“Fly me to the Moon” at the Athens International Airport

Posted: October 17, 2013 by acerentacargreece in Uncategorized
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“Fly me to the Moon” at the Athens International Airport

Musicians, dancers, actors, visual artists and photographers are discovering a new meeting point at the Athens International Airport.

“Fly me to the moon” is the name of the original, youthful and delightful cultural program, which includes music concerts, performances, happenings, interactive contests. Popular music groups as well as well-known artists… are ‘landing’ at the airport with the aim to add vitality and imagination to this cultural journey! “Musicport” continues at the Athens airport, with a “noir” cabaret atmosphere of the interwar era, a nostalgic mood and subtle touches of humor.

The following two Fridays, 18 and 25 October, the airport will welcome Belleville. Through a musical performance in cabaret style, featuring video art and covers by famous artists and musicals (Chicago – Cabaret- Burlesque), Belleville, in their own unique style mix today’s music style with a retro element. BELLEVILLE comprising lead vocals, piano, guitar, cello, accordion, double bass and drums.

Background Information:
The manifold cooperation between the Athens International Airport and ελculture includes 3 main sections of cultural creativity and interaction:

Musicport:
Music Fridays starting from this year at the airport!
Our Musicport is coming back with music groups of young artists that will offer unforeseen moments of music and rhythm to the audience! Also, “Play me – the Piano Project”, a unique festive program in collaboration with ERT’s Third Program, celebrates the International Day of Music with many happenings and “magical transformations”.

Perform in Art:
Perform in Art is an institution that supports and promotes contemporary theatrical production focusing on innovation, experimentation and creativity. Within the airport area young artists are getting inspired by the space, are improvising and are inviting the audience in an innovative theatrical experience!

Shoot it fest:
The Athens International Airport is joining forces with shoot it – the annual image contest that is based on the immediacy of the mobile phone and its creative use as medium of expression. The best photographs of shoot it are exposed in a special exhibition, while selected videos are projected in cinema rooms. All entries of shoot it are judged by a committee consisted by academicians and other highly esteemed professionals from the photography and cinema field.

The program of Fly me to the Moon events:
18 & 25 October 2013
Belleville (Music concert)
14 November 2013
Perform in Art (Theatre)
24 & 31 December 2013
Christmas Events
14 February 2014
Perform in Art/Love is in the air (Theatre)

Event Info
Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos
19019 Spata, +30-210-3531000, 3537228, http://www.aia.gr
October 18 & 25: Belleville
Time: 13.00 – 17.00
Departure level – Airport’s Shopping Center in front of Food Village; Area open to the public – free entrance – free admission)

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