Two speaker engagements at kick-off event of 120th Greece-Japan diplomatic ties (14.Jan) and artist talk at Athens’ Byzantine and Christian Museum ( 29.Jan.2019)

Following Miro Ito’s speaker engagement as co-organizer of the “Road of Light and Hope” at the kick-off event of the 120th anniversary of Greece-Japan diplomatic ties (14th January), she will hold a lecture accompanying the exhibition at the Byzantine and Christian Museum in Athens on the 29th January, 2019 (@19:30). 

Our underlying theme of “Road of Light and Hope” is to show the universality permeating throughout the ancient Hellenistic/Buddhist heritage along the Silk Road as evidence of the unity of East and West, of North and South from Athens to Nara, Japan’s first permanent capital established, 1400 years ago.

Miro Ito will speak about “Art as Media is a Message for Universality”. In addition to the lecture, Media Art League will present a very unique and rare Gigaku ballet performance by Shunso (Artistic Direction by Miro Ito).

The exhibition will run from 16th January – 10th February.

“Road of Light and Hope”

Photographs and Text by Miro Ito

Byzantine and Christian Museum

Address: 22 Vas. Sofias, 106 75 Athens

Tel: (+30) 213 213 9517, (+30) 213 213 9572.

Hours (7th Jan – 28th Feb 2019): Monday, Wednesday-Sunday: 08.30-15.30

Tuesday: Closed

More Information about “Road of Light and Hope” exhibition:

Facebook page:

Byzantine and Christian Museum’s Facebook Page (26.Jan.2019)

Byzantine and Christian Museum’s Facebook Page (26.Jan.2019)



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