American photographer Richard W, Moore juxtaposes the past and the present in “Athens Twice Seen,” an exhibition in which he merges his own images snapped in emblematic parts of the Greek capital with vintage photographs.
The Flux Laboratory, in cooperation with the Greek government and the Swiss Embassy in Athens, has organized an exhibition of portraits of refugees by renowned photographer Mark Henley, marking World Refugee Day on June 20.
Acclaimed choreographer Constantinos Rigos, who was also recently appointed director of the Greek National Opera Ballet, joins the roster of the Greek Festival directing “Pornstar – The Invisible Sex Industry” by Elena Penga, a playwright he has worked with in the past.
Cape Verde-born and Lisbon based dancer/choreographer Marlene Monteiro Freitas, winner of this year's Silver Lion for Dance at the Venice Biennale, returns to the Greek Festival with a piece titled “Of ivory and flesh – statues also suffer.”
Australian rom-com “Strictly Ballroom,” which helped launch Buzz Luhrmann's international career with the success story of a pair of mismatched dancers, will be screened on the pedestrian street of Ermou (at number 150) of Syntagma Square.
Chairman of Aegean Airlines Eftichios Vassilakis (r), CEO of Aegean Airlines Dimitris Gerogiannis (l) and CEO of Airbus Dr Tom Enders (c) are seen signing a deal for the order of up to 42 aircraft to renew the Greek carrier’s fleet of single-aisle planes, on Friday. [EPA]