Cuba festival! Hot Cuban rhythms …
A great tribute to the legend of Cuban music, Ibrahim Ferrer . Varies musical events and Activities!
It starts in open spaces (squares, shopping centers etc) with FREE music-dance performances, seminars, workshops, DJ sets and ends on Saturday at the Baseball training center located in the former American base in Elliniko with concerts, exhibitions, screenings, workshops and traditional dishes.
Thursday, June 28, 2012 –Thissio: Metro Station
21 June- 4 July
Friday, June 29, 2012 – Hermes: Church Kapnikareas
18:00 – 19:00 Omar Cuesta (El Pantera) DJ El General &
19:00 – 19:30 The Music And Dance Of The Santeria Orishas In
19:30 – 20:00 Baclava Cubano
20:00 – 20:30 La Cucaracha
20:30 – 21:00 Estrellas Cubanas
Start: June 28-30 Place: squares, Ellinico Entrance: free for streets, for Ellinico- 10 euro
Jazz live music Me weathers/ Acoustica
The party is an interesting Jazz bar with live music every Friday and great atmosphere!!
Start: 23.00 Place: the party. Address: 31 Karaiskaki st, Psyri. Entrance: 2 euro
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
30 June & 1 July
Dance Evening at the Roman Agora
The Greek National Opera’s Orchestra and Ballet present two magical evenings in the Ancient Roman Agora, under the rock of the Acropolis. Renato Zanella introduces two successful choreographies based on Mozart’s piano concerto no 23 and Beethoven’s piano concerto no 5.
Start: 21.00 Place: Roman Agora. Address: Monastiraki metrostation Entrance: 16 or 23 euro, students and children – 10 euro
30 June, 1-3 July
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)
21 June- 4 July
“An affair to remember”
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?
Start: Thursday 21 June – till 4 July; 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
June 24- July 7
Theatrical performance in English!
Witness history’s most famous defense as Socrates goes on trial for his life. Discover his humour, wit, cutting logic, and his essential ideas on virtue, justice, civic duty, love of life and country.
Start: June 24- July 7/ daily at 21:00
Place: Athens University Museum (5 Tholou Street in Plaka)
Entrance: Adults – 15 euro, students – 10 euro/ drinks included!
28 June- September
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)
Art & Mathematics exhibition goes from the aesthetics of Art to the logic of Mathematics.
Don’t miss Escher’s optical illusions with a very good description of each!!
Escher/ Vasarely works
Start date: ongoing End date: 2013
Friday 13:00 – 21:00
Saturday & Sunday: 11:00-19:00
Place: Herakleidon Museum Address 16 Herakleidon str. Thissio
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
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