Curtis on Tour returns to Athens, Greece, for the fourth year as the resident ensemble at the Nights of Classical Music at the Gennadius Library festival, presented by the Schwarz Foundation in collaboration with the American School of Classical Studies at Athens.
As part of the celebrations for the U.S. Honored Country at the 83rd Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF,) Found.ation is organizing, with the support of the U.S. Embassy in Greece, a curated series of programs and events that highlight innovation, technology, and creativity. Under the theme of the American Pavilion at TIF, “Harnessing the Power of Innovation and Creativity,” the Found.ation team is arranging: an Innovation Hub offering workshops, talks, and networking opportunities; the Tech Olympus Summit highlighting the connections between the innovative spirits and cultures found in both Greece and the United States; and an Innovation Bootcamp to inspire and activate Thessaloniki’s talented startup community.
This series of programs and engagements curated by Found.ation aims to promote American innovation, technology, and start-up culture and to highlight U.S. excellence in these fields. These will also be places where entrepreneurs-on-hold (aka first timers) will find inspiration, where technology talent will be born, and where founders will meet their investors and next partners.
Bringing American Masterpieces to the City of Thessaloniki
As part of the celebrations for the U.S. Honored Country at the Thessaloniki International Fair 2018, the U.S. Embassy in Greece is thrilled to present the American Art Everywhere exhibition. Starting on September 7, Thessaloniki will be filled with artwork by prominent and diverse American artists. The pieces will be seen all over town, from the airport to the port to the City Hall… even on the buses crisscrossing the city.
The Digital Influencers Hub Forum is a two-day event and will focus on current trends and the latest developments in social impact influencer spaces and the way digital information technologies are reshaping communication and societal behavior, throughout the world.
Konstantinos Daskalakis, the mathematician, who at the age of 27 solved the riddle of Nash, Professor of the prestigious MIT University, is now honored with one of the most important awards in mathematics, the Rolf Nevanlinna Prize.
To celebrate its 20th anniversary , Stanford Repertory Theater mounts its most ambitious Summer Festival to date, Nevertheless They Persisted. The festival features a new adaptation of Euripides’ Hecuba and Helen, focusing on two mythic women who seize control of their destinies in startling ways and triumph over the men who try to dominate them.
U.S. Naval Academy Midshipman Thomas Imhoff participated with Greek NGO Faros in a Service International Summer Leadership program, which is a Naval Academy initiative that encourages Midshipmen to design and implement their own creative and impactful international service projects. Midshipman Imhoff is a mechanical engineering student focused on sustainable structures and is researching and designing a new style of “gridshell” structure that has potential use for humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, in particular for semi-permanent structures in refugee camps.