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28 September 2015

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VISUAL ARTS

Angelo PlessasInstallation of the Year 2015-2016

This year’s winner of the DESTE Prize transforms the golden shell of the Onassis Cultural Centre.

9 October - 18 October 2015

20:30Main Stage
Full price: 10 – 15 – 18 – 28€  
Reduced & Small groups
(5-9 people): 8 – 11 – 14 – 22€
Large groups (10+ people):
6 – 9 – 12 – 20€
People with disabilities: 5€ - Companions: 10€
Unemployed: 5€

THEATRE

blitz6 a.m. How to disappear completely

The most visionary Greek theatre group of the younger generation returns to the Onassis Cultural Centre with an international co-production after a three-year tour in Europe. Imagining theatre as a construction site for building utopias, blitz transports us to the forbidden zone of a future happiness. There where we disappear, utopia may appear.

9 October - 10 October 2015

21:00Upper Stage
Full price: 15€  
Reduced & Small groups
(5-9 people): 10€
Large groups (10+ people): 9€
People with disabilities: 5€ - Companions: 10€
Unemployed: 5€

MUSIC

Mostly Other People Do the Killing

Mostly Other People Do the Killing aren’t just a band with a surreal name; they’re a radical New York combo who’ve set out to turn the jazz world on its head.

13 October - 14 October 2015

Outside the OCC & Upper Stage
Free admission
 

TALKS & THOUGHTS

Chris Watson

20 October 2015 - 10 January 2016

Inside & Outside the OCC
Opening hours:
MON–THURS & SUN 12:00–21:00 (last entry at 20:00)
FRI and SAT 12:00–22:00
(last entry at 21:00)

See below for ticketing details.

VISUAL ARTS

Digital RevolutionAn experience for all the family!

Come in. Touch. Interact. This exhibition will blow your mind!

20 October 2015

19:00Upper Stage
Free admission

TALKS & THOUGHTS

Body & Public Space

How is the body positioned in public spaces? What is the relation between body and politics?

21 October 2015

20:30Main Stage

COLLABORATIONS

Hommage to Antonín Dvořák

24 October 2015

20:30Main Stage
Full price: 10 – 15 – 18 – 28 €  
Reduced & Small groups
(5-9 people): 8 – 11 – 14 – 22 €
Large groups (10+ people):
6 – 9 – 12 – 20 €
People with disabilities: 5 € -
Companions: 10 €
Unemployed: 5 €

MUSIC

Sokratis Sinopoulos QuartetEight Winds

Sokratis Sinopoulos’ Constantinopolitan lyre and quartet scatter to the eight winds, spiriting us along with them on journeys to different musical crossroads.

29 October - 1 November 2015

20:30Main Stage
Full price: 10 – 15 – 18 €   
Reduced & Small groups
(5-9 people): 8 – 11 – 14 €  
Large groups (10+ people):
6 – 9 – 12 €
People with disabilities: 5 € -
Companions: 10 €
Unemployed: 5 €

DANCE

RootlessRootEuropium (The end of the world will be better this year)

Linda Kapetanea and Jozef Fruček build a raft for Europe’s uncertain future.

30 October - 1 November 2015

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

MUSIC

InMute ’15

Holding silent cinema and contemporary music as its starting points, InMute three-day festival proposes new meeting grounds between sound and the moving image.

2 November 2015

19:00Main Stage
Free entrance. Reservation is required through the following link.

 

TALKS & THOUGHTS

Steve Vranakis: Code and Creativity

How code and creativity can change the world? Steve Vranakis, Executive Creative Director of Google Creative Lab, talks about the real "digital revolution".

6 November 2015

20:00Upper Stage

MUSIC

Music and LiteratureTHE HELLENIC PROJECT

The writers Michalis Ganas, Dimitris Kalokiris and Giorgos Koropoulis present their texts inspired by music.

6 November 2015

20:30Main Stage
Full price: 10 – 15 – 18 – 28 €
Reduced & Small groups
(5-9 people): 8 – 11 – 14 – 22 €
Large groups (10+ people):
6 – 9 – 12 – 20 €
People with disabilities: 5 € - Companions: 10 €
Unemployed: 5 €

MUSIC

Rudresh Mahanthappa

The saxophonist who loves messing about with Charlie Parker. It’s been said that that’s a lot like Einstein messing about with Isaac Newton!

11 November - 29 November 2015

VISUAL ARTS

Transitions Central Europe: Dan Perjovschi

From the Balkans to Latin America and from there to Central Europe: The Rumanian visual artist and his caustic marker visit for the third time the OCC.

11 November - 29 November 2015

FESTIVALS

Transitions 3. Central Europe

Following on from the Balkans and Latin America, it’s the turn of the radical, independent Central European scene to ‘occupy’ the OCC this November. Transitions 3 opens with the world première of Árpád Schilling’s new and eagerly-awaited play, “Day of fury”.

11 November 2015

21:00Upper Stage
Full price: 18 €
Reduced & Small groups
(5-9 people): 10 €
Large groups (10+ people): 9 €
People with disabilities: 5 €
- Companions: 10 €
Unemployed: 5 €

MUSIC

David Virelles

From Cuba to Canada and from there to New York: One of the most celebrated pianists in contemporary jazz stops off at the OCC with a suitcase full of intoxicating melodies

11 November - 12 November 2015

21:00Main Stage
Full price: 10 €   
Reduced: 5 €
Small groups (5-9 people): 9 €  
Large groups (10+ people): 8 €
People with disabilities: 4 € -
Companions: 5 €
Unemployed: 4 €

THEATRE

Transitions Central Europe: The Day of FuryÁrpád Schilling

Transitions 3 opens with the world première of Árpád Schilling’s new and eagerly-awaited play. A musical of those in revolt: a tragi-comic work inspired by a Hungarian nurse in black heralds the much anticipated return to Athens of the award-winning director.

13 November 2015

18:00Main Stage
Free admission

CINEMA

Transitions Central Europe: Hommage to Kornél Mundruczó's Cinema

Three movies by the Cannes superstar and creator of the awarded film "White God", Kornél Mundruczó's.

13 November - 15 November 2015

21:00Outside the OCC (3-5 Kolokotroni str., Athens)
Full price: 10 €   
Reduced: 5 €
Small groups (5-9 people): 9 €  
Large groups (10+ people): 8 €
People with disabilities: 4 € -
Companions: 5 €
Unemployed: 4 €

THEATRE

Transitions Central Europe: Frankenstein-ProjectProton Theatre

The Frankenstein of our era in revolt in a blood-soaked and humorous work by a star of Cannes Film Festival, Kornél Mundruczó, the Hungarian director of the multi-awarded movie ‘White God’.

14 November - 15 November 2015

21:00Upper Stage
Full price: 10 €   
Reduced: 5 €
Small groups (5-9 people): 9 €  
Large groups (10+ people): 8 €
People with disabilities: 4 € -
Companions: 5 €
Unemployed: 4 €

THEATRE

Transitions Central Europe: Our SecretsBéla Pintér

Secrets and lies of Hungary in the 1980s: In this critically acclaimed comic tragedy of dark times in the Eastern Bloc, an opponent of the regime and a secret-police informer find themselves together in a ball room in communist Hungary.

17 November 2015

18:00Main Stage
Free admission

THEATRE

Transitions Central Europe: Audition for a demonstrationLola Arias

“If you could turn the clock back, which historical events would you like to be at and what role would you play there?” A performance which reworks political events from the past live on stage...

