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02 Jul 2004
IOC News , museum-news-articles

Olympic Museum - Weekend events

During the summer of 2004, the Olympic Museum in Lausanne is offering a rich programme linking sport and culture. The programme is based on the ancient and modern items with guided visits of the current temporary exhibition, “Destination Olympia”, public talks, mythology tales, workshops, music and food tasting. In the Museum gardens, the use of plants and herbs in ancient times are highlighted throughout a botanic trail. Two world premieres, an opera and a concert, enrich this programme.

From Olympia to Athens: weekend events
Sunday 4 July: Guided tour of the "Destination Olympia" exhibition. Go back in time from Athens in 2004 and join athletes from the 5th century BC on their way to Olympia! Meet at 11 a.m. in the Museum entrance hall (duration 1½ hours). Included in the price of the entry ticket.

Sunday 4 July: Tales from mythology for children. Come and listen to stories about the gods and heroes, told at the foot of the temple of Zeus. From 2.30 p.m. onwards in the “Destination Olympia” exhibition. Included in the price of the entry ticket.

Sunday 4 July: Sport in mosaics. Discover the art of mosaics in Ancient Greece. From 2.30 p.m. onwards, a demonstration in the Museum entrance hall. Included in the price of the entry ticket.
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