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1 June 2016 - 31 December 2019

COLLABORATIONS

InterfacesNew Models and Practices for Audience Development in Contemporary Music in Europe

Eight countries join forces in this innovative interdisciplinary project which seeks to introduce audiences to cutting-edge work by musicians and sound artists.

1 September 2016 - 31 December 2018

COLLABORATIONS

iDanceProviding access to contemporary dance education for people with disabilities

People with and without disabilities dance as part of the European iDance programme, showing that we can all access culture through dance.

7 November 2016 - 31 July 2018

VISUAL ARTS

Tim EtchellsAll we have is words, All we have is worlds

Words inside and outside the OCC building: an invitation to discovery.

16 December 2016 - 7 June 2017

CINEMA

Flix it at the Onassis Cultural Centre

Discover once a month, a cinematic experience and another way to view cinema by Flix.gr and the OCC.

24 February - 19 May 2017

18:00
Cost:
72 € (for all twelve workshops in the cycle)

ADULTS

Movement and sound workshop for people with and without visual impairmentsiDance: Dance that doesn’t discriminate

When sound becomes our compass in the darkness and movement creates its own sounds, that’s where dance without discrimination begins.

19 March - 14 May 2017

11:00
Cost: 63 €

CHILDREN

Games for the street and the homeTraditional street games workshop

A workshop which takes us back a generation, awakening childhood memories and nostalgia... Mila, koutso, tzami, abariza... Eeny, meeny, miny, moe!

22 April - 7 May 2017

20:30Main Stage
EARLY BIRD presale 24 FEB – 26 ΜΑR (limited tickets):
Zone A: 18 €
Zone B: 15 €
 
Full price: 7 - 12 - 18 - 20 €
Reduced, Friend & Small groups (5-9 people): 6 - 10 - 14 - 16 €
Large groups (10+ people): 5 - 9 - 13 - 14 €
People with disabilities & Unemployed: 5 € | Companions: 10 €

Group ticket reservations at groupsales@sgt.gr

THEATRE

VASISTAS Theatre Group & Argyro Chioti"The Divine Comedy" by Dante Alighieri

A road trip to Hell, Purgatory and Heaven with Dante as your guide.

2 - 14 May 2017

Outside the OCC
Free admission
 
Performance Guidelines 
The audience will walk and move outdoors.
We recommend comfortable clothes, hats, and shoes, since the audience’s walk will last approximately three hours. 
To use the application, a smartphone is needed – with a 3G or 4G Internet connection – as well as headphones. For those who do not have one, there will be a limited number of phones at the starting point at Omonia Square.
This event is not appropriate for people with mobility difficulties.

THEATRE

FFF4 | Piraeus / HeterotopiaAkira Takayama

The first European version of the muchdiscussed Heterotopia project which started in Tokyo in 2013 ("Tokyo Heterotopia"). The acclaimed Japanese creator leads us on a peripatetic spectacle experience. Equipped with smartphones, specially designed apps and maps, we embark on the re-discovery of Piraeus and its long migration and refugee history.

2 - 14 May 2017

Outside the OCC
General admission fee: 3 €

The audience can enter the hotel from the side entrance inside the arcade.

VISUAL ARTS

FFF4 | Don't Follow the WindChim↑Pom, Kenji Kubota, Eva & Franco Mattes and Jason Waite

Ongoing inside the radioactive Fukushima exclusion zone, the inaccessible and unseen exhibition opens a "Non-Visitor Center" in Athens. New works dealing with forced displacement inhabit an abandoned building tackling the Greek reality.

2 - 14 May 2017

Outside the OCC

VISUAL ARTS

FFF4 | Piraeus / HeterochroniaHikaru Fujii

In conjunction with "Piraeus/Heterotopia", this video work invites the audience for travel, where they can feel all the different time – time of otherness, the audience’s own time and the real time which is passing in reality – crossing together.