21 November 2015 - 24 April 2016

18:305th floor - Young Theatre Workshop
Full price: 12 €
Reduced & Small groups
(5-9 people): 9 €
Large groups (10+ people): 8 €
People with disabilities: 5 € - Companions: 9 €
Unemployed: 5 €

THEATRE

"The Waves" by Virginia WoolfDimitris Karantzas

Impulses, longing, liberation. Restless teenage theatre back at the OCC for another year! Dimitris Karantzas engages with Virginia Woolf in a hymn to friendship on the OCC’s Youth Stage.

21 November - 22 November 2015

19:00Upper Stage
Full price: 10 €   
Reduced: 5 €
Small groups (5-9 people): 9 €  
Large groups (10+ people): 8 €
People with disabilities: 4 € -
Companions: 5 €
Unemployed: 4 €

DANCE

Transitions Central Europe: Mraky / CloudsHanda Gote Research & Development

Prague’s Handa Gote Research & Development collective makes wonderful living theatre out of the humblest material and tales from life.

21 November - 22 November 2015

21:00Main Stage
Full price: 10 €   
Reduced: 5 €
Small groups (5-9 people): 9 €  
Large groups (10+ people): 8 €
People with disabilities: 4 € -
Companions: 5 €
Unemployed: 4 €

THEATRE

Transitions Central Europe: MagnificatMarta Górnicka

A cultural manifesto on the nature of Woman and the social stereotypes that define it. "Teatr" magazine declared “Magnificat” Poland’s best alternative theatre production of 2010–11.

25 November - 26 November 2015

19:00Main Stage
Full price: 10 €   
Reduced: 5 €
Small groups (5-9 people): 9 €  
Large groups (10+ people): 8 €
People with disabilities: 4 € -
Companions: 5 €
Unemployed: 4 €

DANCE

Transitions Central Europe: ProcessDora Sulženko Hoštová, Jan Čtvrtník

Dance as you’ve never imagined it in a production whose every scene can safely be described as revelatory.

25 November - 26 November 2015

21:00Upper Stage
Full price: 10 €   
Reduced: 5 €
Small groups (5-9 people): 9 €  
Large groups (10+ people): 8 €
People with disabilities: 4 € -
Companions: 5 €
Unemployed: 4 €

THEATRE

Transitions Central Europe: MelodramaEszter Salamon

In this spellbinding performance-documentary, the Hungarian choreographer, dancer and performer breathes life into a life as though it were her own.

27 November - 28 November 2015

Upper Stage
Free admission

TALKS & THOUGHTS

Transitions | Symposium: Perfect HarmonyRecent Art and Politics in Eastern Europe

Can art become an agent of coming together politically? A two days symposium on artistic, activist and political dilemmas of Eastern Europe.

13 December 2015

19:00Main Stage
Full price: 7 €
People with disabilities: 5 € -
Companions: 7 €
Unemployed: 5 €
All proceeds will be given for actions of SOS Children’s Villages

COLLABORATIONS

‘Dancing to connect’ for SOS Children’s VillagesAn afternoon full of dance is dedicated to the SOS Children’s Villages

Contemporary dance and original choreographies from children, teenagers and families of the SOS Children’s Villages takes place at the Main Stage of the Onassis Cultural Centre.

28 November - 29 November 2015

19:00Upper Stage
Full price: 10 €   
Reduced: 5 €
Small groups (5-9 people): 9 €  
Large groups (10+ people): 8 €
People with disabilities: 4 € -
Companions: 5 €
Unemployed: 4 €

THEATRE

Transitions Central Europe: Small NarrationWojtek Ziemilski

A performance-lecture about the clash between personal and historical narratives. Choreography, historical documents and first-hand accounts create new narratives on identity and memory.

28 November - 29 November 2015

21:00Main Stage
Full price: 10 €   
Reduced: 5 €
Small groups (5-9 people): 9 €  
Large groups (10+ people): 8 €
People with disabilities: 4 € -
Companions: 5 €
Unemployed: 4 €

THEATRE

Transitions Central Europe: Ivona, Princess of BurgundiaKrzysztof Garbaczewski

Impulsive, subversive, cyberpunk Yvonne. A psychological thriller which wears its Hitchcockian influences on its sleeve, this award-winning production occupies the grey zone between theatre and cinema.

2 December - 16 December 2015

19:00

TALKS & THOUGHTS

Three Wednesdays for the Digital RevolutionΑ' Cycle | Talks in the context of the exhibition Digital Revolution

What are the components of Digital Revolution? How far or near are we to it? These three talks will change your view of technology.

4 December - 6 December 2015

21:00Upper Stage
Full price: 15 €
Reduced & Small groups
(5-9 people): 10 €
Large groups
(10+ people): 9 €
People with disabilities: 5 € -
Companions: 10 €
Unemployed: 5 €

MUSIC

5th Greek Jazz Panorama

A three-day festival dedicated to the contemporary Greek jazz and improvisation scene. Triumphantly setting the outward-looking tone the festival has always aimed for and achieved, five outstanding Greek combos take to the stage with their invited guests.

5 December - 7 December 2015

20:30Main Stage
EARLY BIRD until 6 NOV:
30% discount for zones A and B

Full price: 15 – 18 – 25 – 36 – 45 €
Reduced & Small groups
(5-9 people): 11-14-20-29-36 €
Large groups (10+ people):
9-12-18-27-34 €  
People with disabilities: 5€ - Companions: 10 €
Unemployed: 5 €

DANCE

John Adams / Lucinda Childs / Frank GehryAvailable Light

Three living legends of American minimalism revive one of the most pivotal choreographies in the history of modern dance.

9 December - 11 December 2015

19:00Main Stage & Upper Stage
9&10 DEC:
Free entrance
11 DEC:
Full price: 10 €
Reduced & Small groups
(5-9 people): 8 €
Large groups
(10+ people): 6 €
People with disabilities: 4 € -
Companions: 5 €
Unemployed: 4 €

MUSIC

Greek Song Competitions 5THE HELLENIC PROJECT

A concert with new songs by the creators of the past competitions.

17 December - 19 December 2015

20:30Main Stage
EARLY BIRD until 18 NOV:
13 - 20 €
Full price: 15 – 18 – 28 €
Reduced & Small groups
(5-9 people): 11 - 14 €
Large groups (10+ people):
9 - 12 - 20 €  
People with disabilities: 5€ -
Companions: 10 €
Unemployed: 5 €

DANCE

KVS & les ballets C de la BCoup Fatal

The Belgian choreographer Alain Platel stages a spectacular dance production which takes audiences on a colourful musical journey to the distant Congo.

19 December 2015 - 3 January 2016

21:00Upper Stage
Full price: 18 €   
Reduced & Small groups
(5-9 people): 10 €  
Large groups (10+ people): 9 €
People with disabilities: 5 € -
Companions: 10 €
Unemployed: 5 €

THEATRE

Akyllas Karazisis“Faith, hope, and charity” by Ödön von Horváth

Is humanity always a victim in times of crisis? The actor and director Akyllas Karazisis seeks to find out, directing Ödön von Horváth’s tragicomic dystopian play and offering up a wise commentary on the barbarity of an era.

22 December - 30 December 2015

20:00Main Stage
EARLY BIRD until 23 NOV:
13 - 20 €
Full price: 15 - 18 - 28 €
Reduced & Small groups
(5-9 people): 11 - 14 - 22 €
Large groups (10+ people):
9 - 12 - 20 €  
People with disabilities: 5 € -
Companions: 10 €
Unemployed: 5 €

THEATRE

The Snow QueenThodoris Ampatzis

Who’s afraid of the Snow Queen? One of Hans Christian Andersen’s best-known tales has been turned into an opera to warm the hearts of children and all those who remain young at heart.

