past events

2024

Lending a hand

Saturday 1 June 2024 at 6 pm | GARDEN KIOSK

narrative fairy tale performance

in collaboration with Cerebral Palsy Greece / Open Door

musical puppet theatre play

on Thursday 30 May 2024 at 6.30 pm

with Chris Haughton’s A bit lost, from Kokkino Press

art education workshops

on Wednesday 29 May and Thursday 30 May 2024

on matters of education for 65+ adults

Learning & Participation Dept of the Greek National Opera in collaboration with Fougaro

"Hail Arcadia" by Filippos Koutsaftis

Sunday 19 May 2024 at 7.30 pm

film screening

dancing with Nikos Baltatzis

On Saturday 18 May 2024 at 8 pm

a celebration of International Museum Day

What did you learn about yourself today?

Thursday 16/5/2024 at the National Gallery (stage 1) & Thursday 30/5/2024 at the workshops of Fougaro (stage 2)

art event at the Nafplio branch of the National Gallery - Alexander Soutsos Museum

in collaboration with Fougaro & visual artist Emilia Tsekoura

"The Eleusinians" by Filippos Koutsaftis

Sunday 12 May 2024 at 7.30 pm

film screening

Simos Gatsis & Andreas Bogas LIVE

Easter Monday, 6 May 2024 after 9.30 pm

Easter Monday at Fougaro!

easter workshops 2024

Holy Tuesday 30/4, Holy Wednesday 1/5 & Holy Thursday 2/5 | 4.30 - 6 pm

afternoons at Fougaro

easter day camp @FOUGARO ARTCENTER

Holy Tuesday 30/4 to Holy Thursday 2/5 & Tuesday 7/5 to Friday 10/5/2024

FOUGARO welcomes Easter and celebrates Spring!

for children 4 to 14

book presentation

on Sunday 28 April 2024 at 12 noon

Nani-Nani & Douza pouni

by Ioanna Mendrinou

Maria Papayanni @FOUGARO ARTCENTER

Sunday 14 April 2024 | 6 pm

tribute to the writer

"Zakros" by Filippos Koutsaftis

Saturday 13 April | 7 pm

film screening

in collaboration with the Argolis Ephorate of Antiquities

" In the time of Lilipoupoli, the biography of a radio show"

on Sunday 7 April 2024 at 6 pm @LIBRARY

by Yorgos Ι. Allamanis

book presentation

wall-mounted macramé workshop

Every Thursday in April and May, from 6 to 8 pm @MALLIACOUVARIA

with Emilia Comninou

for teenagers & adults

The 1940s and the post-civil war of memory

Wednesday 3 April | 6.30 pm @LIBRARY

by Dr Raymond Alvanos

book presentation

for International Children's Book Day

Wednesday 3 April 2024 | 5 pm | LIBRARY

show by Chloe’s Puppet Theatre

Creative Narrative Workshop

Sunday 31 March 2024 at 12 -13.30 @KIDS ' LIBRARY

with Despina Flevari

for children 5-8

painting workshop dedicated to Theophilos

Saturday 30 March 2024 from 5 to 7.30 pm @3ART

with visual artist Emilia Tsekoura

"We need no heroes, we are heroes ourselves"

The 25th of March 2024 at Fougaro!

Monday 25 March 2024, 12 -13.30 @WORKSHOPS

outdoor games and pompom fun!

with Rita Zikidou & Dimitra Zissimatou

Theophilos

March 2024

a play inspired by the life of the Greek artist Theophilos Chatzimichail

directed by Olia Lazaridou

Poetry Day

Thursday 21 March 2024 | 7 pm

with Olia Lazaridou

@LIBRARY

School programmes at Fougaro

till May 2024

for schools of all grades

Workshops - Library - Children’s Library - Plaza

Dante the magician at Fougaro

Sunday 17 March at 12 noon

joy, laughter, magic!

fancy-dress party

Saturday 16 March 2024 | 10 pm | CAFÈ FOUGARO

with dancer Nikos Baltatzis

Three unique concerts!

on Sunday 10 March, Saturday 23 March & Monday 25 March | 7 pm

3 school bands

from the USA

children's book presentation at Fougaro

Saturday 9 March 2024, at 12.00 noon | KIDS’ LIBRARY.

I, the little monster

by Persa Zacharia

we read fables & fairy tales!

