Going Youth Festival at Technopolis
The most subversive festival of Athens Greece, the Going Youth Festival, with more than 300 young artists up to age 29, will be coming to Technopolis. Going Youth Festival will welcome artists and audiences from 23 to 27 September for five days of live, alternative and multi-faceted art, including theatre, dance, music, photography exhibitions, visual arts and video art. It will be a festival with the distinct stamp of young people's artistic creativity at Technopolis.
Starting at 5 pm each weekday afternoon and 11 am on the weekend, a wealth of offerings will be available for visitors. During its five days at Technopolis, the festival will present 20 theatre and dance performances, 27 musical bands, 50 visual arts artists and photographers and 10 video art creators; it will welcome street artists, skate performers, wall painting and graffiti artists. Families with children will be able to take part in a variety of activities on the weekend.
The main aim of the Going Youth Festival at Technopolis is to give young talented artists from Athens and throughout Greece a platform to present samples of the contemporary cultural identify of the country.
D7 / Theatre and dance performances will take place in the "Constantine Cavafy" Hall D7. After midnight, the space will be transformed into a German stage and the "After Jazz" stage will house some unique sounds.
D6 / The "Takis Papatsonis" Hall D6 (Fourni [Ovens]) will be overflowing with the works of visual artists and photographers, as well as the creators of video art. The old ovens will provide the atmosphere for the paintings, photographs, sculpture and jewellery that are just some of the things that will be on show there.
COURTYARD / From 10 pm to midnight each day, musical artists will be performing in the central courtyard of Technopolis' outdoor area. On Saturday and Sunday mornings, activities for children, featuring games, educational programmes and imaginative happenings will take place there.
100 Pireos st, Gazi
How to get there:
Metro Line 3, Kerameikos station
5-Day Festival Pass €40
5-Day Festival Student Pass €25
Ticket bookings: www.ticketnet.gr
Public, Syntagma Square
tel +30 210 3246210
Opening Hours: Mon-Fri: 09:00 - 21:00, Sat: 09:00 - 20:00
Closest Metro Station: Syntagma, Lines 2,3