Hailed as one of the finest cellists alive today, Spain's Pablo Ferrandez – named Young Artist of the Year at the 2016 International Classical Music Awards – will perform on the picturesque island of Hydra on Saturday, August 18.
The Sani Festival, featuring exclusive appearances by artists from the international music scene as well as exceptional Greek musicians, draws to a close at Sani Hill in Halkidiki on Saturday, August 18, with a musical tribute to cinema soundtracks which have left a lasting mark.
The nomadic K-Gold Temporary Gallery will be hosting the works of Greek and international artists in a group exhibition titled “How to Fall with Grace” at the Arisvi Club in Kalloni on the island of Lesvos from August 10 to September 2.
First presented in 405 BC, Aristophanes’ comedy “The Frogs,” which tells the story of the god Dionysus, who, despairing of the state of Athens’s tragedians, travels to the underworld to bring the playwright Euripides back from the dead, will be staged at the Ancient Theater of Epidaurus on August 10 and 11, starting at 9 p.m.
More than two dozen lighthouses around Greece will be open to the public this Sunday to mark International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend (ILLW). The 27 lighthouses that will be open include several on the mainland, including those of Koprena (photo) and Thessaloniki, as well as on the islands of Cephalonia, Crete, Kea, Kythira, Santorini, Limnos, Paros, Paxi, Icaria, Psara and Serifos. They will be open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. ILLW takes place on the third full weekend of August each year and sees the participation of more than 500 lighthouse entries in over 40 countries. [Orestis Panagiotou/ANA-MPA]