3 January - 6 January 2016

19:00Main Stage
EARLY BIRD PRESALE
from 3 NOV until 5 DEC:
13 – 18 – 25 – 32 €
Full price: 15–18–25–36–45 €  
Reduced or Small groups
(5-9 people): 11–14–20–29–36 €
Large groups (10+ people):
9 – 12 – 18 – 27 – 34 €
People with disabilities: 5 € -
Companions: 10 €
Unemployed: 5 €

THEATRE

Chekhov Moscow Art TheaterThe Karamazovs

Dostoyevsky in the solarium. The Brothers Karamazov, Dostoyevsky’s monumental swan song, in a subversive, five-hour, adults-only production from Konstantin Bogomolov, the enfant terrible of the Russian theatre.

9 January - 24 January 2016

21:00Upper Stage
Full price: 12 €
Reduced & Groups
(5+ people): 9 €
People with disabilities: 5 € -
Companions: 10 €
Unemployed: 5 €

THEATRE

The "Other" HomeEn Dynamei theatre ensemble / Directed by Eleni Efthymiou

“Life is better when we all share it creatively”. With this motto the En Dynamei theatre ensemble, which consists of people with and without disabilities, creates sensitive, humorous productions.

20 January - 31 January 2016

20:30Main Stage
EARLY BIRD PRESALE
from 30 NOV until 22 DEC:
13 - 20 €
Full price: 15 - 18 - 28 €
Reduced & Small groups
(5-9 people): 11 - 14 - 22 €
Large groups
(10+ people): 9 - 12 - 20 €
People with disabilities: 5 € -
Companions: 10 €
Unemployed: 5 €

THEATRE

Io VoulgarakiIntolerance

Co-existence as ongoing civil strife. Inspired by a legendary silent film, a talented young director and a cast of stars give us a hugely atmospheric silent music-theatre epic addressing socio-political and existential self-knowledge

22 January - 24 January 2016

Participation is free.
Registration is required.

 

TALKS & THOUGHTS

HackTheBook: Redefining the concept of the book

What is the essence of a book? What defines it? Talks, discussions and a two-day hackathon will re-examine the book as such, advancing new propositions and ideas.

27 January 2016

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

MUSIC

Cycle Transformations - 1st ConcertTHE HELLENIC PROJECT

New listening experience, from rembetico to Mikis Theodorakis.

28 January 2016

21:00Upper Stage
Full price: 15 €
Reduced & Small groups
(5-9 people): 10 €
Large groups (10+ people): 9 €  
People with disabilities: 5€ -
Companions: 10 €
Unemployed: 5 €

MUSIC

Lumen Drones

A musical project by three outstanding musicians from the contemporary Norwegian post-rock and folk music scene which could easily be the soundtrack for a David Lynch movie.

29 January - 2 February 2016

20:30Diplareios School (Theatrou sq 3, Athens centre)
Full price: 15 €
Reduced & Small groups
(5-9 people): 10 €
Large groups (10+ people): 9 €  
People with disabilities: 5 € -
Companions: 10 €
Unemployed: 5 €

MUSIC

Camerata"The Penal Colony" by Philip Glass and Franz Kafka

George Petrou conducts the Camerata in a site-specific opera at Athens’ Diplareios School in which the pioneering minimalist composer sets to music a text by the 20th century’s darkest writer.

2 February 2016

20:30Main Stage
Full price: 15 €
Reduced: 10 €
Limited visibility: 8 €
People with disabilities: 5 € -
Companions: 10 €
Unemployed: 5 € /
3 € (limited visibility)

CINEMA

Thierry FrémauxA tribute to the Lumière brothers and the birth of cinema.

In 2015, the cinema celebrated its 120th birthday! A screening of the Lumière Brothers’ first films from the General Director of the Cannes Film Festival.

3 February - 14 February 2016

21:00Upper Stage
Full price: 15 €
Reduced & Small groups
(5-9 people): 10 €
Large groups (10+ people): 9 €
People with disabilities: 5 € -
Companions: 10 €
Unemployed: 5 €

THEATRE

Anestis Azas & Prodromos TsinikorisClean City

Friends, Athenians! How ‘clean’ are you? Down with the stereotypes! Athens’ immigrant cleaning ladies becomes the ideal protagonists of this international documentary theatre co-production from the amazing young duo, Anestis Azas and Prodromos Tsinikoris.

9 February - 10 February 2016

20:30Main Stage
Full price: 25 €
Children (6-15 years): 15 €
People with disabilities & Companions: 10 €
The proceeds will be donated to the Arsakeia Scholarship Fund

COLLABORATIONS

The Chorus (Les Choristes)A music-theatre production based on the film of the same name

A feast of symphonic and choral music from the much-loved movie "The Chorus".

13 February 2016

20:30Main Stage
Full price: 15 – 18 €
Reduced & Small groups
(5-9 people): 11 - 14 €
Large groups (10+ people):
9 – 12 €
People with disabilities: 5 € -
Companions: 10 €
Unemployed: 5 €

MUSIC

Ergon EnsembleHommage to Claude Vivier

The Ergon Ensemble, a group of musicians from Greece who adore contemporary music, in a major tribute to Claude Vivier. The French-Canadian composer was a genius whose life was snatched away from him. In his unending search for the new, he transcended every geographical and stylistic boundary.

17 February 2016

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

MUSIC

Cycle Transformations - Winter JourneyTHE HELLENIC PROJECT

A "Winter Journey" to Schubert’s beautiful universe signed by Dionysis Kapsalis.

20 February 2016

20:30Upper Stage
Free admission with entrance tickets.
Entrance tickets will be available one hour before the concert.

COLLABORATIONS

Consonances 2016 | Greek Chamber Music: A Modern Point of ViewAn Onassis Foundation Scholars Production

For the second year, the Onassis Scholars’ Association organises the “Consonances” artistic institution, this time featuring works of modern Greek chamber music.

24 February - 24 May 2016

20:30Panteion University
Free admission

MUSIC

Music connects the OCC and the Panteion University

Two neighbours, the OCC and Panteion University, have collaborated on a cycle of contemporary music concerts which showcase the sound of ‘today’.

26 February - 28 February 2016

20:30Main Stage
EARLY BIRD from 1 until 28 JAN:
13 - 20 €
Full price: 15 – 18 – 28 €
Reduced & Small groups
(5-9 people): 11 - 14 – 22 €
Large groups (10+ people):
9 - 12 - 20 €  
People with disabilities: 5 € -
Companions: 10 €
Unemployed: 5 €

THEATRE

La Mélancolie des DragonsPhillipe Quesne

Hard-rock Disneyland. What are a heavy metal band, a car and a granny doing on the top of a snow-topped mountain? The miracle-worker extraordinaire of the French avant-garde makes his Greek debut with an iconoclastic production in praise of friendship.

26 February - 29 February 2016

21:00Upper Stage
Full price: 15 €
Reduced & Small groups
(5-9 people): 10 €
Large groups
(10+ people): 9 €
People with disabilities: 5 € -
Companions: 10 €
Unemployed: 5 €

DANCE

Iris KarayanALASKA

One of the key representatives of Greece’s contemporary dance reality, Iris Karayan is a choreographer of existential quests and social concerns. Here, she creates a piece for five bodies/performers that set out to redefine the way in which they relate to one another.

4 March 2016

19:00Upper Stage
Free admission
 

TALKS & THOUGHTS

Body & Gender

Greek and foreign artists, writers and researchers discuss why gender has become yet again an area of confrontation, inspiration and struggle.

4 March - 5 March 2016

20:30Main Stage
Full price: 15 – 18 – 25 €
Reduced & Small groups
(5-9 people): 11 – 14 – 20 €
Large groups (10+ people):
9 – 12 – 18 €  
People with disabilities: 5 € -
Companions: 10 €
Unemployed: 5 €

MUSIC

Dimitris PapadimitriouThe new work of Dimitris Papadimitriou

The new symphonic work of Dimitris Papadimitriou performed by the Athens State Orchestra, conducted by Giorgos Petrou.

