Beton7 Center for the Arts presents the lyrical performance "death wishes/Orpheus" directed by Michalis Argyrou, with the collaboration of distinguished music performers and dancers.
Based on the myth of Orpheus, the music of the show joins top classics composers such as Monteverdi, Gluck, Schubert, Wolf, Scriabin, De Falla, Berio, creating a narration with elements of contemporary surrealism.
It is a synthesis of music, dance, theatre and Visual Arts that expands the expressive boundaries of every art and creates a unique original work.
Ancient Pathos regards a theatre performance especially created, for foreign visitors in Athens, student or anykind of tourist groups. The performance is based on Ancient Greek Tragedy. It is a compilation of the most powerful scenes from well-known tragedies by Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides. The event takes place and presented in a historical renovated neoclassical theatre building.
Athens International Airport launches its collaboration with the Art-Athina International Exhibition of Contemporary Art, which celebrates its 20th year, by hosting throughout the year, six special exhibitions in the airport's exhibition areas.
The exhibition will present new works by Michalis Katzourakis in mixed media and for the first time his unknown expressionist works from the 1960s will be presented in public.
The work of Michalis Katzourakis is directly associated with the poetic expression of geometric abstraction in both Greece and the international art world.
Winter sales in Athens this year commence on Monday, January 12th and last through Saturday, February 28th. One can obtain discounts of up to 50% and 70%. Athens has an impressive variety of goods to offer shoppers, from top designer labels and exquisite jewelry to fine antiques and high quality leather goods. The sales period is a major opportunity to obtain all things offered by the Athens shopping paradise at a better price. Most shops are open Monday, Wednesday and Saturday 9 am-3 pm and on Tuesday and Thursday 9 am-8 pm.
Dialogue in the dark is an interactive exhibition which has changed the lives of more than 7.000.000 people all over the world. Over the last twenty years Dialogue in the Dark has been presented in more than 30 countries and 130 cities since its opening in 1988. Visitors in groups of up to 8 people are accompanied by a blind or partially sighted guide in a walk through Athens in complete darkness. The installation consists of specially constructed rooms simulating various places of our city.
Travellers planning a trip to Athens, are encouraged to apply online for a "This is My Athens" personal "showing around town" with an Athens Local. Go beyond the traditional guide book sights and places of interest. Let an Athenian take you to that special neighborhood bakery, or show you some great neighborhoods along the Southern coast and the breathtaking promenades.