Hellenic Festival is at full swing every summer in Athens
Thursday 8, July 2010
This event belongs to some of the world’s most cultural celebrations. The festival's programs cover a wide range of solo and group performances with national and international artists.
This festival is the major attraction of summer vacation attracting cheap flights to Greece. The three months of summer vacations offer performances, recitals, cross-genre events, exhibitions and creative workshops. This event is celebrated since more than half century by Hellenic Festival Association that is the oldest and most established cultural institution in Greece. This institution has become state run organization since 1998. Various forms of arts, music, ballet, and theatre both modern and classic are presented to amuse those getting into the country taking flights to Greece.
This year’s event is taking place at theatre of Odeon of Herodes Atticus this theatre has been hosting some legend’s performances including; Maria Kallas, Herbert von Karayan, Margot Fontain, Maurice Bezard, Leonard Bernstein, Yehudi Menuhin, the Bolshoi Ballets and many others. After your flights to Greece Hellenic is a must see festival. It will be providing you all you desire to attend at any world class cultural event. A few events require tickets, but most of the installations, exhibits, and some theater workshops are free and open to the public. These tickets are sold out a few moments earlier than starting of the show. If you do not know Greek you can still take Greece flights and see the dramas at this festival as the actors performing here are so impressive that you will not be facing any difficulty in understanding the performances. Every year a significant place is taken by new range of artists performing Greek plays. While Dances ranges from legendary classics to the latest creative experiments by contemporary Greek dance artists. The event also includes; a selection of classical tragedies and comedies, as well as a number of contemporary sequels to the Greek cause.
Athens Photo festival is a part of Hellenic Festival those taken flights to Greece are delightfully attending. This event is organized by the Hellenic Centre for Photography. The participation in this photo competition is free and it issues an invitation to artists wishing to participate in the exhibition program. This year’s competition is titled as “Interfaces”, and the focus is on interactive relationship between contemporary photography and reality.
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