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EVENT

Athens Gardens Festival / Tanguerissimo

VENUE

Platia Agiou Georgiou Kolonou

Holy Church of Agios Georgios of Academia Plato, Athens

DATE

26 May 2022

COMPLETED

DESCRIPTION

Athens Gardens Festivals 2022

Within the framework of This is Athens City Festival, by the city of Athens

Athens Gardens festival started its journey in 2013 by the Athens Art Network, which had been created just a year prior, and consisted of many independent art groups. Since then, at the beginning of the tourist season, the festival presents the opportunity to find live world and classical music in selected Athenian gardens and parks with free entrance.

 Tango concert by “Tanguerissimo”. Dance performance by dance school

“Baile de Barrio” with an  open “milonga” for the public to follow.

The neighborhood is named after the Greek hero “Akadimos” and the renowned “Plato’s academy”. It first started operating during 387 BC and continued its work uninterrupted until it was destroyed by emperor Ioustinianos.

Trio Tanguerissimo has been well loved by Athenian milongueros and aims to embark on a  musical journey through Buenos Aires of the 1950’s.Kostas Vlachopoulos on the chromatic harmonica, Elli Dadira on acoustic bass and vocals and Marios Strofalis on the piano will perform traditional tango for the dancing crew Baile de barrio, lead by Kostas Nikolaides, and for every member of the public who enjoys the most erotic form of dance.

Event hours 20:00-22:00

 

The event follows all required guidelines of the public health authority to prevent the spread of COVID 19.

Closest Metro Station: Metaxourgio

Metro to Venue: 2 minutes walking

Wheelchair Accessibility YES

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