Archive for the ‘Culture and Activities’ Category

Monemvasia (Μονεμβάσια) is located in the southeastern Peloponnese in the prefecture of Laconia, 400 meters from land having been separated from the mainland by an earthquake in 375 A.D. Its name is derived from two Greek words, mone and emvassi, meaning “single entrance”. It was called Malmsey by old English writers, Napoli de Malvasia by the Venetians and Malvoisie by the French. Founded by the Byzantines in the sixth century, […]

The exhibition hosts the “unexposed” creations of 40 young female artists that live in Iran. The curator of the exhibition is Fery Malek–Madani (art historian) and she selected 70 creations of young artists among 400 participants. The three basic criteria of the selection were: the permanent residence of the artists in Iran, their birth date between 1971 and 1991 and the presence of -at least- one personal exhibition on their […]

It’s an Art Festival with a broader concept of the title “Anamesa” (Between us) where young talented European artists, with or without disabilities, amateurs and professionals share the same vision of coexistence: “When only Art comes between us” The aim is to eliminate any prejudice and discrimination that arise from disability, depressed areas and the city of Athens in crisis, through artistic activities and dialogue around Arts, with a series […]

One of the most popular operas of all time, Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte returns to the GNO. Considered one of the most characteristic of the great composer’s works, it appeals on many levels. On the one hand it is an opera that can be enjoyed by children, while on the other adults appreciate the outstanding music and a symbolic text with implications. This production, under the guidance of eminent French director […]

Cape Sounion has one of the most spectacular temples in Greece, not so much for the temple itself but for its location. The Temple of Posiedon is built on top of a sheer cliff face balancing over the Aegean sea on the southern most tip of Attica. Legend has it that Cape Sounio is the spot where King Aegeus of Athens threw himself of the cliffs into the sea giving […]

A new initiative of the City of Athens will be held every Tuesday, starting on February 12th, 2013 until May 28th. The City of Athens allies with restaurants, cafés and bars in the city and introduces a new action called “HAVE FUN IN ATHENS”. Restaurants at the center of Athens will offer suggested menus at the price of 10 € and café’s and bars, suggested coffees and drinks at 2 […]

A very historic and a major figure in jazz, trombonist Curtis Fuller, from the mid fifties to the present day, is a personification of the post-bop developments as well, for a long time, we find him to support some of the greatest moments and bands in the history of jazz aesthetics. Clearly, more is known of the involvement of the legendary album “Blue Train”, the John Coltrane on Blue Note, […]

Arion Resort & Spa offers two magnificent accommodation packages, valid until February 18, 2013, and gives the chance to all of you who would like to escape away with someone special, to spend magical moments within luxurious ambience! More here Tweet

Museum Alex Mylona – Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art presents the exhibition Franz West: The Viennese Friend – Franz West and Herbert Brandl, Mike Kelley, Martin Kippenberger, Peter Kogler, Mariella Simoni, Octavian Trauttmansdorff, Otto Zitko, Heimo Zobernig, curated by Denys Zacharopoulos. The exhibition will run from the 8th of February until the 5th of May 2013, with an opening reception on Friday, February 8, at 20:00. The exhibition is a […]

As an island in Athens and so close to the city’s hustle, this quiet neighborhood is probably food for thought about how better our lives would be if we had a little more green, a little more privacy, a little more taste. More here: Tweet

(Greek) Αυθαίρ

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Music for two pianos

Two old friends and colleagues, two virtuosos of their kind, […]

VAT Cut On Restauran

A VAT reduction on Greek food catering services (restaurants, hotel […]

(Greek) Επίδομ

Επίδομα Τακτικής Επιδότησης Σε ισχύ είναι και το: Επικοινωνία και […]

Crime in Athens

Murder, armed robbery, rape and other violent crimes are not […]

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