PAST EVENTS 2010 & 2012




Greek Fictions

Bestselling novelists Bettany Hughes and Victoria Hislop join topGreek novelists Ioanna Karystiani (Back to Delphi), Alexis Stamatis (Bar Flaubert) and translator extraordinaire David Connolly to discuss Greek Fiction. Plus Greek poet Katerina Iliopoulou and her stellar friends Dionysis Kapsalis and Vassilis Amanatidis perform and discuss contemporary Greek poetry.


Media Myths

BBC correspondent and Greece aficionado Paul Mason, the author of two books about the global economic crisis, chairs a provocative debate about the Greek crisis and the role of the media with journalist Maria Margaronis and journalist and broadcaster Theodora Oikonomides.


Katerina's Krisis Kabaret

Greece's funniest, most famous female stand-up comic Katerina Vrana hosts an evening of Greek comedy, theatre, music and literature (in English!).

The stellar line-up includes poetry-reading from Victoria Hislop and Katerina Iliopoulou; music from Pavlos Melas and his Band; live graphic drawing from David Prudhomme; actors Eva Simatou and Nikos Poursanidis in a new one-act play by Alexis Stamatis, plus a Greek-style rendering of 'Greece Is the Word'...


Saturday 19 October 2013


The Culture Behind the Crisis: What You Need to Know

A day of talks and events celebrating modern Greek culture
and providing a cutting-edge, creative response to the Greek crisis.
We are pleased to support and help with the organising "Greece is the Word"
Supported by Arts Council England and the European Commission















Ekon2012PhotoTheoAlbanis3diVERSIONS music festival 2012

diVERSIONS 2012 was a 3-day music spectacle featuring the brilliant, the naughty, and the wild of the Greek international music scene. It brought together some of the most innovative and prominent musicians, performers and multi-media artists emerging from the Greek and international world today.

It presented an eclectic mix of electro/acoustic performances, audio experiences and visual elements that ranged from the experimental ambient and drone sounds of exceptional Spyweirdos to the electrifying, upbeat punk-funk of Berlin Brides and the orchestrated punk chaos of YIANNEIS’ indie rock and trip hop; from the harp experimentations of Maria Yerosimou to the distinctive melodies of Vassilikos and the dazzling eruptions of drum mastery by Asaf Sirkis Trio.


Ekon2010PhotoFotiniChristofilopoulou1EKON Festival 2010

EKON Festival 2010 was a fresh venture that explored new artistic avenues. The festival presented an eclectic mix of over 100 established and new performers, directors, composers, choreographers, video artists and talented individuals.

The programme included productions that ranged from the multimedia performance by avant-guard stage director Emmanouil Koutsourelis to the dance theatre of innovative Levantes Dance Theatre; from the operatic staged performance of Shonorities group to the sound installation by poet/Intermedia artist Demosthenes Agrafiotis and experimental composers Michail Palaiologou and Gustav Andre; and from the synthetic rhythms of Etten to the electronic sounds of new generation key practinioners Nikos Veliotis, Coti K. and ILIOS.


You could...
...join a one of its kind and fast-growing festival
...make a difference to Ekon
...share your knowledge and experience
...have an enjoyable time working with us


You could... a steward
...liaise with artists with local publicity the organising team


diVERSIONS 2012 was a 3-day music spectacle
EKON Festival 2010 was a fresh venture that explored new artistic avenues.



Images from past events diVERSIONS 2012 and EKON Festival 2010


Musical videos from past events diVERSIONS 2012 and EKON Festival 2010

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