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Great Soloists | Syros | August 18

The curtain falls on the 14th International Classical Music Festival of the Cyclades at the Apollon Theater in Ermoupoli on Saturday, August 18. The annual festival hosts artists from all over the world in performances of classical works from chamber music to arias under the artistic direction of Greek National Opera violinist Giannou Margaziotis.

Greek town loves movie score maestro Morricone - and it shows

Once upon a time in central Greece, a small town fell in love with famed film composer Ennio Morricone and painted a huge mural in his honor.

The residents of Larissa have launched a fan club dedicated to the Italian maestro - known for his scores for classic movies "Once Upon a Time in America," "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" and "The Mission."

Richard Orlinski | Myconos | To August 19

The Kapopoulos Fine Arts Gallery on Myconos presents Richard Orlinski's first solo exhibition in Greece. Steeped in pop culture, the French artist creates a colorful world around the concept of "Born Wild" that shuns conventional notions and reaches out to viewers of all ages. Orlinski has ranked in the top 10 of the best-selling French artists in the world since 2011.

Classical Music Festival of the Cyclades | Syros | August 12-18

The 14th International Classical Music Festival of the Cyclades returns to the Apollon Theater in Ermoupoli from August 12 to 18. The annual festival features artists from all over the world in performances of classical works from chamber music to arias under the artistic direction of Greek National Opera violinist Giannou Margaziotis.

Young Artists Festival | Samos | August 7-14

Organized by the Schwarz Foundation, the 9th Samos Young Artists Festival takes place on the eastern Aegean island from August 7 to 14, with concerts ranging from 17th century Italian Baroque music to Classical, all the way up to contemporary sounds.

Supermodels and Celeb Couples Holiday in Montenegro and Croatia

Summer is, as usual, drawing a clutch of world-famous celebrities to Croatia's fashionable coast, including British catwalk legend Naomi Campbell, who has been enjoying cruising on the Adriatic.

Balkan Docs Feature in Kosovo Film Festival

Of the six competing categories in Kosovo's international documentary and short film festival, Dokufest, which opens on Friday in Prizren, the Balkan Dox category will feature 16 documentaries from the region.

Sarabande, a film by the Kosovo director Kaltrina Krasniqi, started as a personal documentary on the classical music virtuoso Petrit Ceku.

Free entry to museums, ancient sites on August 27

A total of 132 museums and archaeological sites across Greece will be open to the public with free admission for the full moon on the evening of Sunday, August 26, while 95 of the sites are to hold special events from August 24 through 27 including concerts, movie screenings, theatrical shows, poetry readings and guided cultural tours.

Cedric Bouteiller | Patmos | August 3-13

The Kapopoulos Fine Arts Gallery on Patmos will launch "Spirituel Inspiration," an exhibition of works by Cedric Bouteiller, on Friday, August 3, his first in Greece. Inspired by contemporary urban spaces, the French multidisciplinary artist creates complex mixed-media pieces which incorporate painting, digital printing and layering.

Orestes | Epidaurus | August 3 & 4

First presented in 408 BC, Euripides' "Orestes," which follows the events after Orestes has killed his mother, Clytemnestra, to avenge the death of his father Agamemnon at her hands, will be staged at the Ancient Theater of Epidaurus on August 3 and 4, starting at 9 p.m.

No Romanians reported among victims of wildfires in Greece

Romania's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE) says that the Embassy of Romania continues to carefully monitor the developments in the aftermath of the wildfires in Greece, and according to data from the local authorities, no Romanian citizens have been reported among the wildfire victims injured or going missing.

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