6 March 2016

Multiple stages
16:00-20:30 | All-day free entrance events
21:00 | Concert at the Upper Stage
Tickets for the concert:
Full price: 12 €
Reduced/Small groups
(5-9 people): 9 €
Large groups (10+ people): 9 €
People with disabilities: 5 € -
Companions: 10 €
Unemployed: 5 €

MUSIC

Οpen Day: Minimalism(s)

Come to the OCC for an encounter with a unique musical genre: minimalism. Everyone is welcome!

8 March 2016

17:00Main Stage
Free entrance, on a first come first served basis. Click here to reserve your seat or get your entrance ticket at the OCC's box office 1 hour before the event.

TALKS & THOUGHTS

Art, Freedom, CensorshipColloquium at the OCC

The Onassis Cultural Centre and the General Secretariat for Transparency and Human Rights co-organize a public discussion on the freedom of expression in the arts.

9 March - 10 March 2016

21:00Upper Stage
Full price: 18 €
Reduced/Small groups
(5-9 people): 10 €
Large groups (10+ people): 9 €
People with disabilities: 5 € -
Companions: 10 €
Unemployed: 5 €

MUSIC

Κostas TheodorouRousilvo

Sound memories: the history and language of a forgotten place echo in a contemporary Balkan opera.

16 March 2016

Main Stage
Free admission

TALKS & THOUGHTS

Don DeLillo

One of the most influential authors of the last thirty years returns to Greece for one night only for a conversation with the journalist and author Elias Maglinis.

17 March 2016

Upper Stage
Full price: 12 €
Reduced/Small groups
(5-9 people): 9 €
Large groups (10+ people): 9 €
People with disabilities: 5 € -
Companions: 10 €
Unemployed: 5 €

MUSIC

Cycle Transformations - 3rd ConcertTHE HELLENIC PROJECT

New songs set to Wilhelm Müller's poems by Nikos Xydakis, Dimitris Papadimitriou and Tassos Rossopoulos.

18 March 2016

21:00Main Stage
Full price: 15 – 18 – 28 €
Reduced & Small groups
(5-9 people): 11 – 14 – 22 €
Large groups (10+ people):
9 – 12 – 20 €
People with disabilities: 5 € -
Companions: 10 €
Unemployed: 5 €

MUSIC

The Ambrose Akinmusire Quartet

Ambrose Akinmusire has brought a new lyricism to the jazz trumpet and earned all manner of musical awards and ecstatic reviews by doing so.

20 March 2016

Main Stage
Free admission

DANCE

Dancing to connect

A contemporary dance performance for students corroborates that dance unites people in the most creative ways...

23 March - 24 March 2016

19:00Upper Stage
Full price: 7 €
Reduced/Small groups
(5-9 people): 6 €
Large groups (10+ people): 4 €
People with disabilities: 4 € -
Companions: 7 €
Unemployed: 4 €

DANCE

3rd Young Choreographers Festival: Evangelia Kolyra10,000 litres

How many breaths do we take in a day? How much air belongs to us? Can a breath betray us? A choreographed ‘experiment’ with three dancers on the human body and breathing.

23 March - 24 March 2016

19:00

FESTIVALS

3rd Young Choreographers Festival

This is the third year that young choreographers have their own festival at the Onassis Cultural Centre: three different choreographers, three works that map contemporary dance in Greece and Cyprus.

23 March - 24 March 2016

20:30Main Stage
Full price: 7 €
Reduced/Small groups
(5-9 people): 6 €
Large groups (10+ people): 4 €
People with disabilities: 4 € -
Companions: 7 €
Unemployed: 4 €

DANCE

3rd Young Choreographers Festival: Harry Koushoslacrimal

Nine musicians and 40 dancers explore the expressive power of lament, initiating the public in a disarming and awakening experience. Composer Dimitrios Skyllas and choreographer Harry Koushos come together in a journey, whose final destination is catharsis itself.

23 March - 24 March 2016

22:00Upper Stage
Full price: 7 €
Reduced/Small groups
(5-9 people): 6 €
Large groups (10+ people): 4 €
People with disabilities: 4 € -
Companions: 7 €
Unemployed: 4 €

DANCE

3rd Young Choreographers Festival: Ioanna AngelopoulouPalm in Palm

Taking as a starting point Hesiod’s "Theogony", this work is about the birth of the world. Chaos, Night, Gaia, and Uranus, freedom, and oppression are interconnected in a dance production that re-examines the wisdom of myths and their erotic overtones.

28 March 2016

21:00Main Stage

CINEMA

Hellenic Film Academy Awards “IRIS” 2016

30 March 2016

21:00Upper Stage
Full price: 15 € / 7 € Wednesday discount zone
Reduced & Small groups
(5-9 people): 10 €
Large groups (10+ people): 9 €
People with disabilities: 5 € -
Companions: 10 €
Unemployed: 5 €

MUSIC

Giovanni Guidi / Gianluca Petrella / Louis Sclavis

The jazz of the future from Giovanni Guidi: The 30-year-old Italian pianist never hesitates before setting off along new routes of musical exploration, and his multifaceted achievements in the jazz idiom have earned him international acclaim

1 April - 3 April 2016

20:30Main Stage
Scroll down to read info about hearing-impaired audiences.

The EARLY BIRD tickets are sold out.
The next presale phase will start on 23 FEB:
Full price: 15–18–25–36–45 €
Reduced & Small groups
(5-9 people): 11–14–20–29–36 €
Large groups (10+ people):
9 – 12 – 18 – 27 – 34 €
People with disabilities: 5 € -
Companions: 10 €
Unemployed: 5 €

THEATRE

Complicite / Simon McBurneyThe Encounter

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!

2 April - 3 April 2016

21:00Upper Stage
Full price: 18 €
Reduced & Small groups
(5-9 people): 10 €
Large groups (10+ people): 9 €  
People with disabilities: 5 € -
Companions: 10 €
Unemployed: 5 €

MUSIC

dissonArt ensemble"Pierrot Lunaire" by Arnold Schönberg

Arnold Schoenberg’s most famous work and a touchstone of musical modernism, “Pierrot Lunaire” has been turned into music theatre production by the combined forces of the dissonArt ensemble, composer Dimitris Maronidis and director Alexandros Efklidis.

5 April 2016

20:30Main Stage
Free admission, on a strictly first come, first served basis. It is necessary to book your seat at boxoffice@sgt.gr.
 

CINEMA

Fire at sea / FuocoammareGianfranco Rosi

Gianfranco Rosi, who won the Golden Bear at the 66th Berlin International Film Festival, is coming to Athens. The director will be present for the première of the film, which he will introduce at the OCC.

7 April - 10 April 2016

Inside & Outside the OCC
Free entrance events
&
Ticket prices per set:
Full price: 5 €
People with disabilities: 4 € - Companions: 5 €
Unemployed: 4 €

MUSIC

Borderline Festival '16

Sound on the edge. Restless performances and a subversive project in search of new forms of expression and new productions of sound.

9 April - 10 April 2016

20:30Main Stage
Full price: 15 – 18 €
Reduced & Small groups
(5-9 people): 11 – 14 €
Large groups (10+ people):
9 – 12 €
People with disabilities: 5 € -
Companions: 10 €
Unemployed: 5 €

DANCE

TAO Dance Theater6 & 7

“Become the change you want to see!” Minimalism that stretches human movement to its limits in two contemporary dance performances by an internationally celebrated Chinese choreographer.

