New technology, new media, new forms: for the fifth consecutive year, the Fast Forward Festival (FFF) presents us with the theatre of the future via polymorphic and hybrid performances by internationally celebrated artists. The Onassis Cultural Centr…

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Director Elina Psykou receiving her awards 

Elina Psykou’s “The Son of Sofia” was the big winner at the at the Iris Hellenic Film Academy Awards on April 23, having garnered five prizes (best Feature Fiction Film, Director, Sc…

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Geometries” is a project organised and produced by Onassis Cultural Centre with the collaboration of the Agricultural University of Athens, curated by the independent contemporary arts organisation Locus Athens. It features a rich progra…

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"Finally I had a plot. Now I had to find out what machinations I would use to raise the money for a studio. It was not vanity, but necessity. I felt the need to create large-scale works." -Y.Tarouchis

Internationally renowned as a stage and costume…

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Alexis Akrithakis (1939-1994) was a Greek painter known for his distinct artistic style and free spirit. His works have been a major influence for many contemporary Greek artists, and he is now considered one of the most prominent figures of Greek mo…

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On March 22, 2018, the French Institute in Athens and the Association of Greek Film Directors and Producers (ESPEK) organized two roundtables as part of the 19th French Film Festival taking place in Athens, 20 - 28 March 2018. The event called &ldqu…

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In Greece, and in the Greek Orthodox world in general, Easter holds great importance. Customs and practices are more closely linked with the religious aspect of the holiday, compared to Christmas, and are usually observed even by the less devout. For…

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The Open House Athens project gives you the opportunity to visit some of the city’s most interesting sites and buildings, through various programmes of guided tours and other activities, this weekend, March 31-April 1. This year, at the fourth…

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A temporary exhibition titled Eleusis, the great mysteries is hosted at the Acropolis Museum in Athens, showcasing archaeological findings of great importance from the site of Eleusis. It forms part of a series of temporary exhibitions, launched by t…

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