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Dance Day | Athens | April 21

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) and the Greek National Opera celebrate International Dance Day on April 29 early with an all-day program of events dedicated to this wonderful art form. Performances, parties and classes will cover the range of genres, from tap, tango and breakdance to Greek folk dances. The admission-free event starts at 10 a.m.

Prayer of the Heart | Athens | April 20 & 21

Originally written in 1999 for renowned Icelandic singer Bjork and the Brodsky Quartet, Sir John Tavener's "Prayer of the Heart" will be presented by pianist Nikos Laaris, singer Monika and soprano Maria Palaska at the Greek National Opera Alternative Stage on Saturday, April 20, along with other major works by the composer who was inspired by the Orthodox faith, in a tribute to sacred music at

No Finish Line | Athens | April 10-14

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) is hosting the third annual No Finish Line charity race, an international event aimed at raising funds for organizations dedicated to helping children. Participants can either walk or run as long as they want, in any way, at any time they wish, as many times as they want, during the 90 hours of the event.

Nicola Conte | Athens | February 25

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) presents Italian jazz pioneer Nicola Conte, who will perform selections from his latest album, "Let Your Light Shine On," as well as selected work dating back to his breakout days in the early 1990s with the Fez collective and his debut album in 2000, "Bossa Per Due." The genre-mixing artist's show on Monday, February 25, starts at 8.30 p.