AACA tells you what’s on in Athens, issue 119

21 June, Thursday

World/Jazz festival

You are welcome to World/ Jazz festival according to European Music Day that takes place in the most authentic neighbourhood of Athens!!

The program:

Moon Caravan – Bossa nova

MeWeathers – Blues

Anamateur – Jazz

Kassetas Spanos group – Free jazz

Motive soul – Jazz Jam Session

Start: 21:00 p.m.

Place: Strefi Hill. Address: Exarhia. Check on the map! Entrance: free

22 June, Friday

Jazz live music                                           Jungle of illutions


The party is an interesting Jazz bar with live music every Friday  and great atmosphere!!

Start: 22.00  Place: the party. Address: 31 Karaiskaki st, Psyri. Entrance: 2 euro                              

23 June, Saturday

The Box B Laboratory of Athens School of Fine Arts

The box, a  symbol of the beginning and the end of life imprisonment and release inspired 30 young students of Fine Arts  that will exhibit their works in Bios, the cultural centre.

Start: 17.30 to 22.30 (13-23 June) Place: Bios Address: Piraeus 84 Entrance:  free

24 June, Sunday

Athens festival/Dance

Dimitris Papaioannou

Primal matter

The most famous choreographer of Greece presents his work “Primal matter” where he uses the most basic objects from the artist’s workshop: a panel, a dustbin, himself and the nude male body.

Start: 21.00 (23-26 & 30 June, 1-3 July)Place: Peiraios 260 Address 260 Peiraios St.. Entrance: 25 euro, 20 euro (discount), 15 euro (students)

25 June, Monday

“An affair to remember”Open-air Cinema

Every Monday – reduced price!!

Open-air cinema with a view to Acropolis!!

An Affair to Remember is ranked # 5 on the list of America’s greatest love stories.

A couple falls in love and agrees to meet in six months at the Empire State Building – but will it happen?

Director: Leo McCarey

Stars: Cary GrantDeborah Kerr and Richard Denning

Start: Thursday 21 June – till Wednesday 27 June; 20:50 & 23:10  Place: Open-air cinema Thissio  Address: 7, Ap. Pavlou Str., Thissio. Entrance:  Monday – 5.5 euro, all other days – 8 euro, students: 6 euro

26 June, Tuesday

Fringe Live Festival

Annual Fringe Live Festival full of music, theatre, dancing, painting, photography and installation goes to Technopolis.

Start: 26-30 June  Place: Technopolis  Address 100, Pireos str. Gazi. Entrance:  5 euro


27 June, Wednesday

Greek Dance Festival

The program changes every second Wednesday. Group of 75 dancers, musicians and singers. Each program includes popular stories, each one is presented with its own authentic costumes, musical instruments, songs and dances.

Place:Dora Stratou (Greek Dance) Theatre Address: Philopappou Hill. Strart:30 May – 23 Sep 2012; (except 16-17 June and 15-19 August due to elections)

Wednesday to Friday 21:30 (   Saturday and Sunday 20:15. Entrance:  15 euro, 10 (students)

Ongoing exhibitions

The exhibition FACES  is held at Onassis Cultural Centre  and explores the estrangement of the individual, caught between the self, the perception of the self, and society, and the feelings of solitude.


Start date: 3 Apr 2012 End date: 1 Jul 2012

Working hours:

Monday & Tuesday: Closed

Wednesday, Thursday & Friday: 17:00-21:00

Saturday & Sunday: 12:00-21:00

Place: Onassis Cultural Centre,Exhibition Hall. Address 107-109 Syngrou Avenue  . Entrance: 8 € | Concs 4 €

The exhibition From Picasso to Koons. Artist’s Jewellery at Benaki Museum presents a selection of jewellery designed by some of the greatest artists of the second half of the 20th century and the start of the 21st.

Start date: 16 May 2012 End date: 2 Sep 2012

Working hours:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday: 9:00 – 17:00

Thursday: 9:00 – 24:00

Sunday: 9:00 – 15:00

Place: Benaki Museum,Main Building . Address Koumpari Street& Vasilissis Sofias Avenue, m. Syntagma . Entrance: Full admission : € 7 Temporary Exhibition: € 5



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