Are you ready for a memorable concert at the foot of the Acropolis? If the answer is "yes," then get ready for an amazing musical evening with up and coming Calvin Harris. The 5th Mad Live in Athens sponsored by VODAFONE CU presents another live concert with the Acropolis as a backdrop featuring Harris, the artist of the ultimate dance anthem I'm Not Alone, which went to No. 1 on the United Kingdom charts.
This magical production of Edward Scissorhands is being presented at the Badminton Theatre in Athens after a phenomenally successful world tour that has included sell-out performances in New York, LA, San Francisco, Sydney, Melbourne and Paris. Don't miss this miraculous adaptation of the classic Tim Burton motion picture, from 27 January to 8 February.
The artists who changed our perception and expectation on how the Olympic Games Opening and Closing Ceremonies look like - turning them into highly appreciated aesthetic events in the Athens 2004 Olympic Games - Dimitris Papaioannou makes an impressive come back in the Athenian cultural life this autumn with his latest production Medea 2, on at Pallas from 3 October and for a limited number of performances.
Cloud Gate Dance Theatre is a modern dance group based in Taiwan. It was founded by choreographer Lin Hwai-min in 1973. Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan is famous for delivering fascinating, spiritual performances. Artistically, Cloud Gate blends its roots in Asian mythology, folklore and aesthetics, with a modern sensibility. The company will perform the breathtakingly beautiful Moon Water at the Athens Concert Hall from the 27th until the 30th November.
"Live The Salsa Spirit" for three days at the Olympic venue in Faliro, from November 28th until November 30th, 2008. For the first time in Greece, a three-day international Salsa dance festival is being held. The first "Todo Latino Salsa Festival" takes place, with the participation of the greatest performers of the international Salsa scene.
The Trocks (Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo) is a group of professional dancers performing in female costumes who are taking over the world with their comic adaptations of traditional ballet art. The group contains only men, who perform legendary female roles from the ballet repertoire. The Trocks will delight and amuse Athens Greece from 11 until 15 November at Pallas Theater.
Grupo Corpo is a Brazilian dance theatre company founded in 1975, in Belo Horizonte, a town in the south-east of Brazil. The group combines the sensuality of Brazilian dance forms and the technical competence of ballet with a contemporary theatrical feeling and a lot of energy. They will perform at Athens Concert Hall (Megaron Mousikis) on 6 and 7 November.
The legendary show with the eternal symbol of the free and liberated woman, Carmen, will be presented in Athens for 4 memorable performances. The flamenco show will have Antonio Gades' signature and will be presented by the ballet created and trained by Antonio Gades himself, Compania Antonio Gades. The show will run from the 30th of October until the 2nd of November at the Badminton Theater.
Fifty years after the first official presentation, Clytemnestra will revive once again, with a long anticipated world premiere in Athens, to mark the beginning of the Martha Graham Dance Company world tour.
From October 15 to 20, Athens welcomes choreographer Yanina Fajar, Tango Fire dance group and Quatrotango Orchestra, who altogether take us into a marvelous journey into the world of tango. Yanina Fajar learnt the art of tango next to great Argentinean masters, namely Sandra Butz, Gabriel Ortega, Silvio Lavia, Nito & Elva García and Pepito Avellaneda.
In Athens, the weekend of October 4th and 5th provides kids the opportunity to live a unique experience. Under the title "Town for Kids", a festival full of games, entertaining and educational activities for children takes place at Alsos Stratou at Goudi district.
Already a key figure in the international contemporary dance scene despite his young age, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui brings an international production deeply rooted in the Buddhist ideology and tradition to the Athens Concert Hall on 26 July.
The Kerala Kalamandalam group of the Fine Arts Academy of India arrives in Athens for two unique evenings on Friday and Saturday, July 25th and 26th respectively. Under the direction of Nair Raman Kutty, Kerala Kalamandalam artists interpret traditional Indian music, Kathakali dance and scenes of the Indian epic Mahabharata.