18 April - 19 June 2016

Inside & Outside the OCC

ALT.ART

Hypnos Project

What happens during sleep? The "Hypnos Project" will open our eyes to a time during which we have no sense of who we are.

12 April 2016

19:00Upper Stage
Free admission

TALKS & THOUGHTS

InsomniaPart of the Hypnos Project

What is insomnia? "It's the horror of being and going on being” – Jorge Luis Borges

13 April 2016

21:00Upper Stage
Full price: 15 € / 7 € Wednesday
discount zone
Reduced & Small groups
(5-9 people): 10 €
Large groups (10+ people): 9 €
People with disabilities: 5 € -
Companions: 10 €
Unemployed: 5 €

MUSIC

ARTéfacts ensembleMusic for the New World

A musical experiment is born in the neighbourhood of the Onassis Cultural Centre.

16 April - 17 April 2016

Main Stage
EARLY BIRD
from 15 FEB until 17 MAR: 7 €
Full price: 12 €
Reduced/For children: 8 €
Small groups (5-9 people): 10 €
Large groups (10+ people): 7 €
People with disabilities: 5 € -
Companions: 10 €
Unemployed: 5 €

MUSIC

Once Upon a Time...2 Musical Tales for Narrator and OrchestraTHE HELLENIC PROJECT

Two traditional Greek fairytales in a concert.

18 April - 19 June 2016

Exhibition Hall (OCC) & Onassis Library (56 V. Amalias Avenue)
Full price: 5 €
Reduced/Friends/Small groups
(5-9 people): 3 €
People with disabilities - Companions/
Unemployed/Large groups
(10+ people): 2 €
Children (0-10 years old): Free admission

VISUAL ARTS

Main Exhibition Hypnos Project

The Hypnos Project brings to the public 65 masterpieces of Greek art, from the 19th century to the present.

20 April 2016

21:00Parnassos Literary Society (Karitsi sq 8, Athens)
Full price: 7 € Wednesday discount zone
/ 10 – 15 - 18 €
Reduced & Small groups
(5-9 people): 9 – 12 – 15 €
Large groups (10+ people):
8 – 11 – 14 €
People with disabilities: 5 € -
Companions: 10 €
Unemployed: 5 €

MUSIC

Diotima

Quatuor Diotima awakens memories of the great music history of Europe.

21 April - 25 April 2016

Upper Stage
Free admission
 

THEATRE

Youth Theatre Festival 2016From the writing of a play to the staging of a theatrical production...

Theatrical masterpieces –both classic and modern– provide the raw material for fledgling theatre professionals to research and experiment with in the context of this year’s Youth Theatre Festival. On stage from an early age!

21 April - 24 April 2016

20:30Main Stage
The EARLY BIRD tickets are sold out.
The next presale phase starts on 14 ΜΑR:
Full price: 15 – 18 – 25 – 36 €
Reduced & Small groups
(5-9 people): 11 – 14 – 20 – 29 €
Large groups (10+ people):
9 – 12 – 18 – 27 €
People with disabilities: 5 € -
Companions: 10 €
Unemployed: 5 €

THEATRE

Rimini Protokoll [Haug & Wetzel]Adolf Hitler: Mein Kampf, Volumes 1 & 2

Adolf Hitler through the eyes of Rimini Protokoll: A revelatory, radical piece of documentary theatre tackling the Führer's infamous bestseller from Europe’s foremost avant-garde theatre company.

22 April 2016

18:00Main Stage
Free admission

TALKS & THOUGHTS

Rainer Höss

“You can't choose your family," says Rainer Höss, political activist and grandson of Auschwitz Commander, Rudolf Höss.

23 April - 24 April 2016

Hospice for the Disabled (39 Agias Zonis str, Athens)
Full price: 5 €
People with disabilities: 4 € -
Companions: 5 €
Unemployed: 4 €

MUSIC

Breakfast Club

London’s Breakfast Club quartet joins forces with a team of architects, photographers, visual artists and actors to invite/challenge Athenians to re-embrace their city’s public space through three urban dérives/concerts.

1 May - 20 July 2016

Inside & Outside the OCC
Confessions: Spyrou Miliou Arcade, City Link
Before I die: Municipal Park of Flisvos
Confessions & Before I die:  Dionisiou Areogitou & Makrigianni str.

Free admission.

VISUAL ARTS

3 urban experiments by Candy Chang

Having intervened from Hong Kong to Las Vegas in anything and everything that could be considered public space, the celebrated visual artist is coming to Athens with three of her site-specific installations.

10 June - 10 July 2016

12:00
Free admission

VISUAL ARTS

3 urban experiments by Candy ChangThe OCC to Thessaloniki

Having intervened from Hong Kong to Las Vegas in anything and everything that could be considered public space, the celebrated visual artist is coming to Thessaloniki with three of her site-specific installations.

7 - 29 May 2016

21:00Galaxia & Sfiggos str. (behind the OCC building)
Presale:
Full price: 7 €
Reduced/Friend/Small groups
(5-9 people): 5 €
People with disabilities & Companions/Large groups
(10+ people): 3 €
Tickets at the door:
7 € cash only (available 30’ before the show)

THEATRE

Nova Melancholia"The Dead Man" by Georges Bataille

An original rendition of Georges Bataille’s short piece of erotic prose "The Dead Man" staged by the contemporary theatre and performance collective Nova Melancholia in the context of the Hypnos Project.

9 May 2016

19:00Upper Stage
Free admission

TALKS & THOUGHTS

Body: Hypnos, death and resurrectionA conversation in the context of the Hypnos Project

How do we understand the body in time, and how do we experience its decay and end?

11 - 22 May 2016

20:30Main Stage
EARLY BIRD from 11 MAR
until 12 APR: 13 – 20 €
Full price: 15 – 18 – 28 €
Reduced & Small groups
(5-9 people): 11 – 14 – 22 €
Large groups (10+ people):
9 – 12 – 20 €
People with disabilities: 5 € -
Companions: 10 €
Unemployed: 5 €

THEATRE

Roula Pateraki"Post Inferno - To Damascus" by August Strindberg

The Greek premiere of a masterpiece by the great Swedish playwright, an oneiric drama of existential, philosophical and theological dilemmas, autobiographical confessions and bursts of comedy, in a fine production from a grande dame of the Greek stage.

13 - 14 May 2016

Upper Stage
Full price for all the evening: 7 € 
Reduced/Friends/Small groups
(5-9 people): 5 €
People with disabilities - Companions
/Unemployed/Large groups
(10+ people): 3 €

CINEMA

Let's (not) go to sleepCinemarathon

Films and documentaries related to the topic of sleep that will keep you awake for 24 hours.

13 May 2016

21:00Diplareios School (Theatrou sq 3, Athens centre)
Full price: 18 €
Reduced & Small groups
(5-9 people): 14 €
Large groups (10+ people): 12€
People with disabilities: 5 € -
Companions: 10 €
Unemployed: 5 €

MUSIC

Voices In SpaceNeue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart

Six young Mediterranean composers join forces with the Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart, whose voices will make their presence felt at the Diplareios school.

14 May 2016

23:59Multiple stages
Free admission

MUSIC

six d.o.g.s pyjama party

An overnight pyjama party with sounds and people of today.

16 - 29 May 2016

Outside the OCC

THEATRE

FFF | And For The Rest (Athens)Tim Etchells

A right to vote: 'no' – A right to want: 'yes'. The founder and director of Forced Entertainment, the legendary experimental performance company, fills the streets of Athens with messages from those who can't vote - adults, teenagers and children.

16 May - 5 June 2016

FESTIVALS

Fast Forward Festival 3On the border(line)s of art

Artists from Amsterdam, Beirut, Brussels, Cape Town, Melbourne, Ramallah, Sheffield and Tel Aviv dissolve any sense of geographic and cultural borders with performances at the OCC and outdoors.

