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A walk through ancient Olympia

A walk through ancient Olympia

Digital Projection

This programme provides a complete tour to the sacred site of ancient Olympia in the 2nd century BC. Monuments and sacred buildings come to life, enabling visitors to participate in the events and the rituals of the Olympic Games and to learn about the history of the city: the temple of Zeus, a model of Doric peripteral temple with magnificent sculpted decoration, the Heraion, the oldest monumental building of the sanctuary, dedicated to the goddess Hera, the Gymnasium, which was used for the training of javelin throwers, discus throwers and runners, the Palaestra, where the wrestlers, jumpers and boxers trained, the Leonidaion, which was where the official guests stayed, the Bouleuterion, where athletes, relatives and judges took a vow that they would upheld the rules of the Games, the Stadium, where most of the events took place, the Treasuries of various cities, where valuable offerings were kept, the Philippeion, which was dedicated by Philip II, king of Macedonia, after his victory in the battle of Chaeronea in 338 BC.

1 March, 2017 to 31 December, 2022
Info: 

A complete digital tour in English to the sacred site of Ancient Olympia in the 2nd century BC.

Venue: 
Tholos
Language: 
Greek, English
Duration: 
1 h
Hours: 
13:00
Tickets: 
7€-12€
Special remarks: 
Parking
Reservations are accepted
Credit cards are accepted
Wheelchair accessible
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01/03/2017 to 31/12/2022
 
A Walk Through Ancient Miletus

A Walk Through Ancient Miletus

Virtual Reality

The city of Miletus on the western coast of Asia Minor, one of the most important cities in Ionia, comes to life again in the Virtual Reality production
“A Walk Through Ancient Miletus”. This production, in the special environment of immersion of “Tholos”, uses some new technical characteristics, which allow the development of multiple directions of digital life in the virtual space and not a predetermined course.

4 September, 2017 to 31 December, 2022
Info: 

Starting again in September, guided tours are offered in Greek & English for groups.
At the Virtual Reality programme there is a tour at the meninsula and the city of Miletus, as it was 2,000 years ago. Visitors can explore the virtual city and learn about the most important public buildings. Starting from the gate at the Port of the Lions, they enter the sanctuary of Apollo Delphinios. Then, they visit the Ionian Stoa, which housed the stores of the city, the Hellenistic Gymnasium, the North Agora and the Bouleuterion, being able to see even the details of the buildings' architecture. They can “fly” over the city for one last panoramic view of the perfect city planning design, or even “dive” into its port.

Organization / Production: 
FOUNDATION OF THE HELLENIC WORLD
Venue: 
Tholos, Virtual Reality Theatre
Language: 
Greek
Duration: 
30-50 min
Hours: 
Projections offered only by appointment for groups
Tickets: 
5-12 euro
Special remarks: 
Parking
Reservations are accepted
Credit cards are accepted
Wheelchair accessible
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04/09/2017 to 31/12/2022
 
EUREKA: Science, Art & Technology of the Ancient Greeks

EUREKA: Science, Art & Technology of the Ancient Greeks

Exhibition

Τhe building located at 16 Herakleidon street hosts the unit “Automata” and a large, at a scale of 3:1, model of the Antikythera Mechanism.
In the building located at 37 Apostolou Pavlou street, the unit “Technology of War in Ancient Greece” presents aspects of the military technology of the Ancient Greeks.

1 August, 2019 to 31 July, 2020
Info: 

The collaboration between ΕΔΑΒυΤ and Museum Herakleidon has resulted in the present exhibition units dedicated to the Technology of War in Ancient Greece, Automata and the Antikythera Mechanism. This exhibition is under the aegis of the Hellenic Ministries of Culture and Sports, and of Education, Research and Religion.