2 - 21 May 2017

CYCLES

Fast Forward Festival 4

A contemporary festival, reclaiming public and private spaces in Athens and Piraeus, taking place within a fortnight. The 4th Fast Forward Festival explores the notion of home, of forced displacement and global strategies of precarization through socially engaged artistic practices.

3 - 10 May 2017

Outside the OCC
Full price: 10 €
Friend & Small groups (5-9 people): 8 €
Large groups (10+ people): 7 €
Reduced, Unemployed, People with disabilities & Companions: 5 €

Reservation is recommended due to limited availability.

THEATRE

FFF4 | SanctuaryBrett Bailey

Homes lost, homes threatened, and homes yearned for. Eight refugees, immigrants, activists and interpreters from the Middle East, Africa and Europe, portray fictional characters grappling with the European Union in crisis in this labyrinth-like installation, which draws on the myth of the Minotaur.

3 - 8 May 2017

Exhibition Hall
Full price: 10 €
Friend & Small groups (5-9 people): 8 €
Large groups (10+ people): 7 €
Reduced, Unemployed, People with disabilities & Companions: 5 €

The performance takes place in a non-theatrical venue which is not accessible to people with mobility impairments.

The performances can take place only with a specific number of viewers. Please be sure that you arrive at the starting point 15 minutes prior to the performance scheduled start time. In case you will not be able to attend a performance for which you have purchased a ticket, please make sure to inform us at Τ. 213 017 8036.
 

THEATRE

FFF4 | Evros Walk Water 1 & 2Daniel Wetzel / Rimini Protokoll

The leading exponents of the "theatre of reality" return to Athens with a new performance which follows the paths of unaccompanied minor immigrants on their travel to Europe and uses John Cage as a reference point. A "performative" regarding a new European society under construction.

8 - 21 May 2017

Outside the OCC
Free admission

VISUAL ARTS

FFF4 | Invisible CityGregor Schneider

Who other than the controversial German artist and sculptor, Gregor Schneider, a pre-eminent exponent of the new conceptual art and winner of the Golden Lion at the Venice Biennale in 2001, could make Omonoia Square disappear? Shifting its centre, the very navel of Athens, art and metaphysics meet.

9 - 14 May 2017

Syntagma Square, Athens centre
Free entrance, on a first come first served basis.
The tickets available for sale online have sold out.
A limited number of tickets will be available for purchase at the entrance. 

Please be sure that you arrive at the starting point 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start time of the performance. In case of late check-in, your reservation will be canceled.

The performance takes place in a non-theatrical venue which is not accessible to people with mobility impairments.
The performance is not suitable for people with epilepsy.

THEATRE

FFF4 | PhobiaramaDries Verhoeven

A "haunted house" is set in motion in the heart of Athens, and Dries Verhoeven exhorts us to enter the "Phobiarama" ride and banish the culture of fear that is eating away at us.

10 - 11 May 2017

Main Stage
Full price: 10 €
Friend & Small groups (5-9 people): 8 €
Large groups (10+ people): 7 €
Reduced, Unemployed, People with disabilities & Companions: 5 €

THEATRE

FFF4 | Zvizdal [Chernobyl – so far so close]Berlin

A filmic portrait about two people, living in a ghost town. A story about solitude and survival, the results of a failed atomic experiment.

10 - 14 May 2017

18:30Outside the OCC
Full price: 10 €
Friend & Small groups (5-9 people): 8 €
Large groups (10+ people): 7 €
Reduced, Unemployed, People with disabilities & Companions: 5 €

The performance takes place in a non-theatrical venue which is not accessible to people with mobility impairments.
We recommend comfortable clothes and shoes.

DANCE

FFF4 | PeregrinusZoi Dimitriou

Five years on from "You May!", the recognised, London-based Greek choreographer returns to the OCC with a site-specific performance-installation that starts out with a van heading into the unknown with us aboard.

