The preparations for the 6th Athens Bike Festival are well under way! From 18 to 20 September 2015, the Technopolis of the City of Athens will welcome the thousands friends of cycling for the sixth consecutive year. Many bicycles, accessories, events, test rides, children activities and many more will await the friends of the Athens Bike Festival.
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.
On October 6, 2014, a symposium titled "documenta 14, Kassel: Learning from Athens" was held at Kunsthochschule (Academy of Fine Arts) in Kassel, Germany, at the invitation of the academy. Organized by the team of documenta 14, and led by Artistic Director Adam Szymczyk, the symposium presented key members of the next documenta organization, as well as discussed essential ideas and thematic concerns of the exhibition project as a whole, scheduled to take place in 2017.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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).
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.
One of the most epicRed Bull X-Fighters competitions is expected in Athens on June 12 when the world's most prestigious freestyle motocross series makes its eagerly awaited debut in the Greek capital in a spectacular setting in the Dionyssos Marble Quarry on Mount Penteli.
With the slogan TAKE A STAND, Athens Pride 2015 (13 June 2015 - Noon to Midnight - Klafthmonos Square) takes a stand for 100% equality, justice, acceptance, and respect for lesbians, gays, bisexual and trans people (LGBT), as well as for every member of Greek society.
This year the International Meeting of Contemporary Art "Art-Athina 2015", in Athens, Greece, celebrates its 20th edition! The greatest art event in Greece is to open at the Faliro Pavilion (Taekwondo Stadium) on Thursday 4 June and will run through Sunday 7 June.
The great works - literary treasures - of Nikos Kazantzakis (Captain Michalis, The Rock Garden, Zorba the Greek) are a testament to the anguish of his proud spirit, from his deepest life experiences, the heat of emotion, the world's blinding phantasmagoria, to his extreme decisions and his reflection on man's destiny.
Kappatos Athens Art Residency is pleased to invite you to the opening of the spring cycle of the first official residency programme in Athens under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture and Sports, supported by a European fund (NSRF: National Strategic Reference Framework 2007 - 2013) and the first solo exhibition of the British Artist-in-Residence Martin Creed curated by the programme's director art historian Dr. Sozita Goudouna and independent curator Nefeli Skarmea.
ADM advertising and OPANDA co-organize the 5th International Waiters Contest ‘waiters on the move by Coca Cola" in Athens, Greece. The participants are young people whether they are waiters from hotels, clubs, bars, restaurants from all over Greece or just want to try their skills. The contest takes place in Plaka, the oldest Athenian neighborhood, on Sunday, April 5, 2015, at 11:30 am
Badminton Theater in Athens Greececelebrates the Golden Anniversary of one of the most beloved musicals of all times. Celebrating 50 years after its premiere in New York, Fiddler on the Roof takes the stage of Badminton Theater under the direction of the award-winning US director Rob Ruggiero coming straight to us from the "home of American Musicals" Goodspeed Opera House.
The air is filled with the scent of honeysuckle and lilac. Yes, Greek Easter (Pascha) carries within it a certain magical quality that is associated with the first signs of spring, the deep religious feeling characteristic of the famous Greek writer Papadiamantis, and of course the ever vibrant spirit of the Greek people.
Athens, Greece provides many opportunities for you to have a good time and experience the unique atmosphere of Easter in Greece.
Athens Photo Festival, is the annual festival of photography in Greece and a premier cultural event in Athens, established in 1987 by the Hellenic Centre for Photography. It is the first and longest-running international festival of photography and related media in Greece, and one of the five oldest of its kind in the world.
September marks the arrival of the autumn, but that is only on your calendar if you are in Greece, where the sun keeps on beaming from above, the sea keeps on casting its blue and green spell on people, and the atmosphere keeps on dressing in dazzling red and orange clothes throughout the day.
The autumn Sales in Athens, Greece in the retail sector will be from Friday, 1st November to Sunday, 10th November 2013!
More than 8,000 runners have registered to participate in the 5km Road Race on Sunday, November 10th, in Athens Greece while another 8,000 are anticipated to run the 10km Road Race. Both races are held in parallel with the 31st Athens Classic Marathon Race.
