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“Our Town” tribute to Giorgos Seferis | 03 Mar. 2024

On Sunday, March 3rd, Our Town paid tribute to the poet Giorgos Seferis.

The show presented his entire experiential and intellectual journey, the famous generation of the ’30s, his many activities in Egypt where as a diplomat he followed the Greek government, the Nobel Prize, in his late years.

Guest on the show, the foremost scholar of Seferis, Dimitris Daskalopoulos, refered to the poet’s relationship with his fellow artists in Greece and abroad, his dedication to tradition, history and lost civilizations.

The show made special reference to the poet’s vision, his responsibility towards man, his firm values, his honesty.

References were made to his main poetic works, his essays, his correspondences.

Themis Rodamitis presented unknown facts about the post-Nobel period that refer to the “poet’s contribution” to the promotion to a certain extent of our modern culture. There were well known poems put in music as well as recitations by the poet himself.