Friday | 7.30 pm | KIDS’ LIBRARY

March 2024

for children 4+

pottery workshop @FOUGARO 2024

every Wednesday from 6 March 2024 | 2 groups 5-7 & 7-9 pm | WORKSHOPS

with Polytimi Biliona

for teenagers and adults

Theophilos, the gatekeeper of painting

Sunday 3 March 2024 | 5 pm

lecture by art historian Venia Pastaka

toΥrΟoM pΑpΑm!

on Sunday 25 February 2024 at 12 noon

a show with music and narration for all ages

book presentation

Friday 23 February 2024 | 7 pm

ADRIAS They were all heroes

by Margarita Pournara

Zoe and Mark vs. Hackers

Saturday 10 February | 12.00 noon

presentation of children’s book

by Maria Zavakou

we read myths & fairy tales!

Fridays | 7.30-8 pm

January - February 2024

art workshop

Sunday 24/9/2023 to Sunday 2/6/2024 | 11.30-13.00

with Yanna Karagianni

for children 7+

crazy patchwork on a knot bag!!!

Thursday 4 & Friday 5 January 2024

sewing with Evi Styliara

16+ & adults

2023

the Mr and Mrs Bubble Show !

on Sunday 31 December at 12.00 noon

an interactive show with soap bubbles!!!

xmas day camp 2023

26 December - 5 January

for children 4-14

festive puppet theatre

Saturday 23 December and Saturday 30 December 2023 at 12.30

shows for children at FOUGARO

festive music at Fougaro!

Friday 22 & 29 December and Friday 5 January 2024

Blues Cargo LIVE

Saturday 16 December 2023 | 10 pm

BLUES NIGHT

@ CAFÉ FOUGARO

the Christmas village

Sunday 10 & 17 December | 12-1.30 pm

pottery workshop

for children 6+

CHRISTMAS 2023

December 2023 - January 2024

at FOUGARO ARTCENTER

Activities

book presentation

Saturday 18 November 2023 | 6.00 pm

Thaleia P. Antoniadi

ALKIESSA

Puppet theatre!

Saturday 18 November 2023 | 5.30 pm

shows for children at FOUGARO

Meyerhold: the inventor of 20th-century theatre

Thursday 16 November 2023 | 10 am -12.00 pm

research seminar

by theatrologist Béatrice Picon-Vallin

Stage and technologies

Wednesday 15 November 2023 | 7 pm

lecture

by theatrologist Béatrice Picon-Vallin

pottery workshop

Sunday 24 September 2023 | 11 – 6 pm | WORKSHOPS

for children 3+, 6+ and 13+

October 28

Saturday 28 October 2023

at FOUGARO ARTCENTER

Basic computer principles

from Wednesday 18 October to 6 December 2023 | 4 - 6 pm | LIBRARY

with Christina Broussali

for beginners 60+

freehand drawing & graffiti

October 2023 to May 2024

with visual artist Emilia Tsekoura

for children 9+

music workshops

from Thursday 12 October 2023 and every second Thursday

with Maya Papageorgiou

for parents and children between 18 months and 3 years | 6.15 - 7.15 pm | KIDS' LIBRARY

music workshops

from Thursday 12 October 2023 | 5.00-6.00 pm | KIDS' LIBRARY

with Maya-Myriam Papageorgiou

for children 3.5-5

Painting-Χ

from October 2023 to May 2024

with visual artist Emilia Tsekoura

for teenagers & adults

sewing

Sundays 1/10/2023 to 2/6/2024 | 5-7 pm @MALLIACOUVARIA

with Nicoletta Rafailidi

for advanced adults

Clothe Upcycling creatively converting our old clothes!

Saturday 30 September to Saturday 25 November 2023

with Nicoletta Rafailidi

for 14+ teenagers

sculpture workshop

from Saturday 7 October 2023 and every Saturday | 11.30-13.00 | WORKSHOPS

with Yannis Harikleous

for children 6+

reading club

from Thursday 5 October 2023 | 5 – 6 pm | KIDS’ LIBRARY

with Dimitra Zissimatou

for children 3.5 - 5

loom weaving

every Wednesday from 4 October 2023 | 6.30 - 8 pm | MALLIACOUVARIΑ

with Nicoletta Rafailidi

for teenagers & adults

pottery workshop

every Wednesday from 4 October 2023 | 2 groups 5 - 7 and 7 - 9 pm | WORKSHOPS

with Polytimi Biliona

for teenagers and adults

mosaic

from Wednesday 4 October 2023 and every Wednesday up to 29 May 2024 | 5 – 7 pm

with Nicole Anastasatou

for teenagers 16+ & adults

comics

Saturday 23 September 2023 to Saturday 1 June 2024

with Orestis Ladenis

for children 7+

mosaic workshop

Saturday 23/9 to Saturday 16/12 2023 | 11.30 - 13.00

with Yanna Karagianni

for children 10+

needlework

every Sunday from 1 October 2023 | 6 – 7.30 pm | MALLIACOUVARIA

with Christina Tsekoura

for children 8+

knitting workshop

September 2023 to May 2024

with Christina Tsekoura

for teenagers & adults

theatrical play

September 2023 to June 2024

with Rita Zikidou

for children 4+

educational robotics

September 2023 to May 2024

with Christina Tsekoura

reading myths & fairy tales!