Organization / Production: 
Museum Herakleidon & ΕΔΑΒυΤ
Hours: 
Monday & Tuesday, 10:00 - 14:00 / Wednesday to Sunday, 10:00 - 18:00
Tickets: 
7 € normal ticket (for both buildings), 5 € reduced ticket
Special remarks: 
Credit cards are accepted
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01/08/2018 to 31/07/2020
 
Dinosaurs at Dusk

Dinosaurs at Dusk

Digital Projection

Dinosaurs at Dusk is a 44-min show produced by Mirage3D for digital dome theatres. It is presented at "THOLOS", the Virtual Reality Theater of Hellenic Cosmos.
A learning adventure of a father and his teenage daughter Lucy, who share a fascination for all things that fly.
You’ll travel back in time to meet the pterosaurs and the ancestors of modern-day birds: the feathered dinosaurs. Lucy and her father navigate from continent to continent, looking for clues about the origins of flight.
When time runs out they experience first-hand the cataclysmic “last day” of the dinosaurs.
Science content includes topics such as continental drift, proper motion of stars, asteroids and impacts, extinctions and the convergent development of flight among species.

2 March, 2019 to 31 December, 2022
Organization / Production: 
HELLENIC COSMOS
Venue: 
Hellenic Cosmos Cultural Centre
Language: 
Greek
Duration: 
45"
Hours: 
-
Special remarks: 
Parking
Reservations are accepted
Credit cards are accepted
Wheelchair accessible
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02/03/2019 to 31/12/2022
 
Nicola Tesla - The Man Ahead of his Time

Nicola Tesla - The Man Ahead of his Time

Exhibition

Nikola Tesla - The Man ahead of his time
Get to know the man and the scientist through his most significant inventions.

1 October, 2019 to 18 March, 2020
Info: 

Exhibits relating to the life and work of "the inventor of the 20th century" Nikola Tesla will be on show at the Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology in downtown Athens (Pindarou 6 & Akadimias, Kolonaki), in an exhibition entitled "Nikola Tesla: the man from the future."
The exhibition, based on items from the permanent collection of the Nikola Tesla Museum in Belgrade, explores the life of the eccentric Serb-American genius who was responsible for inventions as fundamental to our lives as alternating current, the Tesla coil, the induction motor, radio waves and three-phase electric current.
The main part of the exhibit consists of interactive models of Tesla's inventions - including a Tesla coil - and reconstructions of his laboratories, while also focusing on his unique personality and his dedication to science and progress for its own sake, rather than for personal gain.

Hours: 
Monday - Sunday 09:00 - 17:00
Tickets: 
General Admission 5€
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01/10/2019 to 18/03/2020
 
OLIVER TWIST

OLIVER TWIST

Theatre

The Foundation of the Hellenic World presents

Charles Dickens
OLIVER TWIST
Translation: Fotini Megaloudi
Performance – Adaptation: Konstantina Nikolaidi
From October at "THEATRON"
Hellenic World
Cultural Centre & Museum

Foundation of Hellenic World presents a magnificent theatrical play at “THEATRON” Hall at the Hellenic Cosmos Venue. OLIVER TWIST adapted from Charles Dickens’ novel by Konstantina Nikolaidi with an amazing cast, as the timeless characters are brought to life on stage by talented greek actors and actresses.
Oliver Twist is a hero who manages to preserve his kindness and his morality in a cruel and unfair world. The insignificance of human life, poverty and social inequality of Dickens’s England, reminds us of our world today. But, there is hope. Dickens believes that truth, purity and childhood, can triumph in a world of poverty and misery.

The play:
‘’What did you say!’’
‘’Please sir’’ Oliver said, ‘’I need more food. I’m starving!’’
Oliver Twist is an orphan boy, who lives in England of 19th century. When he makes the ‘’mistake’’ of asking for more food, the principal of the orphanage kicks him out. A gang of pickpockets will become his new family. Yet hope is not lost for little Oliver. When he meets two wonderful and honest people, Oliver will try to balance between two worlds and eventually he will have to choose which path to take. The fight between good and evil begins.

