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10.10.05: Cypriot president to honour Theodorakis

NICOSIA (ANA/A.Viketos) - President of the Cyprus Republic Tassos Papadopoulos will decorate Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis when the latter arrives here on Monday 10.10. following an invitation from the leftist AKEL party.

AKEL Secretary General and House of Representatives Speaker Dimitris Christofias will be honouring Theodorakis on occasion of his 80th birthday and the two will hold a joint conference.

A special concert, organised by AKEL, will be held on Tuesday, in Theodorakis' honour, with Greek singers such as George Dalaras, Maria Farantouri, and Petros Pandis performing Theodarakis' works.

Moscow's New Opera Theatre Orchestra and Choir and the Mikis Theodorakis Orchestra will also be performing.

Finally, Nicosia Mayor Michalis Zambelas will also be honouring Theodorakis by offering him the key to the Cypriot capital.

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