As decided by the Minister of Culture and Sports, Lina Mendoni, Katerina Evangelatos is renewed as Artistic Director of the Athens Epidaurus Festival. Ms Evangelatos will serve a three-year term.

The Board of Directors of the Hellenic Festival S.A. hails the distinguished theatre director’s renewal and wholeheartedly wishes her strength in her efforts to fulfil the goals she has laid down for the Festival, one of the leading cultural organisations in Greece.

“Katerina Evangelatos’ renewal as Artistic Director of the Athens Epidaurus Festival bears testament to and acknowledges the difficult work she has successfully brought to fruition over her previous three-year term. We are confident that she will ensure the smooth continuation and further growth of this historic organisation, aided by the entire Festival staff. Katerina Evangelatos’ insight, talent, and experience as Artistic Director are conducive to our vision for enhancing the outreach of the Festival towards both the local and the international community, promoting more Greek performances abroad, boosting Greek artistic creation and playwrighting, and realising major international co-productions which aim to reinforce the Festival’s impact in the global scene”.