European Mobility Week will be marked in different parts of Greece with events aimed at encouraging citizens to embrace more sustainable and eco-friendly forms of transport.
In Athens, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center will be hosting a series of free events, including cycling classes for children.
Greek composer and musician May Roosevelt, an expert on the theremin, one of the earliest electronic instruments, joins forces with Mechanimal, a local industrial audiovisual creative group, at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center's (SNFCC) Labyrinth venue at 9 p.m. on Thursday, September 12.
"Sutra" is a collaborative performance by choreographer Sidi Labri Cherkaoui, artist Antony Gormley and 19 Buddhist monks, honoring an ancient kung fu tradition with a musical score by Polish composer Szymon Brzoska. The multinational production, which will go on stage at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC), was commissioned by the Sadler's Wells Theatre in London.
Renowned Cuban jazz musician Ramon Valle performs at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural (SNFCC) for one night only on Friday, August 30. Valle, a prodigy who began playing the piano at the age of 7, has been a member of several bands during his career, most recently working with Grammy Award-winning trumpeter Roy Hargove on the album, "The Time is Now," released in 2017.
Pontus Lidberg and the Danish Dance Theater will be staging the Greek debut of "Siren," a dance production based on Homer's "Odyssey," at the Greek National Opera's Stavros Niarchos Hall on Sunday, July 28. The production features innovative visual design, including film projections and animations by Jason Carpenter, and is set to Franz Schubert's Piano Sonata No.
Grandmaster Flash, a pioneer of what are now staple DJ techniques, is bringing his legendary backspins and record scratch sounds to Athens for a memorable concert at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center. Born Joseph Sadler, the artist burst onto the scene in the 70s, blazing a trail for all those who followed.
Take the whole family to enjoy an evening of acrobatics, live music, singing, dancing, acting and Chinese martial-art elements at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center's Labyrinth Dome, where Cirko Cachivache's skilled performers will be telling the story of a king and queen whose kingdom is threatened by the king's evil brother, with music by Michalis Stefanidis.
A musical ensemble will honor the late and incredibly popular Greek singer-songwriter Loukianos Kilaidonis, on the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center's (SNFCC) Great Lawn. Backed by an eight-member band, a group of singers and actors will recreate the crooner's most loved tunes, as well as lesser-known tracks. The folk musician passed away in 2017.