13 - 14 May 2017

Upper Stage
Free entrance, on a first come first served basis.
Prebooking: infotickets@sgt.gr & +30 213 017 8036
The distribution of entrance tickets begins one (1) hour before and during the symposium.
 

TALKS & THOUGHTS

FFF4 | International Symposium: "On Homelands and the Stateless as the World Tilts Right"

An international symposium co-organized by the Fast Forward Festival and Creative Time (New York) that brings together international and local artists, curators, cultural administrators, and organizers to address the challenges facing artists and activist communities under prevailing economic and political conditions.

16 May - 16 July 2017

Diplareios School (Theatrou sq 3, Athens centre)
Free admission

VISUAL ARTS

TomorrowsUrban fictions for possible futures

Artists, architects and designers tell stories about the cities of tomorrow. The exhibition presents utopian and dystopian scenarios, where the future becomes a tool of understanding present itself.

17 May 2017

17:00Diplareios School (Theatrou sq 3, Athens centre)
Free admission

TALKS & THOUGHTS

Tomorrow’s Talks

Speculations, stories, fictions: What role can they play in a contradictory era when they become part of architectural and artistic projects? The discussion will focuses on current practices and methodologies that use speculation to explore near or distant futures.

19 - 25 May 2017

19:00
To watch The Encounter online, viewers will simply need to visit sgt.gr at 19:00 on 19 May and click ‘Play’ on the video (scroll down).

Viewers must wear headphones to experience the show’s binaural sound design (3D sound).

The Encounter online will be available on YouTube for 1 week until 7pm on 25 May 2017.

THEATRE

The award winning "The Encounter" by Complicite on sgt.gr

An ‘exotic’ hi-tech experience beams us into the tropical rain forests of the Amazon and into the realms of the subconscious. Our guide, the founder of the company that would go on to change the contemporary theatre for good: Simon McBurney in person!

20 - 21 May 2017

Multiple stages
Free entrance events and events with tickets (3-5 € per person)
 

MUSIC

Big Bang Festival 3Adventurous music festival for young audiences

Open your ears! The European music festival for young people returns to the Onassis Cultural Centre to transform it into a musical labyrinth full of adventures.

24 May - 11 June 2017

20:30Main Stage
Early Bird presale from 28 March 2017 | 25 - 28 - 32 €
Limited Early Bird tickets - Up to 4 tickets per buyer

General ticket sale from 26 April 2017
Full price: 7 - 15 - 25 - 30 - 35 - 40 - 45 €
Reduced, Friend & Small groups (5-9 people): 12 - 20 - 24 - 28 - 32 - 36 €
Large groups (10+ people): 11 - 18 - 21 - 25 - 28 - 32 €
People with disabilities & Unemployed: 5 € | Companions: 10 €

Group ticket reservations at groupsales@sgt.gr

DANCE

Dimitris PapaioannouThe Great Tamer

Involving 10 performers on stage, "The Great Tamer" takes shape around the notion that human life can be seen as a journey of discovery, an exploration for hidden treasure, an inner archaeological excavation for meaning.

26 - 27 May 2017

21:00Upper Stage
Full price: 12 €
Reduced, Friend & Small groups (5-9 people): 10 €
Large groups (10+ people): 9 €
People with disabilities & Unemployed: 5 € | Companions: 7 €

Residents of Neos Kosmos & Koukaki: 5 € (on presentation of ID and a utility bill with a Neos Kosmos or Koukaki address)

Group ticket reservations at groupsales@sgt.gr

MUSIC

ARTéfacts ensemble & UrbanDig ProjectMusic for a New World

Neos Kosmos, the unique Athens neighbourhood, is to serve once again as the starting point for an unpredictable musical journey from Ochi Paizoume and the ARTéfacts ensemble.

28 May 2017

10:00Upper Stage
Free entrance, on a first come first served basis. Reservation is required. Click here to reserve your seat.

Students will receive certificate of attendance.

