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Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center, The real gem of Greece

October 1, 2018

Celebrate the impressive mix of vibrant cultural festivals, catch open- air movies, and raise a toast to exuberating events both local and international held at various iconic venues in Greece by applying for Greece Visa. Customs and traditions are essential aspects of Greek culture. Grab your Visa for Greece and indulge in your love for phenomenal views, endless charms of picturesque beauty and form new memories of its many wonders.

With the onset of winters, Greece is in full swing with an abundance of spectacular miscellaneous events organized are various places. EVENTS at the Stavros Niarchos Center are an impulse to push millions of visitors to travel to this small corner of Europe.

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) is a real gem of Greece with modern architectural elegance at its best.  This new €566 million project was completed in 2016 in the Greek state. SNFCC is a complex spread over a huge area in the bay of Faliro in Athens. It comprises of new facilities for:

  1. The Greek National Opera housing 1400-seat opera auditorium and 400-seat black box theatre.
  2. National Library of Greece (NLG) and
  3. The 210,000 square meter Stavros Niarchos Center Park.

The architecture of this modern structure comprises of a glass-front multi angular building that is perched above a hill.  The remarkable architecture of SNFCC was recently nominated for the international prize for architecture, RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) international Prize 2018.

The vast open spaces of this largest and newest development of Greece offer an extensive range of outdoor activities for the public. These activities range from sailing along the canal during summers to ice skating in the cooler months.

The activities scheduled for this month in this architectural enchantment include:

  1. Free music at the Stavros Niarchos Center in October: Infamous bands including Dirty Fuse (scheduled for 13th October), Kyriakos Spetsas and the Greek Fusion Orchestra (scheduled for 16th October) & Christos Tabouratzis (scheduled for 21st October) will present their masterpieces & intricate compositions to enthrall audience with amazing music series and also rediscover Greek traditional music.
  2. Free Tours inside The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center: Visitors are guided to mesmerize the breath taking utopia of SNFCC that comprises of state of the art building complex: the National Library of Greece, the Greece National opera and a modern Mediterranean landscape of Stavros Niarchos Center Park. The visit follows a tight schedule.
  3. Sailing the Canal at the SNFCC: A series of interactive sailing events is organized by various clubs on different types of boats for innovative educational activities. The activity is scheduled on every Saturday and Sunday between 9 am to 7 pm.
  4. Hire Bike to trail to SNFCC: The scenic mesmerizing beauty of the place can be admired in the best manner by riding a bike through the charming landscapes. The vividness of the architecture promises a jaw dropping experience to every visitor. Let your heart roar with excitement and your brain feel the stimulation.

SNFCC is a must visit place that remains unmissed even by the locals. The place provides a healthy environment to promote architectural beauty in a correct sense. So don’t miss this incredible opportunity to attend the EVENTS at the Stavros Niarchos Center by applying for Greece Visa now.