Starring:
Renos Charalampidis, Tasos Kostis, Konstantinos Kapas, Maria Antoulinaki, Dionisis Pifeas as Oliver Twist, Tatiana Melidou, Konstantinos Moutaftsis, Rinos Tzanis

19 October, 2019 to 12 April, 2020
Info: 

‘’What did you say!’’
‘’Please sir’’ Oliver said, ‘’I need more food. I’m starving!’’
Oliver Twist is an orphan boy, who lives in England of 19th century. When he makes the ‘’mistake’’ of asking for more food, the principal of the orphanage kicks him out. A gang of pickpockets will become his new family. Yet hope is not lost for little Oliver. When he meets two wonderful and honest people, Oliver will try to balance between two worlds and eventually he will have to choose which path to take. The fight between good and evil begins.

Starring:
Renos Charalampidis, Tasos Kostis, Konstantinos Kapas, Maria Antoulinaki, Dionisis Pifeas as Oliver Twist, Tatiana Melidou, Konstantinos Moutaftsis, Rinos Tzanis

Organization / Production: 
FOUNDATION OF THE HELLENIC WORLD
Venue: 
Hellenic Cosmos Cultural Centre
Language: 
Greek, English
Duration: 
90'
Hours: 
Saturday at 14:30 and Sunday at 11:30
Tickets: 
Regular tickets: €15, €13, €11 (gallery) Special prices for peoples with special needs, students, young people and unemployed Special prices for groups (20 people and more) and family tickets (4 people)
Special remarks: 
Parking
Reservations are accepted
Credit cards are accepted
Wheelchair accessible
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19/10/2019 to 12/04/2020
 
Lynda Benglis: In the Realm of the Senses

Lynda Benglis: In the Realm of the Senses

Exhibition

LYNDA BENGLIS | IN THE REALM OF THE SENSES
22/11/2019 - 15/03/2020
Museum of Cycladic Art | Stathatos Mansion
Curated by Dr. David Anfam
OPENING
21 November 2019, 19.00
NEON is pleased to present Lynda Benglis: In the Realm of the Senses at the Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens. The guest curator is the distinguished writer, critic and art historian, Dr. David Anfam.

21 November, 2019 to 15 March, 2020
Info: 

Devoted to Lynda Benglis’s highly original and prolific output in diverse media, this is the artist’s first solo museum exhibition in a country that has played a major role in her life and vision: Greece. Spanning half a century from 1969 onwards, the select survey of thirty-six sculptures – amounting to a concise retrospective – will occupy the intimate spaces of the Stathatos Mansion, displaying a wide spectrum of Benglis’s materials, imagery and ideas. The show also presents three key ancient artefacts generously lent by the Museum of Cycladic Art itself.

In the Realm of the Senses celebrates a maverick artist who began as a female pioneer of Post-Minimalism in the late 1960s and still creates with exuberance in the twenty-first century. Describing Benglis’s first wax reliefs as early as 1968, the New York gallerist and critic Klaus Kertess noted that “skin, pull, sensuousness” ranked among her primary concerns. Such intense corporeal sensations extend to the present – as Benglis’s sculpture constantly shifts between fixity and movement, nature and flesh, with both grace and provocative boldness.

Venue: 
Museum of Cycladic Art | Stathatos Mansion
Hours: 
Monday-Wednesday-Friday-Saturday: 10:00 – 17:00 Thursday: 10:00 – 20:00 Sunday: 11:00 – 17:00 Tuesday: closed
Tickets: 
FREE GUIDED TOURS Wednesday : 12:00 – 13:00 Thursday: 18:30 – 19:30 (registration required)
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21/11/2019 to 15/03/2020
 
Salty fields

Salty fields

Exhibition

An exhibition of the artists Aggeliki Loi and Dimitra Skandali.

10 December, 2019 to 29 March, 2020
Info: 

The "Salty fields" exhibition of the artists Aggeliki Loi and Dimitra Skandali develops a distinct issue about the world of the Sea, presenting works of contemporary art (installations, constructions, painting and mixed-technique works) inspired by the Seaweeds.
On the opening day, Tuesday 10 December, at 20.30, Dimitra Skandali will present an interactive performance.

