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Events : FILM
Greek Film Festival 2023

Karagiozis the Movie -

  • When
  • Where Palace Balwyn
  • Entry Ticketed

Event Details

“Karagiozis is the ultimate symbol of Greek folklore and tradition”

Karagiozis is a famous character of the shadow puppet theater in Greece, said to have originated in the Ottoman Empire.

He is dearly beloved by a significant number of people, both old and young. Audiences share joyful experiences while watching his plays and have laughed heartily at his jokes through time.

In Greece, Karagiozis is considered a part of the cultural heritage, and is widely regarded as a Greek character due to his long history in the country.

He has been entertaining audiences since the 18th century and has passed on his stories and messages from generation to generation.

  • LANGUAGE English
  • EVENT SERIES Greek Film Festival > Greek Film Festival 2023
  • PRESENTED BY The Greek Community of Melbourne