CULTURE

Culture on the laptop

As the Athens Concert Hall celebrates 20 years since its establishment, the organization is credited with developing powerful links between domestic and international cultural circuits, by staging countless high-caliber performances, and showcasing renowned artists and rising stars.

Now, the organization is launching an initiative to reach out to a generation of young of viewers, thanks to a new collaboration with the Greek Research and Technology Network, aka GRNET.

A few days ago, Athens Concert Hall Chairman Ioannis Manos and GRNET President Professor Panayiotis Tsanakas, signed a five-year collaboration protocol. The deal will give high-schools pupils and students at university and technological educational institutes access to stage performances as well as Megaron Plus events by logging onto the GRNET site, where events will be uploaded.

The new collaboration will allow for live streaming of events, while a search engine will also offer the chance to look at past events, including a number of Megaron Plus lectures and round-table discussions.

GRNET operates the Greek Research