The Stavros Niarchos Foundation is organizing an online dialogue titled "The Economy Challenged," with the participation of University of Edinburgh Professor Emilios Avgouleas and Yale University Professor Costas Meghir.
The discussion, which will be in Greek, will be aired on Wednesday on dialogues.SNF.org, starting at 6.30 p.m.
As part of its 80th anniversary celebrations, the Greek National Opera has commissioned composer Yiorgos Vassilandonakis to write a new opera based on Emmanouel Rhoides' controversial 1866 novel "The Papess Joanne." Regarded as heretical at the time of its publication, the novel explores the fascinating legend of Papess Joan and argues that the Catholic Church covered up her existence.
The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in the southern Athens neighborhood of Kallithea presents a special exhibition dedicated to Pablo Picasso in the form of an audiovisual journey through the early years of the artist's career, between 1900 and 1907, which marked the beginning of the cubist movement in painting.
Italian Mezzo-soprano Romina Basso, a leading performer of Vivaldi's work, will be joined by the Camerata Friends of Music Orchestra under award-winning maestro Markellos Chryssicos on the main stage of the Greek National Opera at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in southern Athens on Monday, February 10.