Anamesa art center at Athens, Greece presents the photography exhibition by Japanese artist Haruna Kawanishi, entitled "Making Map", from the 6th to 30th November 2013, as part of the Satellite program of Athens Photo Festival 2013.
The 9th International Festival of Digital Arts & New Media, "Athens Video Art Festival" is a fact. On June, 7th - 9th exhibitions, screenings, workshops and live acts will be hosted at the Historical Centre of Athens, opening a dialogue between public and private space.
The Herakleidon Museum at Athens, Greece would like to congratulate and thank all individuals that use their bicycles as an alternative form of transportation. We applaud your commitment to a greener lifestyle and reward your efforts by offering the following to all eco-friendly visitors.
Apokries is the Carnival time for Athens, Greece. A celebration for people of all ages, it harmoniously blends traditions with contemporary ideas and events that appeal to all citizens, children and city visitors.The Carnival period in Athens, Greece lasts for three weeks, and it's non-stop party time before the restrictions of Lent.
In 2012 Carnival runs from Sunday 5th February to Sunday 26th February.
As part of the programme Our Shared Europe the exhibition Evliya Çelebi: The Book of Travels at Benaki Museum, in Athens, Greece aims to foster dialogue for mutual respect and understanding with the Islamic communities of Europe.
Evliya Çelebi, a 17th century traveller, is the hero of this exhibition.
After almost a year, the soloists of the astounding Vienna Philharmonic (the best in the world as stated by Wagner) are back in Athens, Greece for a wonderful concert. The «Wiener Mozartisten» ensemble consists of soloists of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, which the Athenian audience enjoyed in a unique concert in June 2010 at the Athens Concert Hall.
The exhibition ΤHE LAST GRAND TOUR at the Cycladic Art Museum in Athens, Greece will bring together for the first time work by many of the internationally renowned artists who have lived and worked in Greece during the twentieth century.
The Athens Numismatic Museum in co-operation with the Alpha Bank Numismatic Collection and the National Archaeological Museum organises a joint exhibition entitled "Myth and Coinage", in Athens, Greece.
That's something for Maria Callas fans! An exhibition at Athens' Megaron Mousikis in cooperation with Milan's "La Scala" will show to devoted fans of the greatest opera singer ever, rare robes worn by the Callas, photographs, object, videos and original recordings of her historical performances.
Stefanos Tsakiris presents a selection of black white portraits of musicians at an exhibition that is being officially opened in March 28th at Michael Cacoyannis Foundation, in Athens Greece. The exhibition, entitled Chamber Musicians
The Hellenic American Union and Comicdom Press present the only Greek festival exclusively devoted to comics, Comicdom Con Athens, for sixth consecutive year at the Hellenic American Union. The well-established comic festival Comicdom Con Athens for three days (April 8 - April 10, 2011) hosts
The exhibition of the Hellenic Parliament Foundation in Athens Greece under the title The Battle of Marathon: History and Legend, captures the two opposite worlds-Greek city-states and Persian empire- late before and at the time of the battle, illustrating its significance from antiquity to modern history by digital reproductions, copies of ancient objects and audiovisual and interactive applications.
On Tuesday, 29 March 2011, Kalfayan Galleries, 11 Haritos Street, Athens, Greece between 20:00 and 22:00, will present the second solo exhibition of Kuwaiti photographer Tarek Al-Ghoussein with photographs from his "E-series".
The Jewish Museum of Athens, Greece, the Prefecture of Attica and the Jewish Community of Athens are honoured to inaugurate the exhibition "The Memorial: 16 Artists Propose" on Wednesday 26th January 2011. The exhibition is part of a cycle of events dedicated to the occasion of the National Holocaust Memorial Day, 27th January 2011.
An opera by C.W. Gluck in three acts will take place at the Onassis Cultural Centre, in Athens, Greece. The Greek fleet is ready to set sail for Troy, but Artemis will not let them leave Aulis. The angry goddess has stated her condition: there will be no favourable winds until King Agamemnon sacrifices his daughter to her.
In the framework of the series "Work of the month" the National Museum of Contemporary Art in Athens, Greece presents the three-channel video installation by Marianne Strapatsakis, Invisible Places - The Vast White, 2008, the third and last part of a trilogy on the subject of birth, life and death.
