Greece has soul because people have the abilities and passion to dream and inspire others to do the same. Katerina Soldatou is the initiator of “Greece has Soul” project and dancing is her passion. Together with her
team,they travel to different places and destinations of unique beauty and great historical significance, capturing the essence of Greece. Greek culture, historical monuments, geological multiplicity and the endless blue of
the sea is their driving force. The project signifies the importance of art, which has roots in ancient Greece . Αrt stimulates mind and emotion, shapes consciousness and creates ideas and vision.
The Greece has soul exhibition will host the theatrical play «The Chain» scenario, direction, choreography by Katerina Soldatou and music by Panagiotis Aravantinos.
From the moment you start your journey as a living organism, you are bound, first with the umbilical cord and later with chains that you unconsciously choose or force on yourself.
What does freedom mean? How can you concur it, feel it, live free? Finally, when are you really free?
Society enforces some standards and, from a very early age, it tries to shape your way of thinking and to convince you that if you are different, then you are lost, if you exceed certain limits, you cannot belong to the whole.
We are programmed in such a way that anything other than social stereotypes can cause panic. Panic invites death.
From the moment you wake up you follow your daily routine. Very seldom you allow diversions. Short breaths I call them.
You learn that a routine program helps you and makes your life easier while actually killing you imagination and spontaneity
They say that routine and order make you feel safe. I say it is fear.
The chain is an object difficult to wear and hard to break. Nevertheless, we accept to carry it, we do not break it and we consider this situation natural.
When are we ready to break our chains? When we dream.
As you grow older, the dreams are fading. As the years go by, imagination weakens and innocence is lost.
... there are only few exceptions that find ways to escape ....