No contest: In corona era, Eurovision seeks to unite Europe

This was no contest. Shut down by the coronavirus crisis, Europe's annual musical spectacular that pits countries against one another instead sought to unite them on May 16.

The Eurovision Song Contest whose final was scheduled for May 16 night was canceled amid restrictions aimed at reining in the global pandemic.

Ankara Jazz Festival to be held online on 24th year

On its 24th year, the International Ankara Jazz Festival will take place as an online festival due to the global coronavirus pandemic. Works are almost completed for the festival to take place between April 30 and May 10.

Meeting with its audience with a different theme every year, the festival underlines important issues within jazz.

Moer + Natasa | Athens | March 10

Electronic music duo Yannis Alexandropoulos (Moer) and Natasa Roustani (Natasa) will appear on the stage of venue Kotes X Booze Cooperativa for a live concert on Tuesday, March 10. The duo first got together in June 2019 and has since been developing a project inspired by the sea, which includes upbeat and recitative pieces.

Athens State Orchestra | Athens | March 9

The Athens State Orchestra will perform at the Museum of Islamic Art in downtown Athens, presenting a selection of pieces from the classical and neo-classical periods: Joseph Haydn's "London Trio" No.1, Ludwig van Beethoven's "Trio for Piano, Flute and Bassoon, WoO 37" and Francis Poulenc's "Sonata for Flute and Piano" and "Trio for Oboe, Bassoon and Piano." The concert begins at 8.30 p.m and t