Venue: 
16 Herakleidon Str.
Hours: 
Wednesday to Sunday, 10:00 - 18:00
Tickets: 
Just with the permanent exhibition ticket
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10/12/2019 to 29/03/2020
 
THESEUS AND MINOTAUR

THESEUS AND MINOTAUR

Theatre

After “the Expedition of the Argonauts”, Karmen Rouggeri and Christina Kouloumpi direct the myth of Theseus and Minotaur at the Michael Cacoyannis Foundation for the 2019-2020 season. Children and adults will follow the route of the well-loved hero of our mythology, in a subtle and detailed performance.

About the play:

The crown Prince of Athens, Theseus, after finding out that he is the son of Aegeus, the king of Athens, takes the sandals and the sword that his father had left for him under a big rock and starts his journey from Troizina to Athens in order to meet him. Despite the advice of his mother to travel by boat, he opted to go on land.

He wanted to follow a more difficult and arduous path, in order to get rid of the criminals and the muggers that overran the area, having as a role model Hercules and his labours.

Our play is divided into two parts.

In the first part, which includes the route of Theseus from Troizina to Athens, it was decided to have an Aristophanic approach on the direction and the stage design, in order to avoid the difficult scenes for the young audience.

The second part comprises of:

1. The journey of Theseus to Crete that will be presented with an impressive scenic design, by creating a sea world on stage.

2. The palace of Minos and the prominent labyrinth, where Theseus will take the clew from Princess Ariadne in order to reach Minotaur and succeed in his greatest labour.

The play will be accompanied by Cretan lyra, mantinades(Cretan lyrical poems), dance and traditional Cretan songs.

11 December, 2019 to 5 April, 2020
Info: 

Michael Cacoyannis Foundation : 206, Piraeus Str. (near Chamosternas Str.) Tavros, Athens 177 78 Tel.: +30 210 341 8550

The play will be presented with English surtitles

Day and time:

Every Sunday at 11:00 & 14:00 and weekdays for school visits

Duration: 2 hours(with an interval)

Starting date: Sunday 10 November 2019

End Date: Sunday 5 April 2019

Ticket Prices:
General admission: 12€ (children and adults)
Reduced admission: 10€

Presale Ticket Points:

At the MCF Ticket Offices: 206, Piraeus Str. (near Chamosternas Str.) Tavros, Athens 177 78

From Monday to Friday 11:00-14:00 and 1 hour before the beginning of each performance

At the ticket office of Ticket services: 39, Panepistimiou Str. Athens,

(Monday & Friday 09:00 – 20:00, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 09:00 – 21:00, Saturday 09:00 – 15:00).

At PUBLIC stores: (opening hours).

By phone: Ticket services Call Center-0030 210 7234567

(Monday & Friday 09:00 – 20:00, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 09:00 – 21:00, Saturday 09:00 – 15:00)

Online booking:

· www.ticketservices.gr

· tickets.public.gr

Organization / Production: 
Michael Cacoyannis Foundation
Venue: 
THEATRE
Language: 
greek
Duration: 
100 minutes
Hours: 
-
Special remarks: 
Credit cards are accepted
Wheelchair accessible
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11/12/2019 to 05/04/2020
 
The kettle with gold

The kettle with gold

Musical Theatre

"The orchestra that tells fairytales" of the famous greek actor Thomas Kindinis invites everyone to a magically musical and fantastically theatrical journey to Ireland.
Meet a cunning leprechaun that holds great riches abd the "unfortunate"... Niall O' Leary, that will do every thing possible to capture the leprechaun and take his fortune!
Directed by Anna-Sevasti Tzima.
For children from 3 to 103 years old.
Every Sunday at 15.00.

5 January, 2020 to 3 May, 2020
Info: 

A performance full of music that travells us to an Irish village, where a leprechaun is found and captured by a young farmer boy named Niall O'Leary, so he can take his riches. But remeber... Leprechauns are cunning and mischevious creatures...
Music is original, composed by the "The orchestra that tells fairytales" (except of the song Marie's wedding which is an Irish folk song).
Directed by Anna-Sevasti Tzima

Venue: 
Μορφές Έκφρασης / Morfes Ekfrasis
Language: 
Ελληνικά / Greek
Duration: 
60'
Hours: 
15.00
Tickets: 
12€. 10€, 8€
Special remarks: 
Reservations are accepted
Credit cards are accepted
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05/01/2020 to 03/05/2020
 
Turn off the light!

