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Artists from the US, Greece, Sweden, Poland, Norway and Romania will participate in this year's edition of the VSLO Visual Arts International Festival, which will take place at Vama Veche, August 23-September 1. According to a statement released by organisers, world-renowned university readers from the six participating countries, photographers and cinematographers are invited to the event.
The 10th edition of the BIRN Summer School of Investigative Journalism kicked off on Monday in the Montenegrin coastal town of Herceg Novi.
The weeklong summer school brings together journalists from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Kosovo, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia and the United States.
The ultra-popular DJ Snake is set to transform Mykonos' Paradise Beach into an electronic dance floor on Tuesday, August 13. With two Billboard Music Awards and one MTV Video Music Award under his belt, the French DJ has put his stamp on the international dance music scene. He is known for his high-energy sets that inspire audiences to give themselves up to the music.
Organized by the Ministry of Culture, there will be free entrance to countless archaeological sites and museums across Greece on the night of the August full moon on Thursday, many of which will also be hosting live music events. The week from August 11 to 19 will also see a number of sites and museums holding special events to make the occasion.
Dora Bakopoulos, the artistic director of the Aegina International Music Festival, will be inaugurating the 14th edition of the annual event on the Saronic island on August 7. For almost three weeks, classical music aficionados will be able to enjoy performances by a plethora of musicians from Greece and abroad.
Known respectively for their contributions to the bands Termites and Fatme, Lavrentis Machairitsas and Nikos Portokaloglou will join forces for a concert titled "What's Left from the Fire" in Kalamata on August 7 and 8. Primarily vocalists and guitarists, Machairitsas and Portokaloglou have both left a significant mark on Greece's music scene.
Greek pop star Sakis Rouvas will be performing in the northwestern town of Amfilochia this Wednesday. Sakis has found much commercial success throughout his career, representing Greece in the 2004 Eurovision Song Contest. The Corfu-native has received myriad music awards and was listed by Forbes as the third-most-influential celebrity in Greece. The concert will begin at 9 p.m.
Romania's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE) has informed Romanian citizens in Greece or wanting to travel there that the General Secretariat of Civil Protection announced that there is a high risk of wildfires (grade 4 out of 5) on several islands on Monday due to high temperatures. According to a MAE statement the islands are: Samos, Kos, Rhodos, Saria, Karpathos, Crete (east).