Fridays 7.30-8 pm

traces & imprints

Thursday 24 August 6:30 -9:30 pm

with Dimitra Siaterli

printmaking workshop for 12+ teenagers & adults in the context of the now women project

vitrail

Thursday 10 August 7-9 pm

with Yanna Karayanni

art workshop for 12+ teenagers & adults in the context of the now women project

Quartet Francky Reinhardt LIVE

Sunday 30 July 9.30pm

gypsy jazz & swing concert

the home

Thursday 27 July 2023 7-9 pm

with Artemis Alkalai

theoretical workshop & photo project for 12+ teenagers & adults as part of the now women project

Creative motion workshop

Tuesday 18 to Thursday 20 July 2023 11.30 am

contemporary dance

in an active and experiential manner

FOUGARO Summer Cinema

Every Thursday & Friday 9pm

atelier fanzine

Thursday 6 July 7-9 pm

by Irini Karayannopoulou

art workshop for teenagers 15+ & adults within the "now women" project

book presentation

Sunday 2 July 2023 | 8 pm

by Irini Gogua

The Wheel of Time

painting on ceramics

Sunday 2 July 6-9pm

with Stella Kapezanou

workshop for 12+ & adults within the "now women" project

Second Life

Friday 30 June 7-9pm

by Iliodora Margellos

sculptural approach workshop for teenagers 15+ & adults within the "now women" project

Celebrating anti-drug Day!

Wednesday 28 June – Friday 30 June 2023

in collaboration with KETHEA KYTTARO-OXYGONO

I make my own Avatars

Friday 23 June 7-9 pm

with Emilia Tsekoura

art workshop for teenagers & adults as part of the ‘now women’ project

now women

July - August 2023

educational programmes

for teenagers and adults

Honorary doctorate for Ioanna Papantoniou

Thursday, 22 June 2023 12 pm

by the University of Peloponnese

Summer Day Camp 2023

Monday to Friday 8.30 – 2.30 pm

daily summer programme

for 4- to 14-year olds

"Life is a sea, and music a journey"

Sunday 18 June 2023 at 9 pm

Dimosthenis Tsamis LIVE

Saturday 17 June 9.30 pm

book presentation

Saturday 17 June 2023 at 8 pm

by Maria Velioti-Georgopoulou

We read fables & fairy tales!

Every Friday from 7.30-8.00 pm

Summer Campaign of Reading and Creativity 2023

Every Thursday at 7 pm

“Exactly 100! Treasures of Alki and George…”

Simos Gatsis Live

Saturday 10 June 9.30 pm

Exhibition of Workshops 2023

Friday 9 June – Sunday 2 July 2023

YORGOS NIKOLAIDIS & KATERINA SKOULI Live

Saturday 3 June after 9.30 pm

Fairy tale marathon 2023

Saturday 3 & Sunday 4 June 2023

Book presentation Nikos Vatopoulos

Sunday 28 May 2023 7 pm

"A child grows up in Athens: 1934-1944"

REBE QUARTET Live

Saturday 27 May, after 21.30

Malibu Live

Saturday 20 May 9.30 pm

Presentation of book by Titos Patrikios

Sunday 14 May 2023 7pm

"The road again"

Ioannis Nanopoulos Live

Saturday 13 May 9.30 pm

School Programmes

till December 2023

in the context of the “NOW WOMEN” project

Simos Gatsis Live

Saturday 6 May 9.30 pm

Presentation of the new book by Ioanna Karystiani

Wednesday 26 April 2023 7pm

"Fine Print"

Presentation of the latest book of Soti Triantafyllou

Sunday 23 April 2023 7 pm

"Listen to the lion"

Swing & Sing LIVE

Saturday 22 April 9.30pm

Easter workshops & day camp

Easter 2023

Evangelia Andritsanou

Saturday 8 April 2023 7pm

"Antigone – A daughter, a country"

Book presentation

health – diet – exercise

Make the difference! Every little change is a major breakthrough for your health!

in Fougaro’s workshops, libraries and gardens.

now women

FOUGARO ARTCENTER 2023

works from the FKPCOLLECTION

25 March 2023

24–26 March

for fearless children

EMILIA TSEKOURA

March - September 2023

homeland landscapes

FOUGARO BLUE2

Puppet theatre!

Summer 2023!

