Pirates’ show aboard corsair ship in Athens

It felt like a trip back in time or at least a tour on set of “the Pirates of the Caribbean” last Sunday at Flisvos Marina, Paleo Faliro, Athens. Passers-by were surprised by the presence of a corsair ship replica with pirates on board. That was the launching ceremony of the first Czech school ship, replica of the corsair ship La Grace…

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Athens welcomes first ever Tango Festival in Greece

In the first week of June, Athens will be welcoming the 1st Tango Acropolis Festival and Competition. The contest will take place at Zappeion Megaron, in the very heart of the greek capital, next to the House of Parliament, starting on the 1st to the 4th June and the final contest will be held at Badminton Theater on the 5th. Entry…

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Ivan Patúc and Karin Patúcová-Lunterová showing in Athens

Slovak artists Ivan Patúc and Karin Patúcová-Lunterová will be showing in Chili Art Gallery in Athens until this weekend. Karin creates through painting and sculpture through classic materials, like clay, which she chose as her main material for her series for Chili Art Gallery. Ivan Patúc investigates through his work the contradictions between past and present. He goes back to the roots…

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The Year of The Red Riding Hood

2010, it was Alice in the Wonderland. 2011, the Red Riding Hood is trending so much right now. Catherine Hardwicke shone a little Twilight on the classic children’s tale but that’s not over for Red Riding Hood. There’s a live bar in Athens where RR Hood (sounds more cool abbreviated, doesn’t it?) takes a quirky turn and proves to be a bad girl it’s been two seasons now. Not as dark…

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Mosaic lives on

Some of you may be familiar with the art of mosaic through visiting archaeological sites around the Mediterranean. What you might not know about it, is that this art of 4000 years still lives on in its modern forms and approaches, providing exquisite pieces of art you can actually take home with you. Ioulia Athanasaki is one of the few artists…

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