COLLABORATIONS

Symposium: Gender & IdentityUnderstanding Sexuality and LGBTQ+ Intersections of Diversity

Α symposium for gender identities and sexual orientation by Onassis Cultural Centre, national LGBTQ+ helpline 11528, Deree – The American College of Greece and the U.S. Embassy in Athens.

1 October 2016 - 31 May 2017

Free (including the cost of materials, transport and entry)

SCHOOLS

Contemporary Art: experiencing is understanding!School children get up close and personal with contemporary art

What’s the link between an ancient amphora and a comic? Can the figures on red-figure pottery inspire a choreography? The OCC turns school children into appreciators and creators of contemporary art.

16 May 2017

Cost: 3 € per student

SCHOOLS

TomorrowsEducational trips and activities at an exhibition from the future

What will everyday life be like in the cities of the future? Will the coffee percolator be able to talk to the fridge? Will cars have really got round to flying? What changes can we expect our ever "smarter" appliances to bring with them? What is the "Internet of things"?

1 October 2016 - 31 May 2017

TEENAGERS

The journeyVisual creativity programme in residences hosting unaccompanied child refugees

We go on trips to museums, discover what contemporary culture means and create art-works together on a journey through the world of immigration, memory and hope.

19 October 2016 - 7 June 2017

17:30
Cost: 72 € (for each Cycle)

TEENAGERS

Zoom at the Backstage: The Young OCC's Reporters

Do you want to be a journalist, a photographer or a graphic designer? Come with us!

31 October 2016 - 4 June 2017

11:00
Free

SCHOOLS

The call of the wildEleni Efthymiou directs Jack London’s allegorical novel

How can adversity help us discover our inner strength and real self? A stage adaptation of Jack London’s much-loved novel tours schools around Greece.

31 October 2016 - 4 June 2017

11:00Outside the OCC
Free

ADULTS

The call of the wildJack London's allegorical novel, directed for the stage by Eleni Efthymiou, takes to the road and heads for schools, institutions and far-flung parts of Greece

How can adversity help us discover our inner strength and real self? Listen to the song of your pack and discover who you are.

1 November 2016 - 31 May 2017

Free

SCHOOLS

“Hack” Your ClassroomMake your classroom just like you want it!

My class room has about poor sound insulation. Is there anything I can do about it? Can I design a... "smart" desk? . Of course you can: just press Enter on the 3D printer.

8 November 2016 - 4 May 2017

11:00
€ per student

SCHOOLS

On stage, step by step...A programme providing technical theatre training to school children

How does the stage console work? Is a flyman a man or a bird? Did you know there’s a flywoman at the OCC?

20 - 21 May 2017

Multiple stages
Free entrance events and events with tickets (2-5 € per person)

FAMILIES

Big Bang Festival 3Music festival for families

Open up your ears! The European music festival for young people returns to the Onassis Cultural Centre to transform it into a musical labyrinth full of adventures.

1 January - 31 May 2017

SCHOOLS

The OCC: digital playTwo open-access digital libraries on art and technology, based on OCC productions

We play on our computers and learn with the Zoom Net & My Design digital applications.

1 January - 31 May 2017

Free

SCHOOLS

Authentic PlayAuthentic joy and lots of fun from the OCC in nursery, primary and special schools

But what are the rules of the game. Express yourself freely through your body, be courteous, respect others, trust and —most importantly— enjoy the game: it’s fun!

1 January - 31 May 2017

Free

SCHOOLS

My landscape in soundsSound and lessons: Geography, History, New Technologies, Music and Art

What tales have the neighbourhoods around the OCC to tell us? First we listen, then we record, and finally we map Neos Kosmos, Nea Smyrni, Kallithea and Plaka.

1 January - 31 May 2017

€  per student

SCHOOLS

The incredible journeyA participatory performance with music, film techniques and movement from the films of Georges Méliès

Get yourself on screen and save Georges Méliès! Humour, fantasy, magic tricks and visual effects for the silent era director and master illusionist.

