The U.S. Embassy in Athens will hold a series of ten seminars on American Literature at its Athens American Center. This is a professional development program designed for high school teachers of the English and/or Greek language(s), graduate and post-graduate students of American literature, creative writing instructors, book club coordinators
The registration form, along with the series schedule and a list of the ten featured novels, can be found at https://amlit2019.weebly.com/ along with additional program details.
6 Bach suites for cello, unaccompanied
The world’s greatest cellist makes Athens one of the 36 stations on his world tour. The top artist will perform the 6 Bach suites for cell, unaccompanied at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus for one night only.
After successful collaborations with the Big Band of the City of Athens, internationally renowned violinist Christos Rafalidis returns this time with New York Jazz singer Thana Alexa for her first appearance in Greece.
Together they will present a selection from the wider repertoire of jazz music, starting from the songs that have been the raw material to rely on the tradition of jazz, the standards of "The Great American Songbook," offering a multi-faceted rhythm and melody experience.
Tuesday, April 16, at 8:30 pm - Olympia Music Theater Maria Callas
59 Akadimias Street - Athens
NASA astronaut Clayton C. Anderson had the happiness to spend 167 days hanging over the blue planet, to understand its fragility and admire the beauty of the Earth.
It comes, therefore, to take us on an exciting journey beyond the limits of our planet, with photos from its mission to the International Space Station (ISS), narratives about life on one of the most sophisticated technological achievements of the United States, but also a video game about global geography.
Speech Title: For the Beauty of the Earth ||
Date & time: Sunday 7th April, 20.00
The speech will take place with the support of the US Embassy. in Athens.
On Saturday April 6, 2019 the American artist, modern dancer and choreographer Meredith Nadler presents the 3-D Interactive Dance Lab. A project that explores the potential of 3-D interactive technology in relationship with dance and live music. This is the artist's personal inquiry into technology's power of expression that she researches though constructing narratives, with alter egos, in this case 3-dimensional avatars of dancers and musicians who co-exist in an environment of live interactive visuals.
U.S. EMBASSY ATHENS is pleased to support the "5 Years of Impact"event for the five-year anniversary of the establishment of Impact Hub Athens which changed the sphere of social entrepreneurship in Greece.
US experts in the field of empowering civil society and sustainable technological innovation, together with their Greek and European colleagues, will speak and offer workshops during the three-day event.