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Picasso’s Blue and Rose Periods | Athens | To May 31

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in the southern Athens neighborhood of Kallithea presents a special exhibition dedicated to Pablo Picasso in the form of an audiovisual journey through the early years of the artist’s career, between 1900 and 1907, which marked the beginning of the cubist movement in painting.

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Animals | Athens | February 27

Exile Room in Monastiraki will present a screening of the film “Animals” (“Tiere,” 2019) by German director Jonas Spriestersbach on Thursday, February 27. The surrealist documentary focuses on the relationship between humans and their pets.

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Doreida Tzogou | Athens | To February 28

Cultural center and incubator Romantso in downtown Athens presents artist Doreida Tzogou’s first solo exhibition in the context of the Gerani – Creative Neighborhood 2020 festival organized by cultural organization BIOS with the aim of boosting creativity around the city along with its cultural life. 

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Climate Change | Athens | March 3

In collaboration with the BEYOND Center of Excellence and the Research Center for Atmospheric Physics and Climatology, the French Institute in Athens will host a conference at its Theo Angelopoulos Auditorium in Kolonaki titled “Climate Change Impacts: Space Innovation at the Service of the Citizen” on March 3.

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Carnival Mask Workshop | Athens | February 26

The Hellenic Children’s Museum will be hosting a workshop on carnival masks for youngsters aged 3-12 and their families on Wednesday, February 26, in the context of a series of events organized by the City of Athens dedicated to Greek Carnival celebrations.



Greece reports fourth coronavirus case


A worker wearing a protective suit sprays disinfectant at a high school in the northern city of Thessaloniki, on Thursday. A Greek 36-year-old woman who recently returned home from northern Italy became Greece’s fourth coronavirus case and is being closely monitored, health authorities said on Friday. [Giannis Papanikos/AP]