Delirious? To Perform At The Olympic Games In Athens This Summer
Last modified: 29 Jun 2004
Delirious? will be joining the thousands of other 'History Makers' in Athens this August for the 2004 Summer Olympic Games. The band have been asked to headline a concert at Omonia Square in Athens city center as part of the Opening Night Olympic Celebrations organised by the the Cultural Committee of Athens.
The band have agreed to interrupt their planned summer break and will be performing in Athens on 14th August. The Olympic Games are the World's most prestigious sporting event, watched by a global TV audience in excess of three billion. The Cultural Programme for Athens 2004 begun in March with events designed for the Greek Torch Relay, and concludes in September, with events for the Paralympic Games.
According to the Greek Department of Culture, the Culture Programme "Demonstrates the cultural aspect of the Olympic Games. Accessible to all audiences, the official Cultural Programme of the Games aims to transfer the Olympic Experience beyond the Competition venues. It is a flexible, tailor-made programme that addresses all segments of Olympic constituents and includes performances by Greek and international artists representing all art forms."