16 May - 5 June 2016

40 Peiraios str, Omonoia sq.
Presale:
Full price: 5 €
Reduced-Unemployed: 3€
Tickets at the door:
Cash only (available 30’ before the show)

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

THEATRE

FFF | Domo de Eŭropa Historio en ekzilo (House of European History in Exile)Thomas Bellinck

Α futuristic history of the present with ample black humor... Presenting the EU as a brief historical intermezzo, this sharply critical, yet loving installation teleports its audience to a dystopia which somehow looks oddly familiar.

16 May 2016

19:00Upper Stage
Free admission

TALKS & THOUGHTS

DreamsA lecture by psychoanalyst Dany Nobus, Chair of the Freud Museum, London.

What is the meaning of dreams? The "royal road to the unconscious", random firings of neurons during the REM-phase or the reason we go to sleep?

16 May 2016

21:00Main Stage
Free admission

TALKS & THOUGHTS

FFF | Lecture by Tim Etchells

Artist Tim Etchells talks about his work with language, art and performance focusing on the posters project "And For The Rest (Athens)".

17 May 2016

Upper Stage
Free admission
 

TALKS & THOUGHTS

Utopia 500

At a time devoid of hope, what is the meaning of the word utopia?

20 - 22 May 2016

Syntagma Square, Athens centre
Free admission

THEATRE

FFF | small metal objectsBack to Back Theatre

We are at Syntagma Square, in central Athens. We’re watching from a bank of raised seating, each with a set of headphones. We observe passers-by and they observe us. Suddenly, theatre and reality are turned inside out.

21 - 23 May 2016

Inside & Outside the OCC
Free entrance events and events with tickets (see below the ticket prices for each event).
You can purchase the Family Tickets at the OCC's Box Office or with debit/credit card (Visa-Mastercard) at T. 213 017 8036.

MUSIC

Big Bang Festival 2Adventurous music festival for young audiences

The European music festival for young people and the adventurous visitors 0-12 years old stops off for second year at the OCC!

24 - 29 May 2016

23 Akadimias str, Athens
Presale:
Full price: 10 €
Reduced-Unemployed: 5€
Tickets at the door:
10 € cash only (available 30’ before the show)

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

THEATRE

FFF | Exhibit BBrett Bailey

Presented throughout the world, this stimulating exhibition/performance confronts the history of racism and the current dehumanizing policies towards immigrants and refugees in various parts of the world.

25 - 26 May 2016

Main Stage
The EARLY BIRD tickets are sold out.
The next presale phase will start 1 MAR 2016:
Ζone Α: 45 €
Ζone Β: 40 €
Ζone C: 35 €
Limited Visibility Zone: 25 €
People with disabilities & companion: 20 €

MUSIC

Tindersticks

Britain’s soulful masters of refined melancholia return with a new album as well as an anthology of much-loved tracks covering the whole of their long creative journey.

25 - 29 May 2016

5th floor hall
Full price: 10 €
Reduced-Unemployed: 5 €
The activity takes place in a non-theatrical venue which is not accessible to people with mobility impairments.

THEATRE

FFF | Gardens SpeakTania El Khoury

There are houses in Syria with graves hidden in their gardens... Ηear the true stories of ten ordinary Syrians who were killed during the early periods of the uprising.

25 - 26 May 2016

21:00Upper Stage
Full price: 10 €
Reduced-Unemployed: 5 €
People with disabilities & Companions: 5 €

DANCE

FFF | ArchiveArkadi Zaides

A solo masterpiece on the force of violence.

25 May 2016

21:3040 Peiraios str, Omonoia sq.
Free admission

TALKS & THOUGHTS

FFF | Thomas Bellinck in a conversation with the philosopher Srećko Horvat

A thought-provoking debate, which aims to dig deeper into the complex concurrence of crises in the EU.

26 May 2016

19:00Upper Stage
Free admission

TALKS & THOUGHTS

FFF | Lecture by Maayan Amir and Ruti Sela (Exterritory project) with the title “Preparations for Extraterritorial Scenarios”

How can artworks navigate the intersection between political and legal and in the same time traverse through issues of censorship, activism and transparency?

27 - 28 May 2016

Free admission

 

TALKS & THOUGHTS

FFF | Symposium: “Art at the borders: spatial politics and post-colonial strategies in the Middle East”

A two-day symposium with artist’ talks, screenings, keynote lectures and panels which focuses on the practices that reflect the ongoing conflicts in the Middle East.

28 May - 19 June 2016

First Cemetary, Athens (29 Anapafseos and Trivonianou, Mets)
Free admission

VISUAL ARTS

The City of the SleepingSound Walk & Sound Installation at the First Cemetary, Athens

In the context of the main exhibition of the Hypnos Project, the Onassis Cultural Centre invites you to a sound and kinesthetic encounter with the First Cemetary, Athens: walk in this city within the city and listen to its sounds of silence.

29 - 30 May 2016

21:00Upper Stage
Full price: 10 €
Reduced-Unemployed: 5 €
People with disabilities - Companions: 5 €

THEATRE

FFF | Web of TrustEdit Kaldor

How many clicks, tweets and likes are needed for an uprising? The Internet, social media and digital tools are utilized in the wired performance of Edit Kaldor, one of the most innovative directors of the contemporary scene.

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 June - 8 June 2016

19:00
Free admission
Participation upon request at: m.christofi@sgt.gr

TALKS & THOUGHTS

Digital WednesdaysΒ' Cycle | Networks and Lines of Flight

Take part in a forum of creative dialogue between technology, the arts, and science which can develop a community of post-digital arts in Greece.

3 June - 13 June 2016

20:30
*Scroll down for tickets

Strobe lights and smoke will be used during the concert.

MUSIC

K.Bhta | SALA SALARembetiko: Marika Papagkika / Sotiria Mpellou

Konstantinos Beta, one of the most creative chapters in Greek electronic music, in an unexpected encounter with two rembetiko great voices.

6 June 2016

12:30Upper Stage
Free admission

COLLABORATIONS

Rehabitations: Where architecture meets ever-changing life

When architecture meets the life, a great dialogue on people, design, nature and social stereotypes begins.

7 June 2016

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

TALKS & THOUGHTS

Structures of Feelings – The Structure of Revenge

At a time following a defeat, how does a city get its revenge?

7 June - 8 June 2016

18:00Main Stage
Free admission

CINEMA

Les Nuits en OrPanorama 2016

The 33 best worldwide short films of the year.

9 June - 11 June 2016

21:30Roof
15 € with a drink (beer or wine)
Tickets for the concert can be purchased from 27 May by HYTRA restaurant daily from 17:30 until 00:00 and on the concert day at 20:00, at the OCC's Main Lobby.

MUSIC

Greek Jazz Panorama/New Generation

The upcoming generation of Greek jazz musicians isn’t coming to lay claim to a place on the Greek jazz scene, it’s already an integral part of it. Let’s listen to the future, here and now!

14 June - 16 June 2016

COLLABORATIONS

20th Conference of the International Network of Street Magazines

21 June 2016

21:30Roof
15 € with a drink (beer or wine)
Tickets for the concert can be purchased from 7 June by HYTRA restaurant daily from 17:30 until 00:00 and on the concert day at 20:00, at the OCC's Main Lobby.

MUSIC

“Tinos World Music Festival”: From Tinos island to the OCC's roof

Enjoy Tinos' festival music and atmosphere on the roof of the Onassis Cultural Centre.

