The city of Soufli in northern Greece once lay along the Silk Road. It was an important European centre for silk production in the 19th century and still maintain this industry, from larvae to finished fabric, albeit on a smaller scale. In this unique environment, the Swedish Institute at Athens brings together students from Konstfack, the Stockholm University of Arts, Craft and Design, and students from the corresponding Athens institution Athens School of Fine Arts.
The Swedish Institute at Athens and the Swedish Language Association invite you to an evening in the company of the author Erik Magntorn and the illustrator Martine Castoriano, who will talk about their new book Sagan om Asine.
The event will be in Swedish and take place on Tuesday, November 29, 2022 at 19h at the Swedish Institute at Athens (Mitseon 9).
As a result of the educational programme «A common thread. Artistic exchange Sweden-Greece» in Soufi in northern Grecce, it is now time for the students from Athens School of Fine Arts and KONSTFACK from Stockholm, to present their work at the exhibition «Σουφλί & Μετάξι», which will be held at the Michael Cacoyannis Foundation.
The exhibition opens on Wednesday 2 November, at 19:30, and will run until 20 November 2022, with visiting hours 18:00-22:00. Entrance is free.
In May 2022, the Swedish film director Ruben Östlund won the prestigious Palme d’Or of the Cannes Film Festival for the second time, competing with The Triangle of Sadness. To celebrate this, the Swedish Institute of Athens and ASTOR invite you to a screening of this film, which will take place at ASTOR cinema, on Wednesday, October 19, 2022, at 9 p.m.
The film will be introduced by Rea Walldén, Assistant Professor of Film Studies at the University of Athens.
The Swedish Institute at Athens, the Institutes and Embassies of the Northern Countries in Athens, the Library of the Northern Countries and the Ephorate of Antiquities of Kavala invite you to the opening of the exhibition The Nordics which will take place at the Archaeological Museum of Kavala on Wednesday 28 September 2022 at 19.00.
The Swedish Institute at Athens invites you to
Suecia Antiqua et Hodierna, The Classical World in Sweden – Sweden in the Classical World,
an evening of short lectures, music and a historical performance, at Parnassos Literary Society on Friday 14 October 2022 at 19:00.
Celebrate this year’s European Day of Languages with us at the Parko Eleftherias in Athens!
For the 10th consecutive year, the educational and cultural institutions and embassies from thirteen member countries of EUNIC Athens offer the visitors the opportunity to take part in a multilingual festival, join educational workshops for children, interact with the organisers and receive a range of gifts.
Saturday 24 September 2022, 10:00 to 14:00, at the Music and Arts Centre of the City of Athens, Parko Eleftherias (next to Megaro Mousikis metro station).
The Swedish Institute at Athens has invited Karin Hammar Fab 4 to perform at the:
- 21st Athens Technopolis Jazz Festival edition dedicated to "Women in Jazz" on Saturday, May 28, at 21.00 and
- Preveza Jazz Festival on Sunday, May 29, at 21.00
Furthermore, Karin Hammar Fab 4 will give a master class and a concert for the students of the department of Music Studies at Ionian University.
- Master Class – Monday, May 30, 2022, 7.00pm, at the Studio of the Municipal Theatre Corfu. For Ionian University jazz students and all interested.
- Concert – Monday, May 30 2022, at 9.30 pm, at the Studio of the Municipal Theatre Corfu.