The exploitation of the country’s mineral wealth is projected as the most reasonable solution to deal with the economic crisis that plagues Greece. The Greek state has ceded its mining rights over 31.700 ha of land in northern Halkidiki, a region rich in gold, copper and other metals, to the Canadian multinational company Eldorado Gold. However, many of the region’s inhabitants, who have been resisting the construction of a goldmine for years, claim that this investment will cause irreparable damage to the environment and the benefits will be fewer than the losses. Cassandra’s Treasure presents a detailed picture of the modern Greek state before and during the crisis period.
Event times / locations
Wednesday 29 May 2019 at 5:30 PM
Globe 2, Globe Theatre