The Veakeio Theater
The Veakeio Municipal Theater is located in Piraeus, on the hill of Kastela (Profiti Ilias). It is a summer theatre with a capacity of 2,000 spectators and has the form of an ancient theatre. Βuilt in 1969, during the mayorship of Aristidis Skylitsis, it was initially called Skylitsio. In 1976, it was renamed Veakio in honour of the great Piraeus actor Emilios Veakis. Veakeio Theater has hosted significant artistic and cultural events, such as theatrical and dance shows and concerts.