Text: Mary Giatra
A very interesting week is approaching. Hollywood lights, classic theater and contemporary art, all combined in one amazing cultural week. Enjoy!
THE GREAT GATSBY
Finally! The highly anticipated film has arrived and with it, the 1920s are back. Considered to be one of the greatest american novels of all times, the story of F. Scott Fitzgerald is dedicated to the jazz age, one of the most glamorous and stylish periods ever. After the very successful 1974 edition with Robert Redford and Mia Farrow, this one has to be even better. Will it? Leonardo di Caprio and Carey Mulligan will absolutely try! It premieres today, May 16th. Don’t miss it!
ART ATHINA 2013
Art Athina is the name of the International Contemporary Art Fair of Athens. With more than 800 artists from around the world, it is finally back after one year of absence. From May 16th to May 19th, the Faliron Pavilion will be filled with inspiration and creativity. A very unique event which this year celebrates its 20th anniversary. Don’t miss it!
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MOURNING BECOMES ELECTRA
This week is your last chance to watch one of the best plays of the season. The famous play of Eugene O’Neill premiered on Broadway in 1931 and has since then been a legend. The myth of Horrestes is being transferred many centuries later with Agamemnon returning to an 1860s home after the war. Starring A. Karazisis and K. Karabeti and directed by G. Houvardas, it is a play that you shouldn’t miss! At the Central Stage of the National Theater from Wednesday until Sunday.
INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM DAY
This Saturday, May 18th the fans of Museums around the world will celebrate and have the chance to visit their beloved spaces during night time. For example, the Acropolis Museum which has been ranked 3rd among the best museums in the world, will be open all day until midnight, with free entry for its visitors. Various programs for children and adults will also be presented. Visit your favorite museums for a romantic and educational evening.