Culture & Sports Minister Lina Mendoni met on Friday with Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to Greece Xiao Junzheng.
With 2023 being the Greece-China Culture and Tourism Year, the Greek minister and the Chinese ambassador discussed the upcoming exhibition of Chinese art that will be held at Zappeion Hall in the autumn, under the auspices of the culture ministry.
People who often walk in the garden of the Zappeion Mansion in downtown Athens know that they are always in good company, with the statues of great Greek benefactors, poets and philosophers, but also more tender figures such as Dimitrios Filippotis' "Young Fisherman" and Georgios Vroutos' "Eros." These and more make up a family of sculptures by well-known artists that were placed at iconic spot
The City of Athens Philharmonic Orchestra performs outside the Zappeion Megaron building in the National Gardens on Saturday as the capital kicks into Carnival gear. As of last week, Athens is hosting more 60 festive open-air events for everyone, young and old, around the city until March 2 when the Carnival season peaks on Clean Monday.
Kids aged 3 to 12 are invited to put on their Carnival costumes and join the games, creative activities and educational events that are being organized by the City of Athens at Zappeion. Highlights will include acrobats, jugglers, stilt walkers, musicians, magicians, face painting and more. Starts at 11 a.m. and admission is free.
Innovative Greek trip-hop, downtempo and freestyle DJ and composer Giorgos Bratanis, aka Cayetano, returns to the St Paul's Sessions roster of pioneering musicians with a new project that will be presented to the public for the first time, hot on the heels of his last studio release, "Melanie." Cayetano and a group of talented associates will perform at Zappeion Hall on Friday, January 31.