22 June - 26 June 2016

Multiple stages

COLLABORATIONS

Reload: The art of recoveryCultural events from Kethea to the OCC

Five days of art, hope and genuine communication with the passion for creation of people who have changed their lives and claim an equal place in society.

18 August - 19 August 2016

Outside the OCC
Stefanos Crater, Volcano Valley, Nisyros  
Free admission

MUSIC

634 Minutes Inside a VolcanoA musical site-specific project by the Onassis Cultural Centre and six d.o.g.s

How long does a night last? Fifteen musicians play music inside the crater of an active volcano for 634 minutes, only with the light of the August full moon.

19 August - 20 August 2016

21:00Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus
VIP Zone: 45€
Zone A: 30€
Zone B: 20€, 15€ (Students)
Upper Tier: 10€, 5€ (Students, Unemployed)
People with disabilities: 5€
(Pre-sale by the Greek Festival)

Scroll down the page to read more information about tickets, groups, reduced prices and transportation to Epidaurus.

THEATRE

Nikos Karathanos‘Birds’ by Aristophanes

Where would you like to live? What is it that you want? What do you want?

16 June - 20 September 2015

Cost: 45 €

CHILDREN

Designing Imaginary CitiesWorkshop of illustration & character design for children 8-12 years

A workshop full of ideas and chances to design an imaginary city with a team spirit.

7 October 2015

Free Admission 

SCHOOLS

Contemporary art: first you experience and the you understand it

14 October 2015

Free Admission 

SCHOOLS

Jonathan Livingstone Seagull travels all around GreeceA theatre performance based on the book "Jonathan Livingstone Seagull" by Richard Bach

"I am not different, I am just like all of you, I just enjoy living", says Jonathan. There is such a seagull hidden inside us all!

14 October 2015

Free Admission

ADULTS

Jonathan Livingstone Seagull Travels All Around GreeceA theatre performance based on the book "Jonathan Livingstone Seagull" by Richard Bach

"I am not different, I am just like all of you, I just enjoy living", says Jonathan. There is such a seagull hidden inside us all!

16 October 2015

Free Admission

SCHOOLS

C.P. Cavafy Goes to School

2 October - 4 October 2015

Free admission

SCHOOLS

Arts and education: Teaching and Educational approaches for the school of the 21st century

9 October - 10 October 2015

12:00
20€
 

ADULTS

Masterclass by Stefanie Carp

The distinguished German dramaturg gives a masterclass in the context of blitz's performance "6 a.m. How to disappear completely"

10 October 2015

​80 € (for the whole series)

CHILDREN

A Book about Aesop Made by Children

The grasshopper and the ant... on handmade paper.

11 October 2015 - 20 March 2016

25 € for each kid and 30 € for every parent (for the whole series)

FAMILIES

Playing and learning: the genuine game

Can we learn while playing or play while learning, in a workshop for the whole family?

23 October - 25 October 2015

Cost: Free admission

FAMILIES

Music loves autism. The OCC travels to Lamia.Music workshop for children with autism 6-8 years & 9-12 years and their parents.

The successful educational, music workshop for children with autism and their parents travels to Lamia.

13 October - 5 November 2015

11:00
5 € per student

SCHOOLS

Smak Bam!

14 October 2015 - 19 April 2016

72 € (for each Cycle)

TEENAGERS

Zoom at the Backstage

Teenagers enter the backstage of Onassis Cultural Centre and become reporters!

14 October 2015 - 19 March 2016

Free admission

FAMILIES

Come Along. I Draw Musical Notes!Music and visual art workshop for children with moderate mental disabilities and their parents.

What is the colour of love? If friendship were a melody, what kind of melody would it be? Using music and visual art as tools, children express their emotions and let their imagination “run wild”.

15 October 2015

5 € per student
 
 

SCHOOLS

Thucydides the AthenianAnna Kokkinou in a theatrical history “lesson” for teenagers

16 October 2015 - 25 April 2016

Free admission

SCHOOLS

Youth Theatre Festival 2016

Welcome the most promising generation on the OCC's stage!

16 October 2015

Free Admission

SCHOOLS

Musical Notes ‘Eat’ Well!

An Educational Programme Bringing Together Nutrition and the Arts

16 October 2015 - 5 February 2016

54 € (for the whole series)

TEENAGERS

Let's Make a Film!

Three workshops on film-making for teenagers: script writing - directing - editing.

16 October 2015 - 20 March 2016

Free admission

SCHOOLS

Dancing to connect

Have you ever danced in school? Would you ever dance with someone who until recently you did not hang out?

16 October 2015

Free admission

SCHOOLS

I communicate, therefore I am free

16 October 2015

Free Admission

SCHOOLS

The music boat

20 October 2015

3 € per student

SCHOOLS

Digital Revolution

20 October 2015

64 € (for the whole series)

ADULTS

Movement workshop for people 65+ yrs: Beginners Level

Do you dance? Of course! A workshop for those who think that it's never too late.

24 October - 1 November 2015

20 € (for both meetings)

CHILDREN

Giving Light to Sound

Can we perceive music visually? Experiment with light and shadow and create musical images.

30 October 2015

5 € per student

SCHOOLS

Europium

30 October 2015

Free Admission

SCHOOLS

Come with us

30 October 2015 - 20 May 2016

ADULTS

Dance without Discriminations3 workshops for people with and without disabilities

Unlimited access to the arts and culture.

31 October - 21 November 2015

36 € (for the whole series)

TEENAGERS

Playing with Rootlessroot

Learn the Fighting Monkey method in a workshop of play and movement for teenagers.

4 November 2015

11:00
3 € per student

SCHOOLS

Backstage step by step

7 November - 15 November 2015

Prices depend on the workshop

CHILDREN

Genaration D. The digital new generation!Two workshops of digital art for children, on the occasion of the exhibition "Digital Revolution".

The future is here!

7 November 2015 - 17 February 2016

Free admission

FAMILIES

Music Loves AutismA programme that takes place in locations throughout Greece for children on the broad spectrum of autism and their parents

Music can motivate children on the broad spectrum of autism, enabling them to interact with their environment, develop communication skills and gain positive experiences on a personal and family level

7 November - 8 November 2015

Cost: €12

ADULTS

Butterfly CodeA digital workshop for educators

Ideas for introducing programming into the teaching process in schools. How can the code help the students in their school lessons?

11 November 2015 - 26 February 2016

96 € (for the whole series)

ADULTS

Visual arts workshop for people 65+ yrs

A workshop that brings us closer to art, using mainly our hands!

12 November 2015 - 17 March 2016

​54 € (for the whole series of each Cycle)

ADULTS

Theory Seminars on Dance, for Adults

Why are people invited to watch dance performances on rooftops, squares, on the bottom of the sea, or even in empty tents? What is considered as dance today?

13 November 2015

12:00
Cost: 16 €

ADULTS

Transitions Central Europe: Theatre workshop with Árpád Schilling

"On the first day, I would share my experiences in the theater of arts, while on the second day I would talk about my experiences with applied theater." Árpád Schilling

24 November 2015

13:30
Cost: Free admission

ADULTS

Transitions Central Europe: Dance workshop with Dora Sulženko Hoštova

A Duncan’s technique workshop and one chance to take part in Dora’s Sulženko Hoštova performance “Process”.

19 November 2015

11:00
5 € per student 

SCHOOLS

"The Waves" by Virginia WoolfDimitris Karantzas

20 November 2015

11:00
Cost:12 €

ADULTS

Transitions Central Europe: Theatre workshop with Marta Górnicka

Create a new artistic language, in which words will be treated as music and language will be transformed into voice.

24 November 2015 - 26 January 2016

Cost:
63 € (for the whole series of every cycle)

ADULTS

Listen to Your Era!

Seminars for those who want to learn more about the contemporary music.

