Horizontes restaurant is located in Lycabettus hill and offer spectacular view of Acropolis and Athens in a unique spot, one of the best in…
n 2000, the long deserted Fix brewery, a remarkable industrial building in the centre of Athens, created by the architect Takis Zenetos and his colleague Margaritis Apostolidis, is selected as the permanent house of the newly founded EMST (National Museum of Contemporary Art), with the perspective to be reconstructed and thus serve the edificial and functional demands of the Museum.
Kallirois Av. & Amvr. Frantzi, Athens
National Museum of Contemporary Art
The Dora Stratou Greek Dances Society was founded in 1953 by Dora Stratou who remained its president until 1983. Ms. Stratou was the daughter of a former Prime minister and sister of a Minister; she was a trained classical singer. She managed to mobilize state and private support in order to create “a living museum for Greek dance” which later expanded into other activities. She believed in the preservation of dances as a proof of the continuity of the Greek race since Antiquity. The living museum of Greek dance, since 1953 a public-benefit institution subsidized by the Ministry of Culture and the National Tourism Organization under the auspices of the Municipality of Athens. Members of the Dora Stratou Society are persons of high position who have offered significant services to the Theater in their various professional, scientific or other capacities. Membership is less than 100, mostly academics of all backgrounds. The General Assembly meets every three years to elect a 7-member Governing Council, and every year to hear the Council’s report. The President of the Council manages, represents and binds the Society with his actions. Since 1987 the elected president is Dr. Alkis Raftis, the leading authority on Greek dance, a graduate […]
8 Scholiou, Plaka, Athens