Turn off the light!

Theater for kids

Turn off the light!
for children 4-10 years old 4-10 ετών

Every Sunday at 15:30

5 January, 2020 to 31 May, 2020
Info: 

The latest, subversive work of the well-known KOPERNIKOS theater group, which impressed the public last year, will take over the Children's Library of the Music Library this year.
"Turn off the light!" promises us a unique adventure with atmosphere, humor and suspense!

Organization / Production: 
Megaron the Athens Concert Hall
Venue: 
Lecture Hall of the Society’s Music Library
Language: 
greek
Hours: 
15:30
Tickets: 
€ 10,00, € 8,00 (for groups of 15 people), € 6,00 (for reservation for schools, info: 210 86 65 144 & 210 86 74 657)
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05/01/2020 to 31/05/2020
 
Avgw

Avgw

Theater for kids

Baby theater for children
from 10 months to 3 years
From January 5 and every Sunday at 10:30

5 January, 2020 to 31 May, 2020
Info: 

Infants from the age of 10 months (!) Up to 3 years old, will experience an unforgettable sensual experience, in a spectacle where talking seems unnecessary, every Sunday morning at 10:30!

Organization / Production: 
Megaron the Athens Concert Hall
Venue: 
Multipurpose Room is located at the premises of The Friends of Music Society inside the Athens Concert Hall
Duration: 
40'
Hours: 
Sunday, 10:30
Tickets: 
€ 8,00 (infants, kids, for groups of 15) € 10,00 (adults)
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05/01/2020 to 31/05/2020
 
An elephant in the room

An elephant in the room

Theater for kids

Where do the memories go when we forget them? And how do you get around a world that insists on forgetting? What do elderly people look like? But what does a child care about all this! Unless someone forgets his birthday ...

A chamber theater with surreal shades and live music. A tender, contemporary work that touches on the subject of memory loss with humor and empathy and, presenting the relationships of three generations within the family, shows how creative thinking and play can - in a very fun way - bridge the gap between us!

5 January, 2020 to 31 May, 2020
Info: 

for kids 3 - 9 years old
Every Sunday at 11:30

Organization / Production: 
Megaron the Athens Concert Hall
Venue: 
Lecture Hall of the Society’s Music Library
Language: 
greek
Hours: 
11:30
Tickets: 
€ 10,00, € 8,00 (for groups of 15 people), € 6,00 (for reservation for schools, info: 210 86 65 144 & 210 86 74 657)
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05/01/2020 to 31/05/2020
 
Coo- coo! A walk in the woods

Coo- coo! A walk in the woods

Musical Theatre

A tender story about friendship, forest and the elements of nature.
For children from 18 months up to 5 years old.
Based on a method of theatrical plays for very young ages.

5 January, 2020 to 3 May, 2020
Info: 

An experiental narration for little chirldren.
A combination of theatre, music and game, that enhances imagination and creativity.

Directed by Anna- Sevasti Tzima.
Original music by Anna Sevasti Tzima and Dimitris SKourtis

Venue: 
Μορφές Έκφρασης / Morfes Ekfrasis
Language: 
Ελληνικά / Greek
Duration: 
50'
Hours: 
Every Sunday at 11.00 a.m.
Tickets: 
8€. 7€, 6€
Special remarks: 
Reservations are accepted
Credit cards are accepted
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05/01/2020 to 03/05/2020
 
Timing

Timing

Stand Up Comedy

From Saturday 25 January until Sunday 16 February

Every Saturday and Sunday at 21.30

At the Theater of MCF

90 hilarious minutes of humor, in a fast pace, full of introspective view, observational comedy and concrete messages. What we love in Giorgos Chatzipavlou performances is coming back! *****ATHINORAMA

The 4th solo stand-up comedy of Giorgos Chatzipavlou is coming back.

