June 24- July 7
Theatrical performance in English!Socrates now
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!
5 July- 7 July
Jazz live music!!
The party is an amazing Jazz bar with live music every Friday and great atmosphere!!
5 July, Thursday, 22:00 – Jungle of illutions
6 July, Friday, 23:00 – Swing Generis
7 July, Saturday, 23:00 – Acoustica
Place: the party. Address: 31 Karaiskaki st, Psyri. Entrance: 2 euro
6 July- 8 July
Antiracist Festival of Athens
With music, workshops, kitchen, perfomances…
Center stage – concerts
Friday, July 6, 9.30 pm:
The Last Drive, Deus Ex Machina, No Mind, The Raindogs, Pink Tank, Project
Saturday, July 7, 9.30 pm:
Bandista (10-member band from Turkey), Air & Father Anna Goula, Stacy feat. Martha Fritzila, Themos Skandamis, Radio Sol
Sunday, July 8, 9.30 pm:
Maria Farantouri, Savina Yannatou, Encardia, Eleanor Kouneni
Place: Goudy park. Address: 10 mins from metro Kataxaki, check the map.
5 July- 11 July
Salmon fishing in YemenOpen-air Cinema
The successful ichthyologist Dr Alfred Jones, comes to discover through a series of challenges and upheavals that sometimes the impossible becomes possible.
Every Monday – reduced price!!
Open-air cinema with a view to Acropolis!!
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
Carousel: Music tour in the Mediterranean
From the tarantella of southern Italy and Corsica polyphonic songs to the melodies of Spain and Portugal fados
Start: 10 July, 20:30
Place: Museum of Greek Folk Instruments (Diogenes 1-3, Square Winds, Plaka)
Entrance: 10 euro
Sasha Waltz & GuestsContemporary dancing
It will take a place in the ancient theatre close to Acropolis!!
This event is organized by Athens festival, the most famous and magnificent one.
Sasha Waltz presents ritualistic choreography which negotiates the contrast between primal, instinctive emotion and the intellect by relating the individual to the group.
Start: 21:30 p.m.
Place: Odeon of Herodes Atticus Address Dionysiou Areopagitou St. close to Acropolis Entrance: 40, 35, 25, 20, upper tier 15, reduced – 15, 10 euro
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