The fairytale “Milia” by Emmanuel Roidis was first published in 1895 and is the only work of the author who wrote in demotic Greek.
“An elderly couple finds one morning, under an apple tree, in the woods a little girl, covered with white blossoms, who had been thrown over by the wind at night. They immediately adopt it and call it Milia. The girl has a big heart, loves her parents very much and protects in every way the animals and birds of the forest . They in turn reward it and…”
A tender fairytale that keeps children pleasant company but also to adults who feel like children at times .
with a theatrical rendition of the fairy tale
Illustration: Nikos Blazakis