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Athens and Epidaurus Festival 2015

Athens and Epidaurus Festival 2015

The Athens and Epidaurus Festival 2015 is celebrating its sixtieth of many creative years as a living entity which converses with society and continues to be active while at the same time undergoing change.
National Theatre Live: “Εveryman”

National Theatre Live: “Εveryman”

The Athens Concert Hall in collaboration with the British Embassy & the British Council in Athens presents in live transmission from the Olivier Theatre - London the play "Εveryman".

BAFTA winner and Academy Award® nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave) takes the title role in this dynamic new production of one of English drama's oldest plays, directed by the National Theatre's new Director Rufus Norris (Broken, London Road).

Socrates Now

Socrates Now

A celebrated theatrical experience beneath the Acropolis with EMMY award winner Yannis Simonides
for the fourth year in Athens, in English with Greek surtitles.

Take a seat in the court of ancient Athens as Socrates goes on trial for his life. Hear the philosopher face his accusers with his trademark wit, cutting logic, and the courage of his ideals.

5th Athens Open Air Film Festival

5th Athens Open Air Film Festival

17/6, Arrival Time: 20:30
Free Entrance upon demonstration of your individual entry voucher.

The Athens Οpen Air Film Festival celebrates its five-year anniversary with a special premiere at the Temple of Olympian Zeus, offering a young talented musician the opportunity to escort the all-time 1928 classic silent film «The Cameraman», by Buster Keaton with original music tunes, on Wednesday the 17th of June.

Euripides ELECTRA

Euripides ELECTRA

Athens, known as the cradle of Western civilization, is the birthplace of theater founded on the cornerstone of ancient dramatic works. This summer Badminton Theater, one of the most prestigious theaters in Greece, offers its visitors the opportunity to experience Euripides Electra, a masterpiece of ancient drama in a new and phenomenal production maintaining the integrity of the classic theatrical format in 21st century Theater.

  • Athens Concert Hall - Events
    Athens Concert Hall - Events

    When the Athens Concert Hall in Athens Greece opened in 1991 Greece acquired for the first time a state-of-the-art cultural centre of international status, which has gone on to earn considerable respect for the quality of its acoustics.

    In the twenty years since it opened the Concert Hall has grown into a versatile, multi-faceted workshop of cultural and artistic activity.

  • Greek traditional dances
    Greek traditional dances

    Dora Stratou Dance Theatre presents Greek dance classes from all regions from May 27th to September 20th 2015. The program changes every second Tuesday. Performances last 90 minutes, without intermission. The Company has 75 dancers, musicians and singers. Many regions of Greece are presented in each performance, each village or island through its authentic dances, costumes, musical instruments and songs.

  • 5th Athens Open Air Film Festival
    5th Athens Open Air Film Festival

    The Athens Open Air Film Festival takes place for the 5th year in a row, with more than 20 hand-picked projections in the capital's most prominent neighborhoods, converting Athens into a luminous film oasis.

    Especially for this year, in order to celebrate its first 5-year anniversary, the Athens Open Air Film Festival raises the curtain on Wednesday 17th of June, with a unique event which combines the screening of an outstanding silent film, «The Cameraman» by Buster Keaton accompanied by the live music performance of multi-talented Theodore and his orchestra, in a magical location: the Temple of Olympian Zeus!

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