Holidays Suites in Athens:
Following extensive redecoration works, the ‘Holidays Suites Arnis Street’ boutique hotel in Athens opened its doors to visitors on April 20. Tucked away in an Athens side street and only a 15-minute walk to the heart of Athens, the boutique hotel offers 34 spacious luxury sanctuary-style suites complete with kitchenettes, five-star amenities and services, natural light, custom furnishings and state-of-the-art smart technology. Travellers with pets will be happy to know that the hotel now welcomes four-legged travelers as well. For details visit the link: http://www.holiday-suites.com/
Ibis Styles Heraklion Central:
Leading hotel operator AccorHotels announced its expansion in Greece by signing an agreement with the company Polis H.M. S.A, for the first ibis Styles hotel to open in Heraklion, Crete. The first ibis Styles in Greece, standing within the historic and commercial center of Heraklion, Crete, offers 72 rooms and suites and is expected to open in June 2017. For details visit the link: http://www.ibis.com/gb/europe/index.shtml
Thassos Grand Resort:
Located in Greece, Thassos island is the northernmost Island of the Historical Agean sea, very close to the Macedonian coast, and is famous for its crystal clear emerald sea, sandy beaches and lush greenery. Thassos Grand Resort 5-star, opened its doors on July 2017 and is located in the beautiful hideaway in the exclusive bay of Agios Ioannis Lukas, with a full view of Mount Athos, the most sacred mountain of the Agean sea. For details visit the link: http://www.thassosgrandresort.com/en/article/3/the-resort.html
Lesante Blu Exclusive Beach Resort:
It is expected to open on May 2017. Located in the picturesque village of Tragaki in Zakynthos island, the Lesante Blu is simply one-of-a-kind experience offering exclusivity, peace of mind and 5-star comfort (adults only). Its ‘all-about-you’ mentality can be experienced via the private pools, the adults-only policy, the state-of-the-art suites and the discreet staff. The fine selection of restaurants offering you creative Mediterranean dishes by the sea, the secluded beach, the 24/7 impeccable room service and the private heliport, add up to a unique stay experience. For details visit the link: http://www.lesanteblu.gr/
Sani Resorts introduces ‘Sani Dunes’… to open in June 2017:
Sani Resort is currently in the licensing procedure, work on the new hotel is set to begin this October and be completed in approximately eight months. The luxury facility will be built on 41 acres of land and include 136 rooms and suites, three restaurants, indoor pool and spa. For details visit the link: http://www.sani-resort.com/en_GB/our-hotels/sani-dunes-hotel
New Aqua Park Club at Club Marine Palace:
The Club Marine Palace & Suites on the island of Crete has unveiled a new aqua park to entertain families and children. The 6,000m2 park holds a number of record breaking aqua towers, rides and waterslides, including the Black-Hole water tunnel and the exhilarating Kamikaze Slide. There is also an aqua tower for younger children with over 100 water games and a kid’s play area. The park is included within Grecotel’s all-inclusive packages. For details visit the link: http://www.clubmarinepalace.com/aqua-park-water-slides.html
DOCUMENTA 14 ‘Learning from Athens’
Under the motto ‘Learning from Athens’ Documenta 14 (2017) takes place at two locations: in Kassel and in Athens. Regarding the concept of Artistic Director Adam Szymczyk two curators of his team, Hendrik Folkerts and Natasha Ginwala, as well as the Head of Exhibition Department, Christoph Platz, will engage in conversation with Ann Demeester, Director of the Frans Hals Museum and De Hallen Haarlem. What does the motto mean that places the learning process at a central position; why has Szymczyk chosen Athens and how does this relate to Kassel; why does he want to show the Gurlitt-collection during the Documenta in Kassel; and what does it mean logistically to organize an art event of that size at two locations?
Duration: On now – 16th July 2017
Where: Various locations throughout Athens
Why Go: See international artists at the forefront of contemporary art
For details visit the link: http://www.documenta14.de/en/
Exhibition dedicated to Maria Callas: The legend lives in Theocharakis Foundattion
As a tribute to the most famous Greek woman of modern times, Theocharakis Foundation presents more than two hundred personal belongings of Maria Callas. The exhibition includes theater costumes, dresses, furniture, jewelry, handwritten letters, letters by relatives, friends and artists, creating a narrative that records the life of the tragic and lyrical singer, the life of a living myth, a star that becomes brighter every day.
Duration: May 10-September 30, 2017
Curator: Fotis Papathanassiou, Nikos Charalampopoulos.
For details visit the link: http://thf.gr/el/ekdiloseis/
Onnasis Cultural Center hosts Dimitirs Papaioannou
The internationally celebrated artist Dimitirs Papaioannou makes his OCC debut with his much-anticipated new work. What has this multi-talented artist got in store for us this time? Whether he is working in Olympic-sized stadiums, old factory warehouses or plush theatres, the choreographer, director and visual artist who left his mark on the opening and closing ceremonies of the Athens Olympics in 2004, continues to spirit us away to austerely beautiful, densely symbolic worlds. In this, his latest work, he goes back to where everything starts –the body– and reminds us that art can conjure magic out of the most minimal of means. And the audience watches on, entranced.
Duration: 23-24 May, 26 May – 8 June & 18-22 June 2014
20:30 Main Stage
For details visit the link: http://www.sgt.gr/eng/SPG781/
Depeche Mode in Athens
Depeche Mode, the British electronic sensation from Basildon, Essex are coming back to Greece for one performance that will enthuse their loyal fanbase and music appreciators. Their appearance in Athens is part of the “Global Spirit” tour in order to promote their new album “Spirit”, as well as remind us their greatest hits. The legendary band will be here on the 17th of May at Terra Vibe Park in Malakassa for one performance that will rock the audience, the Depeche Mode way – and it is not to be missed! Tickets are already on sale on many spots as well as online and are expected to be sold out soon, so make sure you get yours in advance.
Wednesday May 17, 2017 9:30 PM
Terra Vibe Park, 37o Km Ethnikis Odou Athinon – Lamias, Athens, Attiki