NIFF 2011: Fast Forward to the Future
The Naoussa International Film Festival (NIFF)-screening short films and videos- opened its doors on September 29, running through October 2. Using state-of-the-art digital equipment, creators from all over the world have the chance to express themselves through filming and other various activities.
The festival features documentary, animation, fiction and experimental short films, mobile phone movies, as well as a whole special section for youth and student films, titled Digital View South East Europe.
The Festival’s parallel events include concerts, masterclasses, exhibitions, educational events for young cinema fans and several workshops. The main parallel event though is a two-day conference under the title Central Macedonia: A Roadmap for Development aiming at promoting dialogue on a new growth model for Central Macedonia.
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Vietnam Circus at Onassis Cultural Centre
Hanoi’s New Circus takes us on a poetic journey to distant Vietnam and the Far East, at the Onassis Cultural Centre, from December 22 to 29.
Swan Lake at Megaron
A real Christmas treat for lovers of classical ballet of all ages, P.I. Tchaikovsky‘s Swan Lake will be presented at the Athens Concert Hall for twenty-two performances, featuring some of the best-known names of international ballet and the Kremlin Ballet’s Corps de Ballet.
The Sounds of Christmas Go Baroque
For second year successively the Michael Cacoyannis Foundation celebrates Christmas with a festive concert of Baroque Music, on December 27-28.
Swing at Half Note
Steve Lucky and the Rhumba Bums bring swinging Christmas in Athens. At the forefront of swing revival, the San Francisco group will be on stage at the Half Note Jazz Club in full jump swing and R&B mood until December 27.
Concert for Peace
The Association of Artists for Peace, established in 2001 to support peace and reconciliation through musical events, is holding a Bach concert at the Thessaloniki Concert Hall.
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