS ALSO AVAILABLE ON THE INTERNET:
http://www.fm100.gr or TV100live