Young Music Artists | Samos

The Munich-based nonprofit Schwarz Foundation presents the 12th edition of its Samos Young Artists Festival at the island’s Ancient Theater of Pythagorion.

Kournos | Limnos

Running to August 9, this year’s Kournos Festival – founded in 2021 by opera singers and Limnos natives Anastasia Kotsali and Leto Messini – is dedicated to the centenary of the Asia Minor Catastrophe.

Andros Festival | Andros

Respected filmmaker Pantelis Voulgaris has put on his organizer hat to create an interesting program of cultural events for the annual summer festival of Andros.

Dance Festival | Kalamata

The Kalamata International Dance Festival, the biggest event on Greece’s dance calendar, gets under way in the capital of Messinia in the southwestern Peloponnese, running July 15-24.

2023 Eleusis Festival

The Mysteries of Transition festival, a series of events leading up to the western Attica town of Elefsina’s role as European Capital of Culture in 2023, has announced its program for the month of July.

Irish Wings | Paxos | July 8

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and songwriter Paul Muldoon presents Muldoon’s Picnic, a jamboree of Irish music and poetry featuring virtuoso fiddle player Martin Hayes, legendary Irish Celtic rock band Horslips and Athens-based traditional Irish music band Iernis.

Greece books place in Eurovision final

Amanda Georgiadi Tenfjord from Greece performs during the first semi-final of the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest in the Italian city of Turin, on Tuesday.

Festival | Athens & Epidaurus | All Summer

The program has been announced and tickets are now on sale for many of the shows that make up the exciting roster of this year’s Athens & Epidaurus Festival, the biggest event on Greece’s cultural calendar.

Cyclists take to Patra’s streets to celebrate Carnival

Hundreds of cyclists, many of them wearing Carnival masks and costumes, flew balloons and rode through the port city of Patra in the northwest Peloponnese on Saturday, in celebration of the start this year’s three-week Carnival season, which runs through Clean Monday, on March 7.

French film wins top prize at Thessaloniki Film Festival

The French movie “Petite Nature” (Softie), the story of a sensitive, gifted 10-year-old boy growing up in a rough neighborhood and taken under the wing of a new teacher, won the top Golden Alexander prize Sunday at the 62nd Thessaloniki International Film Festival.