Catalina Taborda, director of New Acropolis Colombia Northwest and member of the choir, presented this first choral performance at the hall of New Acropolis Medellin. The choir, made up of 14 women and 4 men, began its journey last November with the name of the muse of epic poetry and eloquence.
Feb 09 2017
Jan 07 2017
New Acropolis Medellín celebrated 25 years of philosophy, culture and volunteering at the same time as the commemoration of World Philosophy Day.
In this context, all activities carried out during this event had the aim of remembering the importance of philosophy in our lives. Throughout one week, a program of diverse cultural events emphasized the need to recover the meaning of all the actions that we appreciate and undertake.
Participants in these events realized the multiple ways art is a humanizing factor and how sustainability must be an ongoing commitment.
Dec 27 2016
The activity was attended by a group of volunteers and friends of New Acropolis, and its aim was to collect the waste that accumulated on the shores of the gorge and within it, thus minimizing the risks of floods as well as preventing residue from reaching the rivers and the sea.
The activity also served as an important message to neighbors and passers-by, on the importance of taking care of our environment through practical actions that involve all.
Dec 05 2016
Events were marked by pyramids and tombs, everyday life, symbolism, life and death, places such as Dendera, Philae, the temples of Karnak, Edfu… which fascinated the numerous attendees who took part in this wonderful journey.
Oct 14 2016
The workshop highlighted theatrical concepts and their Greek origins, including the definition of character, drama, conflict, metaphor, personality, the mask of the actor, social masks, imitation, and the questions ‘What’s behind the mask?’ and ‘How can all this be applied to daily life?’.
Participants actively took part in several exercises: the creation of a character, analogies to everyday life; getting to know what there is behind the mask, discovering the character we all carry inside.
Jul 30 2016
New Acropolis Medellín continued its volunteering activities, and recently joined a reforestation initiative on one of the guardian hills of the city. During the two days commemorating Earth Day and Environment Day, volunteers prepared the land for the planting of native species, along with other volunteers and people from the area.
Apr 28 2016
Supporting those who dedicate their time and effort to the care of animals is one of the objectives of the volunteering carried out by New Acropolis in the city of Medellin.
To this end a volunteering training workshop was organized in preparation for upcoming voluntary activities such as the one involving the Society for the Protection of Animals of this city. On this occasion, New Acropolis volunteers cleaned, painted and arranged the different spaces inhabited by these kittens rescued and cared for by the organization.