Jul 3, 2014

Music form Ancient China



La Ponta Museum in Akrotiri hosts for the first time in Greece the musical instrument Guqin in a show titled "Music from Ancient China". The Guqin has existed for over 3,000 years, it is primarily an instrument from China and one of the most ancient stringed instruments. Due to its historical value it has been included in the Representative List of the Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2008.
 Wang Long, the most famous Guqin performer in China, will introduce the audience to the historic traditional Chinese culture while the musician Kevin Miao plays Xiao, the ancient Chinese flute. Wang Long will also improvise along with the musician John Pantazis.
Time: 21.00