27 November 2015

11:00
Cost: 10 €

ADULTS

Transitions Central Europe: Theatre workshop by Wojtek Ziemilski

What are the possibilities of looking at a sign? Can it be choreography? A theatre workshop which will be a proposal of short theatre experiments for the Deaf community.

28 November - 29 November 2015

Cost: 20 €

ADULTS

Transitions Central Europe: Inventory of Powerlessness

Who is powerless in our society? In this workshop we will try to make a map of powerlessness in Athens in order to raise questions relating to awareness, solidarity and identity.

2 December - 3 December 2015

5 € per student

SCHOOLS

Travelling the music of different cultures and eras

6 December 2015

10:00
Cost: 15 €

ADULTS

Dance masterclass with Lucinda Childs

Two hours with one of America's most important modern choreographers, Lucinda Childs.

19 December - 23 December 2015

36 € (for the whole series)

TEENAGERS

Genaration D. The digital new generation!A workshop of digital art for teenagers, on the occasion of the exhibition "Digital Revolution".

The future is here!

19 December 2015

11:00
36 € (for the whole series)

CHILDREN

Music - theater Workshop about the Magic World of Opera

What is opera? Would you like to be... the lead singer in one for a while? What do words such as "libretto", "monodist", "aria", and "duet" mean?

21 December 2015

30 € for each kid and 30 € for every adult (for the whole series)

FAMILIES

Let Me Tell You a Story...

This Christmas, the Onassis Cultural Centre brings grandmothers, grandfathers and their grandchildren closer to each other, in a workshop of narration and illustration.

22 December - 30 December 2015

20:00

FAMILIES

The Snow Queen

The famous Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale, this Christmas at the Onassis Cultural Centre.

7 January - 11 February 2016

17:00
48 € (for the whole series)

ADULTS

When Digital Technology... embroiders!

12 January - 22 January 2016

TEENAGERS

The "Other" Home

What is a home? A performance by persons with or without disabilities, about the common ground that we all share.

10 January 2016

36 € (for the whole series)

CHILDREN

I Am My Room!

Children with or without mental disability work with each other in an experimential, visual art project and build the room of their dreams!

11 January 2016

​Free Admission

SCHOOLS

My landscape in sounds

12 January 2016

5 € per student

SCHOOLS

The "Other" Home

16 January 2016

80 € (for the whole series)

CHILDREN

"Here and Now", 25.000 Years Ago

Mythology and physics in a theatrical workshop for children.

24 January - 31 January 2016

Participation Cost: 16 €

ADULTS

Theatre workshop with Io Voulgaraki

26 January 2016

5 € per student

SCHOOLS

Intolerance

6 February - 5 March 2016

11:00
45 € (for the whole series)

CHILDREN

Athens of your dreams, with a magic wand!

9 February 2016

5 € per student

SCHOOLS

Clean city

27 February 2016

16:00
Participation Cost: 12 €

ADULTS

Theatre workshop with Philippe Quesne

A workshop for professionals with the French avant-garde director and visual artist Philippe Quesne.

19 February - 28 February 2016

17:30
Free admission

ADULTS

Shapereader: Reading the Shapes

21 February - 8 May 2016

20 € for each kid and 20 € for every adult (for both meetings)

FAMILIES

Say It With a Fairy Tale

A workshop to unfold the feelings and fears of children.

29 February 2016

5 € per student

SCHOOLS

Five dancers in a common body

3 March 2016

96 € (for the whole series)

ADULTS

Movement workshop for people 65+ yrs: Advanced & their partners

Generation gap? Never on the dancefloor. A workshop that binds together different age groups through dancing.

8 March - 24 May 2016

96 € (for the whole series)

ADULTS

Happy Hour Choir at the Onassis Cultural Centre

The joyful choir of the Onassis Cultural Centre returns. Did you tune up your voice?

21 March - 22 March 2016

Free admission

ADULTS

Dance workshop with Colleen Thomas

In this two-days workshop we will utilize improvisation, contact partnering, and the seeds of composition.

2 April 2016

64 € (for the whole series)

CHILDREN

Around the World in a Plate

A gastronomical workshop which takes on a journey around the world.

3 April 2016

09:30
Participation cost: 15 €

ADULTS

Workshop with Kirsty Housley, the co-director of “The Encounter”

Don't miss your chance to explore the Complicite's approaches to devising theatre.

3 April 2016

12:00
Free admission

ADULTS

Workshop with the dissonArt ensembleReading session for new works

The dissonArt ensemble invites young composers to bring new works in order to provide them with the opportunity to perform their works for the first time.

6 April - 8 April 2016

Participation cost: Free

SCHOOLS

Liquid VibrationsTraining and practice in Sonic Hydrotherapy with Joel Cahen in collaboration with Steve Karle

A three-day free workshop for special educators and children with disabilities which facilitates underwater listening sessions at hydrotherapy pools.

10 April 2016

11:00
Participation cost: 10 €

CHILDREN

Workshop with Jan Anderzén: A Composer Portrait Workshop

How does music transform in to lines and colors on paper? A children's workshop like a party!

19 April - 15 June 2016

For students of primary schools (of the 4th, 5th, and 6th Grade), Secondary schools and High schools

SCHOOLS

School Visits at the Main Exhibition of Hypnos ProjectStudents are introduced to important Greek artists

Discover historical masterpieces of Greek artists and take part in the Hypnos Project’s experiential workshops.

23 April - 24 April 2016

12:00
Cost: 16 €

ADULTS

Theatre workshop by Helgard Haug and Daniel Wetzel (Rimini Protokoll)

What is the Rimini Protokoll way of processing their theatre projects? Which are techniques and how the brain science is involved?

7 - 21 May 2016

36 € (for the whole series)

CHILDREN

The Future Band Comes to the Onassis Cultural Centre

A team of children meets, improvises, composes music and presents it at the Onassis Cultural Centre.

21 May 2016

Outside the OCC & Upper Stage
Free entrance events and events with tickets (see below the ticket prices for each event).
You can purchase the Family Tickets at the OCC's Box Office or with debit/credit card (Visa-Mastercard) at T. 213 017 8036.

FAMILIES

Big Bang Festival 2Adventurous music festival for young audiences

The explosive European music festival for youth and adventurous listeners returns once again at the Onassis Cultural Centre.

25 May - 12 June 2016

4th Floor Foyer
Free admission

ADULTS

Visual arts exhibition by people 65+ yrsArtworks from the OCC's Visual Arts workshops for people over 65 years

An exhibition as a sample collection of the work produced over the past 3 years by a group of senior people.

4 July - 15 July 2016

Cost: 60 € (for each workshop)

CHILDREN

Summer workshops for children 8-12 years old

Summer is here, at the OCC! Come with us in order to save the planet and enjoy ourselves with the power of 3D technology.

26 September 2015

11:30Main Stage
Tickets: 60 €
Concessions: 40 €
 

DESIGN

Digitized 2015

The conference that brings together some of the world’s brightest minds in the sphere of digital creativity.

9 November 2015

Upper Stage
Presale: 15 €
Concessions: 10 €
Last week: 20 €
 

DESIGN

A Meeting For Industrial Design

A one-day conference which brings together industrial design specialists and the public.

17 February 2016

17:30Main Stage
Presale: 40 €
Concessions: 30 €
Last week: 50 €
 

DESIGN

ESO - Interior Deign & Architecture

A colloquium dedicated to architecture and interior design featuring big names from Greece and abroad.

14 April 2016

20:00Main Stage
15 €
 

DESIGN

Greek Graphic Design & Illustration Awards 2016

The Greek Graphic Design & Illustration Awards bring together, evaluate and award Greece’s best work in the sphere of visual communication.