History and Music of "Balkan Jerusalem"webcast
In partnership with Sefer Center
Salonica [Greek: Thessaloniki] was one of the major urban centres in the Ottoman Balkans. For a long period being under Ottoman rule (
The aim of the lecture By Prof. Eyal Ginio (Hebrew University of Jerusalem) is to deconstruct the different images of Ottoman Salonica and to discuss them comparatively. It equally explores and analyse the different faces and features of Salonica as a place in history as well as a topic of imagination and nostalgia.
Yiannis Kofopuolos (Saloniki) and musicians of Lakocha, Mazal Bueno Orquesta and Trleche will present a musical portrait of the city in the Ottoman period.