Events

  • Greece: National Gallery to host temporary exhibition of portraits and sculptures from the Louvre

    The gradual opening of the renovated National Gallery-Alexandros Soutsos Museum is continuing with the addition of the temporary exhibitions gallery in the basement, covering 2000 square metres in total, which will host its first exhibition focusing on the portrait collection at the Louvre from November 30. Entitled “Seeking immortality: The Art of the Portrait in…

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  • Kallos – Athens – September 29 – January 16

    The Museum of Cycladic Art is gearing up to present a major exhibition dedicated to the evolution of the notions of beauty and beautification comprising 300 antiquities from museums, ephorates of antiquities and collections in Greece and abroad. Running from September 29 to January 16, “Kallos: The Ultimate Beauty” explores the ideal of a beautiful…

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  • Parallel space: Meet the Terracotta Warriors in Greece

    To commemorate the China-Greece Year of Culture and Tourism, the Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports and its Chinese counterpart, the National Cultural Heritage Administration, have launched an online exhibition presenting the famous Terracotta Army of Xi’an, central China. The initiative is part of a series of events over the coming months aimed at deepening…

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  • Athens Flying Week opens on September 4-5

    The 9th Athens Flying Week air show, the biggest in Greece, is scheduled on September 4-5 at the airforce base in Tanagra. According to a press release, visitors will have an opportunity to witness flying displays performed by the French Airforce’s Rafale Solo Display Team, the Hellenic Air Force’s historic ‘Warbird’ Spitfire, Patrouille de France…

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  • Seminar: Insight and Discussion on Domestic Violence

    The Greek Community of Melbourne in collaboration with White Ribbon Australia are proud and honoured to present a seminar on domestic violence awareness and prevention in Australia. The keynote speaker of this seminar is public figure and domestic violence victim/ survivor, Ms. Simone O’Brien. Simone’s journey started in 2012 when she suffered a horrific domestic…

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  • Rigos Choreographs Hadjidakis

    The Greek National Opera Ballet joins the Athens Festival with two shows of its successful 2019 dance adaptation of four songs by Manos Hadjidakis: “C.N.S Cycle,” “Captain Michalis,” “The Accursed Serpent” and “Gioconda’s Smile.” The four dances are choreographed by the critically acclaimed Konstantinos Rigos, who takes inspiration from their core themes. Shows take place…

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  • Greece: 1821 Before and After

    The Benaki Museum, in cooperation with the Bank of Greece, the National Bank of Greece and Alpha Bank, presents a major anniversary exhibition to celebrate the bicentenary of the pivotal year in modern Greek history, 1821, the year when the revolution which resulted in the country’s independence was declared. One thousand and two hundred objects…

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  • The Frogs by Aristophanes streaming live from the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus

    As the world is still reeling from the pandemic and exploring new ways to re-ignite theatre in the COVID-19 era, the Athens Epidaurus Festival invites international audiences to the most beautiful theatre of the ancient world for a live broadcast of Aristophanes’ comic masterpiece The Frogs, by acclaimed director Argyro Chioti in her Ancient Theatre…

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  • Adelaide: Van Gogh Alive

    The life and legacy of Vincent Van Gogh comes leaping off the canvas in this multi-sensory tribute to one of Western art’s greatest names. 131 years after his death, Van Gogh Alive turns the art world on its head, using the latest audio-visual technology to transport the viewers inside Van Gogh’s greatest masterpieces. From swirling…

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  • Archie 100 – A Century of the Archibald Prize

    Celebrate 100 years of Archibald with two exhibitions for one ticket price. This year marks 100 years of Australia’s oldest and most-loved portrait award. To celebrate, when you buy a ticket to Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2021, you’ll also receive entry to Archie 100, a landmark exhibition exploring the rich history of the Archibald…

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