Author: Mariam Nihal
Wednesday 4 May 2011
Chalkidiki Sokratia Festival — Folk festival. Larisa — Achillia — Literature, theater, folklore, music, dancing fest.
May 2: Katy Perry — The California Dreams Tour. After touring around Europe and the UK, American singer Katy Perry brings her sugary pop sounds to Adelaide Entertainment Centre. Expect all the hits from her latest album Teenage Dream, including California Girls, Firework and the popular title track. At Adelaide Entertainment Center. Cost $99 and starts at 7.30pm. For more information call +61 (0) 8 8208 2222.
The Zombies — Sixties pop with a jazz influence. At Gagarin 205. From 1:00 pm.
Crete — Agios Nikolaos — Lato Festival
Athens Book Festival. Greek publishers and book lovers flock to the heart of Athens' historical centre for this book festival. Around 300 stalls line the Dionysiou Areopagitou pedestrian walkway on the foothills of The Acropolis. Books cost anything between €10 and €130. At Zappeion Hall. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org and +30 210 3223545/3237602.
In the lush surroundings of the Greek resort of Sani, the Gourmet Festival adds a touch of innovation to traditional local cuisine. Top chefs impress visitor with an array of delicious and imaginative menus, highlighting the country's extraordinary culinary variety. For more information call +30 23740 99500.
International Museums Day — free admission to most museums.
Deep Purple. Live in concert, Cost: 82.04 to 88.28 GBP at Hellinikon Fencing Hall at 8 pm.
The Athens World Fine Art Fair. The cradle of modern civilisation and countless works of art, the Greek capital is a worthy setting for The Athens World Fine Art Fair. For its duration, eminent dealers meet at Zappeion Hall to trade exquisite works of art. At Zappeion Hall. Cost from €5. Fri 5.30pm-9.30pm; Sat-Mon General Public: 11am-6pm; VIPs 11am-9pm. For more information contact email@example.com and +30 210 3223545/3237602.
Volos — Folk dances and songs in the Public Theater.
Civet- All Girl Punk Rock. Performing live at Kyttaro, at Ippeirou 48 & Aharnon. More details on http://eventful.com/athens/events/civet-/E0-001-038564329-1.
Mistras — Paleological Festival — Mass in memory of the last of the Byzantine emperors.
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