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Biennale brings avant-garde art to Mykonos

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Mykonos Biennale photo of Mykonos harbourfront

This promotional image for this weekend’s Mykonos Biennale depicts a view of the picturesque blue-domed church at the Mykonos harbourfront, as seen from the entrance colonnade at the Mykonos Town Hall

 

Cult event: Most people associate Mykonos with beautiful beaches and scintillating nightlife, but this weekend the island will draw international attention for arts and culture instead as it plays host to an avant-garde festival of visual art, music, dance and film.

The Mykonos Biennale, a cult event featuring a video film festival, contemporary art installations and live dance and musical performances, takes place at a variety of venues in and around Mykonos Town as well as on nearby Delos island during the four days starting Friday June 21.

 

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Greece celebrating European Music Day on Friday with free concerts at 28 city & island locations

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Paros Park Poster

A European Music Day promotional poster for evening events taking place June 21 at the Paros Park near Naoussa on Paros island. Paros is one of 28 Greek cities and islands hosting concerts and activities for the annual event.

 

 

Solstice songfest: Greece will face the music Friday as more than 28 different city and island locations across the country celebrate European Music Day with over 200 free music events and performances in public venues.

More than 2,000 professional and amateur musicians will take to the stage in streets, squares, parks theaters and transportation stations throughout the country to perform a wide variety of music genres, including classical, folk, jazz, rock and hip hop.

Participating locations include Agios Dimitrios (Attica), Agrinio, Athina, Amaliada, Filipiada, Didimoticho, Edessa, Domokos, Drama, Iraklio (Crete), Thessaloniki, Kavala, Kallithea (Attica), Komotini, Kithira, Kos, Moschato-Tavros (Attica), Larisa, Livadia, Naxos, Xanthi, Paros, Preveza, Salamina, Santorini, Serres, Veria and Volos.

 

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