Textile Art in Soufli

Published: 2020-05-19

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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.

Nils Landgren Funk Unit

Representing Sweden at Athens Jazz & Preveza Jazz Festival

Published: 2024-05-20

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The Swedish Institute at Athens welcomes you to Athens Jazz & Preveza Jazz Festival with Nils Landgren and his band Funk Unit.

  • 23rd Athens Jazz on Wednesday, May 29, 2024, at 11 p.m.
  • 22nd Preveza Jazz Festival on Thursday, May 30, 2024, at 11 p.m.

Sustainability through cultural heritage

Teaching seminar

Published: 2024-05-13

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We are pleased to invite interested colleagues to an evening seminar discussing joyful learning about cultural heritage with focus on sustainability.

Warmly welcome on Monday the 20th or Wednesday the 22nd of May at 6 p.m.! (The same seminar will be given twice.)

Book presentation


Published: 2024-04-17

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The Swedish Institute at Athens and  Eurasia Publications, invite you to the presentation of the book by Ralph Waldo Emerson, translated by Michalis Katsimitsis,


on Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 7 p.m. at the Swedish Institute at Athens (Mitseon 9). 

Contemporary Swedish Film Festival

April 17 -24, 7 p.m.

Published: 2024-04-11

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The Swedish Institute at Athens in collaboration with the Embassy of Sweden at Athens, the Swedish Film Institute, The Greek Federation of Film Societies and the STUDIO new star art cinema invite you to the Swedish Contemporary Film Festival that is to be held from April 17-24, 7 p.m. at the theater STUDIO new star art cinema.

Poetry reading

Presentation of an anthology of poems by Karin Boye

Published: 2024-04-08


The Swedish Institute at Athens and Entefktiriou publications invite you to a poetry evening on the occasion of the presentation of the anthology of poems by Karin Boye, entitled Στον πυθμένα των πραγμάτων, (free translation: At the bottom of things). The book presentation takes place on Monday, April 15, 2024, at 7.00 p.m., at the Swedish Institute at Athens, Mitseon 9.


Play by Theodor Kallifatides

Published: 2024-03-26


The Swedish Institute at Athens invites you to the premiere of the play  Timandra, based on the book of Theodor Kallifatides with the same title. The play is to take place at the ELER Theater (Frinichou 10, Plaka) on Saturday, April 6, 2024 at 9 p.m.

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