Looking for a good festival time in Athens this summer? Take your pick. Tight on budget? A two-day free fiesta at Athens’ biggest cultural centre might do the trick. The SNF Nostos Festival is back in late June, bearing the usual lush gifts: free music concerts, the SNF RUN and free talks and conferences on current affairs. Take a look at the general schedule below and follow the links for more info on the festival’s programme.
23/06: Greek reggae band Locomondo - yup, it’s a thing and they’re major fun - kick off the music festivities at the Great Lawn of the SNFCC.
24/06: RnB sensation and Grammy Award nominee Jorja Smith headlines this year’s concert line-up that features local star-in-the-making Good Job Nicky, TikTok viral rapper Masked Wolf and DJ sets by local players at the Agora.
23/06: The crowd favourite non-competitive summer evening running event returns, topped off with a relaxing party at the finish line.
SNF Nostos Conference: H is for Health
23-24/06: Bioethics, global social inequality in health, the role of doctors in war zones, scientific journalism, the use of psychedelics in mental health treatments, robotics, and the future of medicine as shaped by new technologies will be addressed by acclaimed scientists and experts from around the world in this two-day open discussion.
SNF Dialogues - H is for Health
23-24/06: How did social media go from being a technological marvel that would facilitate human connection to a threat to our mental health? As part of the 2022 SNF Nostos Conference on health, young people from around the globe talk about social media and the mental imprint it’s leaving on their generation, the so-called “Generation Social.”