E.KE.BI.
01. What is EKEBI?
02. The Book Market in Greece
03. Promoting Reading
04. Promotion Abroad
05. Support for authors - professionals
06. Documentation - Libraries - Research
07. Publications
:: Information for Chinese publishers ::
:: Information for Serbian publishers ::
HOME CONTACT
International Book Fairs
Ithaca magazine and Ithaca online
Current issue
Past issues
Search Ithaca online

 

Thessaloniki Book Fair

Frasis – the new translation funding programme for Greek books  


 

The Book Market in Greece 


 
   
x
aaa
x













































ITHACA Online
Tassos Leivaditis
 Hyacinths, Violets and Heliotropes: A Selection of Poems by Yannis Kondos, Issue No 44

Tassos Leivaditis enrolled in Athens University Law School but left to join the resistance when the Germans occupied Greece. He published his first poem, The Song of Hatzidimitris, in Elefthera Grammata magazine. In 1947 he helped publish Themelio periodical. He spent 1948 to 1952 in exile with other leftists in prison camps at Moudro, Ai-Stratis and Makronisos, where he continued to write poems, as he did on his release. In 1961 he took part in concerts by Mikis Theodorakis that toured the Greek provinces, reading from his work and conversing with audiences. He collaborated on the screenplay and wrote the lyrics for the Theodorakis’s songs in Alekos Alexandrakis’s film Dream Neighborhood, which was censored. He contributed to Avgi newspaper (1954-1966 apart from the seven years of the dictatorship), and also to Epitheorisi Technis review (1962-66), for which he wrote political and critical essays. His work won numerous distinctions, including the Greek State Award for Poetry in 1979 for Euthanasia Handbook. His poems and was set to music by several Greek composers. He was a founding member of the Hellenic Society of Authors.

PrintPrintEmailBack
PROJECT CO-FUNDED
BY THE E.U. AND THE MINISTRY OF CULTURE.
O.P. 'INFORMATION SOCIETY’
User: [Login]


ΕΚΕΒΙ © 2008. Hellenic Ministry of Culture. All rights reserved.
Site designed by Digid / karamella, Developed by Globo S.A.