Presenting one of the most recent plays of the famous American writer Neil LaBute, the "In a Dark Dark House" that was written in 2007, the theatrical company "Protes Yles" will be hosted at Michael Cacoyannis Foundation. The play is being presented for the first time ever in Athens, Greece.
The Onassis Cultural Center in Athens, Greece presents the Orchestra of Colours. The programme features music written by three renowned contemporary Greek composers for stage productions of Aristophanes' comedies.
Vamiali's Gallery, in Athens Greece inaugurates its new space with three different exhibitions, Friday, February 18 at 20.00. At the ground floor, young German artist Christof Mascher has his first solo exhibition in Athens, titled "drift wood chris". At the first floor, works by Miltos Manetas, Jonathan Monk and Richard Woods are on display. In the basement, Dimitra Vamiali presents a new installation with music compilation by Voyager & Alfonso.
Continuing its route through the world of digital arts starts its journey for 2011 with the annual call for entries. Submit and present your artwork for its 7th official organization that will take place during springtime in Athens and a tour across Greece will follow it up.
The George Economou Collection will be on display for the first time at The Municipal Gallery of Athens, Greece. Its strength is characterised by range, broadness and diversity of modern paintings, drawings and sculptures.
On the occasion of the InBetween project a concert of contemporary music will take place in Athens,Greece titled Urban Soundscapes. Electroacoustic works and field recordings using urban sounds as a musical medium will be presented. It will include works by John Cage, Alvin Lucier, Luc Ferrari, Pierre Henri, Michael Pissaro, Luigi Nono, Katerina Tzedaki, Nikos Stavropoulos and others. Curator: Anargyros Deniozos. Concept & Organisation: ABOUT: Creative team.
On Friday 4 February 2011, between 20.00 and 22.00, Kalfayan Galleries in Athens, Greece (11 Haritos St., Kolonaki) will present the first solo exhibition in Greece of works by the Iranian artist Ala Dehghan titled The Upside-down Scenery, curated by Vali Mahlouji . The artist lives and works in Tehran and Karaj.
The Onassis Cultural Centre is Athens' new cultural space hosting events and actions across the whole spectrum of the arts from theatre, dance, music and the visual arts to the written word, with an emphasis on contemporary cultural expression, on supporting Greek artists, on cultivating international collaborations and on educating children and people of all ages through life-long learning.
The Onassis Cultural Center in Athens, Greece presents the RootlessRoot, Eyes in the Colors of the Rain. With the body as their Alpha and Omega, Linda Kapetanea and Josef Fruček's every choreographic endeavour sets out to explore their personal style in movement.
The permanent collection of historical heirlooms at the Benaki Museum in Athens, Greece recreates the history of modern Greece from the end of the 18th century onwards. Many of the objects in the collection are family heirlooms donated by the descendants and relatives of individuals who are intimately connected with the history of modern Greece.
The Museum of Cycladic Art in Athens, Greece presents the exhibition The Art of Book. The exhibition is organized in cooperation with the Department of Graphic Arts - Printmaking & Book Art of the Athens School of Fine Arts.
The Benaki Museum in Athens, Greece presents the exhibition Navigating in the Dark by Kalliopi Lemos. This is the first solo exhibition by Kalliopi Lemos and presents her new group of sculptures, with large-scale steel works.
The Greek National Opera in Athens, Greece presents the opera "The Barber of Seville". The Barber of Seville is a wonderful opera, full of fun, wit and musical improvisation. Rossini completed the composition of the opera in record time: just 24 days.
The biggest and most historic park in Athens, the Pedio tou Areos park, has been renovated and restructured under the directions of architect Alexandros Tombazis and offered to the visitors and inhabitants of the City of Athens.
The Onassis Cultural Centre in Athens, Greece presents the Camerata on Period Instruments, Johann Sebastian Bach and Greek Mythology on January 25th. Renewing his long-standing relationship with the Camerata, Alexandros Myrat will be conducting the orchestra on period instruments for the first time. Alongside him, six distinguished Greek soloists lend their voices to the mythic heroes.