22 February - 17 May 2017

11:00
Cost: 96 €

ADULTS

New visual artists 65+Reconstructing Aphrodite: Female beauty in the hands of the most creative generation

The popular visual arts workshop engages with Athens’ most creative 65-year-olds once again at the OCC.

1 April - 13 May 2017

11:00

FAMILIES

Fancy a walk round the city?Parents and children discover the city together

Children take their parents by the hand and lead them through the areas neighbouring on the OCC. Book your own family stroll round Neos Kosmos, Koukaki and the Acropolis.

16 March - 25 May 2017

18:00
Cost: 80 €

ADULTS

New dancers 65+ | AdvancedI dance for the future

A street ballet workshop for people over 65 based on Patricia Apergi’s production Cementary.

17 March - 30 May 2017

Participation cost: Free

SCHOOLS

Journalistic flashback to the 80sBackpack journalism means packing a smartphone and a laptop in your backpack and being a journalist!

“Backpack journalism" is a hands-on, interactive workshop for secondary school children. A backpack with a smartphone and a laptop is all you need to produce journalism that will make its way around the world.

21 March - 30 May 2017

18:30
Cost: 80 €

ADULTS

The voice at the OCC: Women in Greek songA workshop on the human voice

We create an orchestra of voices to perform Lena Platonos, Flery Dadonaki, Danai Stratigopoulou and other important female figures in Greek song.

6 May 2017

Inside & Outside the OCC
Participation cost: Free
If you are interested in attending the workshop, click here for more info

VISUAL ARTS

FFF | Workshop: "We Refugees, Α Scenario for a Schizoanalytical Seminar"Ayreen Anastas & Rene Gabri

A seminar in the form of a film with people who have nothing in common except the 5 days they spend together. A testament to the world that's coming into being with the power of a documentary.

3 - 4 May 2017

12:00
Cost: 18 €

ADULTS

Decomposition and managing on the occasion of the “Divine Comedy”Managing different performative functions simultaneously

A workshop by Argyro Chioti and VASISTAS theater group based on the experience on the occasion of the “Divine Comedy” performance.

12 May 2017

11:00
Cost: 10 €

ADULTS

Workshop with Dries VerhoevenScratching where it hurts

A workshop on art in public space approached through the work of the distinguished director and artist.

14 May - 18 June 2017

11:00Outside the OCC
Cost: 54 €

CHILDREN

Pavements: our city in miniature

Starting with the pavements around the OCC itself, come see the city through the eyes of its junior inhabitants and envision Athens’ future!

18 - 19 May 2017

Free entrance events and events with tickets (4-5 € per person)
Scroll down the page to book your tickets.

SCHOOLS

Big Bang... for schoolsAdventurous music festival for young audiences

Open up your ears! The European music festival for young people returns to the Onassis Cultural Centre to transform it into a musical labyrinth full of adventures.

26 May 2017

Cost: 5 € per student

SCHOOLS

Music for Neos KosmosA musical experiment in Neos Kosmos, the "New World" the OCC calls home, from the ARTéfacts ensemble and the Ochi Paizoume performing art group

Musical compositions inspired by real-life experiences and stories from the OCC’s local neighborhood. So set out along the ever-surprising musical route created by the Ochi Paizoume group and the ARTéfacts ensemble.

27 - 28 May 2017

11:00Diplareios School (Theatrou sq 3, Athens centre)
Participation is free.

Full attendance is required. Please reserve your participation at the workshop until May 25th, 2017 by completing the registration form. Due to limited space, participants will be selected by the instructors and should confirm their attendance on the next day of the reservation deadline.

ADULTS

Impossible Place: Critical Design and Urban SpacesStrange Telemetry (Tobias Revell and Georgina Voss)

A two-day workshop that will introduce participants to the basic principles of Speculative and Critical Design (SCD), and their application to an urban context.