Giorgos Chatzipavlou returns on 25 January 2020 at the Theater of Michael Cacoyannis Foundation for only 8 performances of his new successful stand-up comedy show entitled “Timing”.

The leading Greek stand-up comedian presents his 4th solo performance in which he explores and humorously presents all the funny and strange details of the great and also the not-so-great moments of day-to-day life. Chatzipavlou satirizes our day-to-day experiences, the things we see and we think, reasonable or absurd, significant or trivial, in a fast-paced, hilarious performance which aims at discovering how each and every one of us can pinpoint the best day of our lives and more importantly, how we can make sure we are present in the moment to enjoy it!

25 January, 2020 to 16 February, 2020
Info: 

Timing

Giorgos Chatzipavlou

At the Theater of MCF

From Saturday 25 January until Sunday 16 February

Every Saturday and Sunday at 21.30

Ticket prices: General Admission -12€ / Presale -10€/ Reduced Admission-10€

Presale Ticket Points:

At the MCF Ticket Offices: 206, Piraeus Str. (near Chamosternas Str.) Tavros, Athens 177 78

From Monday to Friday 11:00-14:00 and 1 hour before the beginning of each performance

At the ticket office of Ticket services: 39, Panepistimiou Str. Athens,

(Monday & Friday 09:00 – 20:00, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 09:00 – 21:00, Saturday 09:00 – 15:00).

At PUBLIC stores: (opening hours).

By phone: Ticket services Call Center-0030 210 7234567

(Monday & Friday 09:00 – 20:00, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 09:00 – 21:00, Saturday 09:00 – 15:00)

Online booking:

www.ticketservices.gr

tickets.public.gr

Organization / Production: 
Michael Cacoyannis Foundation
Venue: 
THEATRE
Language: 
Greek
Duration: 
90 MINUTES
Hours: 
-
Special remarks: 
Credit cards are accepted
Wheelchair accessible
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25/01/2020 to 16/02/2020
 
Lessons of War ΙΙΙ - Athenian Dramas Xenophon’s Hellenica

Lessons of War ΙΙΙ - Athenian Dramas Xenophon’s Hellenica

Theatre

Lessons of War ΙΙΙ - Athenian Dramas Xenophon’s Hellenica
in a co-production with the Megaron Athens Concert Hall and the theatre education organisation Dramaticus
REX THEATRE - STAGE "ELENI PAPADAKI"

Following the great success of Lessons of War I and II among audiences of all ages, but especially teenagers, Lessons of War III comes to the National Theatre of Greece. This third part of the Lessons of War trilogy is again based on ancient Greek history, but while the first two parts dramatised episodes from Thucydides’ History of the Peloponnesian War, Lessons of War III takes Xenophon’s Hellenica as its source. This time, the focus is on the main events at the end of the Peloponnesian War, which mark the end of Athenian hegemony and Athenian democracy. Our aim is to make experiential teaching, which is in any case an important aspect of NTG productions, not only entertaining, but also a tool so that audiences can become familiar with texts.

The play includes the most dramatic events of the last years of the 5th century: the defeat of the Athenians at Aegospotami and the impact on their city, the demolition of the walls of Athens, the suspension of democracy and the imposition of a harsh oligarchy, the brutalities of the regime of the Thirty Tyrants, and the political coups and civil strife until democracy was finally restored.

As the title suggests, the aim of the production is above all educational, but the power of the theatre is harnessed so that the teaching takes place in an active and entertaining way.

