All News on Entertainment in Greece

TACK | Athens | April 23

Catch "TACK" at the Onassis Cultural Center on April 23 at 8.30 p.m. Directed by Greek-British filmmaker Vania Turner, the documentary follows Olympic champion Sofia Bekatorou and young sailing champion Amalia Provelengiou in Greece's #MeToo movement. A Q&A with the director will follow. 

AMW | Athens | May 22-25

Athens Music Week ( returns from May 22 to 25 with a series of events at Technopolis (Pireos 100) and other key concert venues. Featuring over 200 artists, industry professionals, and 36 musical acts from Greece and abroad, AMW is a nexus for music enthusiasts, artists and professionals alike.

Viva Espana | Athens | April 25

The Olympia Municipal Music Theater (59 Akadimias) hosts saxophonist, composer and orchestrator Bernard van Rossum's Greece debut with the Athens Bing Band in an eagerly anticipated collaboration. Van Rossum, renowned for his flamenco reinterpretations, enriches the Bing Band's sonic palette, yielding captivating improvisations, intertwining Spanish harmonies and rhythms with innovative flair.

For an Oscar or a Raspberry?

A storm in a teacup or a serious shift in the Greek cinema industry's institutional landscape? Draft laws, as a rule, tend to attract the interest only of those who are directly affected, a few specific circles. Their anxiety about what will come is not always justified, as their main source of concern is, usually, that some new measure will come along to rock their boat. 

Jazz Celebration | Athens | May 27 – June 2

Athens Jazz, the city's longest-running musical institution, returns for its 23rd year courtesy of the Municipality of Athens at Technopolis (100 Pireos) on May 27. Greece's largest jazz celebration offers a week filled with live music, rhythm and special events - all with free admission.

Thievery Corporation & Black Pumas | Athens | July 9

Release Athens 2024 welcomes Thievery Corporation and Black Pumas on July 9, at Water Square (Plateia Nero, 2616 Posidonos), in a day dedicated to the sounds of downtempo/dub/electronica and soul. Much loved in Greece, Thievery Corporation and newcomers Black Pumas promise one of this year's most significant and dance-worthy shows.

Police clash with demonstrators protesting a concert by US military cadets

Police clashed late Wednesday with Communist-backed demonstrators who tried to prevent a concert by U.S. military cadets.

The violent protest occurred in the central Greek city of Larissa ahead of a concert by members of the West Point Glee Club, a musical group of the U.S. Military Academy which is currently on tour in Greece.

Rammstein | Athens | May 30

After 14 years, Rammstein returns to Greece, promising an unforgettable show as they celebrate their 30th anniversary. Fans can expect a setlist of the German industrial metal act's greatest hits, alongside their signature pyrotechnics. Known for their theatrical concerts, Rammstein's live shows transcend language barriers, offering a powerful experience for all.

Police bans rallies in Thessaloniki as protest against documentary planned

Police in Thessaloniki issued a ban on public gatherings on Tuesday amid concerns about a rally that was being planned to protest a screening at the northern port city's annual documentary festival.

According to reports, a rally was being planned at 7 p.m. outside the festival's flagship Olympion cinema on downtown Aristotelous Square.

National Theater of Northern Greece celebrates social milestone

The Thessaloniki-based National Theater of Northern Greece is celebrating an important milestone after hitting the 1-million seat mark in special group bookings.

These groups include a diverse range of theatergoers, from ex-convicts in social reintegration programs and patients at psychiatric facilities, to pensioners from community centers and school pupils for far-flung islands.