MEUTE Live at the 23rd Athens Jazz Festival

This Sunday, May 26, the techno marching band from Hamburg, Meute will perform on the main stage of Technopolis City of Athens, signaling the opening of the 23rd edition of the Athens Jazz Festival—Greece’s longest-running jazz festival. Meute’s fanciful, provocative, and highly danceable jazz-techno music will be accompanied by an opening act from “To Pragma,” the unique jazz orchestra led by pianist Kostis Christodoulou. Doors open at 8 PM, with the concert beginning at 9 PM.
While the Athens Jazz Festival offers free entrance to the concerts, a special ticket is required for the opening and closing events. Tickets can be found here.

‘Painting Beyond Painting’, Art Exhibition

Alibi Gallery presents Omar Zafar’s solo exhibition, Painting Beyond Painting an invitation to experience the endless possibilities of artistic exploration. In his exhibition, Zafar investigates the vibrant world of interaction, experimentation, and daring innovations in contemporary painting through personal and unique means of expression. Unveiling an eclectic collection that transcends boundaries, spectators are invited to connect with Zafar’s works, forging connections that resonate across cultures and generations.
The exhibition will be accessible until June 22.

Alibi Gallery (12 Sarri str., 10553 Athens)

Opening hours: Tuesday-Friday 12.00-14.00 & 15.00-18.00

Saturday  12.00-18.00

Sundays & Mondays closed

Fired Up Athens Ceramics Fair

Discover the artistry of ceramics at the Fired Up Athens Ceramics Fair, taking place this Saturday, May 25, and Sunday, May 26, from 11am-9pm at Kypseli Municipal Market. Over 60 contemporary ceramic artists will showcase and sell their unique creations, ranging from decorative to functional pieces. Engage with the artists and explore the craft through hands-on activities. On Saturday (12 PM-6 PM), try your hand at the potter’s wheel, and on Sunday (12 PM-3 PM), enjoy a live demonstration on the Japanese firing technique, Raku, by Theodoros Galigalidis.

Athens Digital Arts Festival 2024

This weekend, celebrate the 20th edition of the Athens Digital Arts Festival (ADAF) at the Former Santarosa Courthouse & Justice Square. Featuring over 300 artists from 67 countries, ADAF focuses on the fusion of new technologies with contemporary art and the future of digital culture. Inspired by concepts like the “technocene” era and “technoscience,” the festival examines the impact of technology and acknowledges it as a tool that shapes both our perceptions and our very existence.

Athens Digital Arts Festival 2024