31 January, 2020 to 31 March, 2020
Info: 

Creation team
Translation, Adaptation
Giannis Lignadis
Direction
Giorgis Tsouris
Music
Stavros Lantsias
Lighting
Semina Papalexandropoulou
Costumes
Vassiliki Syrma
Music coach
Melina Peonidou
Video
Michalis Kloukinas
Historical adviser
Niki Makri
Directing assistant
Kleitos Komodikis

Cast
Vasilis Athanasopoulos
Aliki Alexandraki
Paris Alexandropoulos
Manos Vavadakis
Antonis Giannakos
Nadia Katsoura
Stathis Koikas
Nefeli Maistrali
Vasilis Papadimitriou
Katerina Patsiani

On-stage Musicians
Stavros Lantsias
Orestis Petrakis

Organization / Production: 
co-production with the Megaron Athens Concert Hall and the theatre education organisation Dramaticus
Venue: 
REX THEATRE - STAGE "ELENI PAPADAKI"
Language: 
greek
Hours: 
Friday, Saturday 21:00, Sunday 19:30
Tickets: 
General Admission 10€
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31/01/2020 to 31/03/2020
 
Picasso: Blue and Rose Period

Picasso: Blue and Rose Period

Installation

An audiovisual journey to Pablo Picasso’s early career (1900–1907) through a multimedia installation that lets visitors experience the great artist’s oeuvre and provides a colorful historical panorama of the period.

 

3 February, 2020 to 31 May, 2020
Info: 

Two interactive books combine the tactile experience of printed illustrations and the infinite possibilities of digital media. Their content focuses on Picasso’s stylistic evolution during a seven-year period (1900–1907) that paved the way for the emergence of cubism.

Printed words are fused with moving images activated by touching specific spots in the books. Visitors can activate images of galleries, studios, restaurants by tapping on areas on a map of Paris, touch the screen to change color palettes in paintings, or display Picasso’s preliminary studies. Brief audio clips complement the moving images in a rich multisensory experience.

Moreover, a film traces in ten different sections the historical context in which Picasso lived and worked. The film traces historical events between 1900 and 1907 and their impact on the artist’s life. Period footage shot in Paris, Barcelona and Gosol immerses viewers into the atmosphere of the times; close-ups of masterpieces trace Picasso’s creative evolution; bilingual captions in English and Greek draw parallels between his life and his art.

This production follows the exhibition The Young Picasso, held at the Fondation Beyeler in Switzerland with the support of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF).

Concept & realization of the books and film: iart in collaboration with Fondation Beyeler
 

Opening hours:

03/02 – 12/04
Monday – Friday 13.00 – 22.00
Saturday – Sunday 9.00 – 22.00

13/04 – 26/04
Monday – Sunday 9.00 – 22.00

27/04 – 31/05
Monday – Friday 13.00 – 22.00
Saturday – Sunday 9.00 – 22.00

Up to 10 participants per 30 minutes

Free admission by online pre-registration

Pre-registration for 06/02-13/02 will be available from Tuesday 04/02 
Pre-registration for 14/02-21/02 will be available from Tuesday 11/02 at 12.00
Pre-registration for 22/02-29/02 will be available from Tuesday 18/02 at 12.00

 

Photo Credits: © Succession Picasso 2020
- Autoportrait, 1901
- Famille de saltimbanques avec un singe, 1905

Hours: 
13.00-22.00
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03/02/2020 to 31/05/2020
 
Macbeth, William Shakespeare

Macbeth, William Shakespeare

Theatre

Macbeth, William Shakespeare
A co-production with the Municipal Theatre of Piraeus
ZILLER BUILDING - MAIN STAGE

Shakespeare’s famously cursed play, a tale of violence, power, madness and the womb from which they spring forth, comes to the NTG in a stunning co-production with the Municipal Theatre of Piraeus. Written at a time of political and moral crisis, it captures the enormous tragedy of a man struggling to distinguish good from evil, desire from fear, and light from darkness. The quest for power and then the insecurity and dread that it will be lost lead him to a succession of murders.

Macbeth, a military commander in the army of the Scottish king, Duncan, returns from battle victorious and hungry for power. He is encouraged in his aspirations both by his wife and apparently by destiny, since according to the three witches who have told him his fate, he will become king. His vaulting ambition leads him to commit the most heinous of crimes, but one murder leads to another and the higher he climbs, the greater will be his fall.

7 February, 2020 to 8 March, 2020
Info: 

Creation Team:

Translation: Nikos Hatzopoulos
Direction: Dimitris Lignadis
Sets, Costumes: Eva Nathena
Music: Minos Matsas
Lighting: Christina Thanasoula
Movement: Thanassis Akokkalidis
Associate director: Anastasia Diamantopoulou
Directing assistant: Stella Psaroudaki

Cast:
Vasilis Karaboulas, Maria Kitsou, Elisavet Konstantinidou, Anastasis-Simeon Laoulakos, Dimitris Lignadis, Alexandros Mavropoulos, Giorgos Benos, Giorgos Biniaris, Rania Ekonomidou, Jeo Pakitsas, Orestis Tziovas, Giannis Hartodiplomenos

Organization / Production: 
National Theatre of Greece, Municipal Theatre of Piraeus
Venue: 
ZILLER BUILDING - MAIN STAGE
Language: 
Greek, English surtitles: Every Wednesday, Friday & Sunday
Hours: 
Wednesday, Sunday 19:00, Thursday, Friday 20:30, Saturday 17:30 & 20:30
Tickets: 
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07/02/2020 to 08/03/2020
 
Cosmos: Camerata – The Friends of Music Orchestra | The Magic of Antonio Vivaldi

Cosmos: Camerata – The Friends of Music Orchestra | The Magic of Antonio Vivaldi

Music

The leading performer of Antonio Vivaldi, Romina Basso, is coming to the SNFCC for a concert dedicated to the Italian Baroque, consisting of arias and concerti by the Venetian composer. She will be accompanied by the musicians of Camerata - The Friends of Music Orchestra, conducted by Markellos Chryssicos

10 February, 2020
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The composer of The Four Seasons, Antonio Vivaldi was the leading representative of the Italian Baroque. In recent decades, there has been renewed interest in his vocal works. No singer is more closely associated to a composer than Romina Basso to Vivaldi. Her unique vocal texture, combination of virtuosity and expressiveness, and dramatic power have all established Romina Basso as the most renowned performer of Vivaldi’s music.

The concert’s program at the SNFCC features excerpts of operas and concerti, many of which were sung by Romina Basso for the first time in contemporary times.

The Italian mezzo-soprano Romina Basso studied at the Conservatorio Benedetto Marcello in Venice. She is regarded as a leading performer of Vivaldi both in live performances and recordings. She has performed at Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Lincoln Center and Theater an der Wien, in leading roles, and has also worked with acclaimed conductors all over the world.

Markellos Chryssicos studied the harpsichord before going on to study at the Mozarteum Salzburg and the Geneva Conservatory of Music. He has conducted the Venice Baroque Orchestra, Camerata – The Friends of Music Orchestra, the Athens State Orchestra, the Irish Baroque Orchestra and the Βach Consort Wien. He has performed at the Bayreuth Festival and regularly works with the Wiener Kammeroper. He has earned a Choc du Monde de la Musique as conductor of the Venice Baroque Orchestra for a recording of L'Olimpiade. He is also credited as assistant conductor in many award-winning recordings for MDG, Sony and Decca music labels.

For ages 6+

Admission: €15, €10 & €5 (reduced-rate ticket)

Reduced-rate tickets (€5) are available for students, seniors 65+, children and young people aged 6–18, unemployed, large families and Kallithea municipality residents.

*Pre-sale starts on Monday 20/01 for the SNFCC Members (Up to 300 seats for Members and Guest).
 
*Pre-sale starts on Tuesday 21/01 for the public.

Pre-sale points:

online
- Ticket services website: www.ticketservices.gr
- Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (GNO ticket office)
- box office: Ticket Services, 39 Panepistimiou Street (Pesmazoglou Arcade)
- telephone: +30 210 7234567 (Ticket Services)

For more information, please contact SNFCC call center at +30 216 8091000.

 

This is an event funded by the grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF). Alongside the core program of free-admission events, provided free of charge thanks to SNF grants, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center organizes a series of events for which a low admission fee applies, helping SNFCC to diversify its income sources while ensuring its long-term financial robustness. 

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10/02/2020