Pottery Workshop

every Wednesday 6 - 8 pm

with Polytimi Biliona

for teenagers and adults

Freehand Drawing & Graffiti

every second Thursday 7-8.30pm

with Emilia Tsekoura

for children 9+ and teenagers

Art Workshop

Sunday 11.30am – 13.00pm

with Yanna Karagianni

for children 6+

2022

Reading fairy tales and fables

Every Friday 7.30 - 8.00pm

Light CAN

December 2022 - January 2023

Light Art Installation

by Beforelight group

Rea Galanaki

Sunday 13 November 2022

"Emmanuel and Catherine"

Book presentation

Games of strategy and imagination

Every Sunday, 5.30 - 7.30 pm

mind games

for children 12+

Crochet

for children 8+

with Christina Tsekoura

every Friday 7.30-8.30pm

Comic

every first Saturday 5-7pm until 3 June 2023

with Orestis Ladenis

for kids 7+ y.o.

Creative Sewing

every Sunday 5-6.30 pm — for beginners every Saturday 5.30-7pm — advanced classes

with Nicoletta Rafailidi

Loom weaving

every Wednesday 6.30-8pm

with Nicoletta Rafailidi

weaving for children 8+

Creative Reading and Narration

every Sunday 5-7pm

with Despina Flevari

for children 8-12

Visual Arts

October 2022 - May 2023

with Kalliopi Stamatari

Painting-X

October 2022 - May 2023

with Aemilia Tsekoura

Reading Club

On the last Friday of every month, 6-8pm

with philologist Sonia Konstantinopoulou

Creative Workshop

every Saturday 11.30am - 13.00

with Dimitra Zisimatou

for children 4+

FOUGARO JAZZ FESTIVAL #10

16, 17, 18 September 2022-beforelight

3 days | 6 bands | 20 musicians

Educational Robotics

every Friday and Saturday

with Christina Tsekoura

Theatrical Play

every Saturday 5 - 6.30 pm

with Rita Zikidou

for children 4+

Vintage posters & photographs

16 September - 18 December 2022

from the FKP COLLECTION

Eleftheria Arvanitaki LIVE

Sunday 21 August 2022

"You Stay here"

Glykeria LIVE

Sunday 31 July 2022

Yannis Kotsiras LIVE

Sunday 10 July 2022

Lefteris Olympios

June - December 2022

3

Brigitte Hofherr

June 2022 - January 2023

"Endangered Portraits"

painting exhibition

Thodoris Gonis

Sunday 8 May 2022

"The crow's black dress"

Book presentation

2021

REDS

December 2021 – May 2022

CHINA #1

December 2021 – April 2022

traveling through old China

Theodoros & Laskarina EXCLUSIVE

August - October 2021

Painting by Stella Kapezanou

"Patriotic is the truth"

June - October 2021

Painting by D. Papachristos

2019

VON HOESSLE | MEHLER | SARRIGEORGIOU

November 2019 – April 2020

painting, sculpture & photography

FOUGARO JAZZ FESTIVAL #7

13 & 14 September 2019

2 days | 5 groups | 27 musicians

PYX LAX LIVE

Sunday 25 August 2019

Manolis Mitsias LIVE

Sunday 4 August 2019

Rena Morfi LIVE

Sunday 28 July 2019

Velesiotou & Yazdjian LIVE

Sunday 14 July 2019

Yannis Zouganelis LIVE

Sunday 23 June 2019

"Without a programme"

special guest: Dionysis Tsaknis

Stella Kapezanou

June - September 2019

just a few drops of pink Coppertone

CONVERSATIONS: AFRICA 1

March – May 2019

works from the FKPCOLLECTION

2018

JANICE HARRINGTON

Saturday 15 December 2018

Blues-Gospel-Jazz night!

"HOT LIGHT BOXES"

December 2018 - February 2019

exhibition by Kosmas Lilikakis

TSEKLENIS

October - December 2018

The Fashion Years

FOUGARO JAZZ FESTIVAL #6

21 - 23 September 2018

3 days | 7 groups | 21 musicians

Foivos Delivorias LIVE!

Sunday 19 August 2018

Panos Katsimichas - Vassilis Kazoulis LIVE!

Sunday 5 August 2018

Dimitris Bassis LIVE!

Friday 13 July 2018

Lavrentis Machairitsas LIVE at FOUGARO!

Sunday 1 July 2018

Alexandros Manganiotis

March - May 2018

"Alphabet"

2017

Presentation of the new book by Christos Homenidis: Young white deer

Sunday 15 October 2017

Manolis Charos

October – December 2017

Painting 2011–2017

Christophoros Katsadiotis

October - January 2018

Poetic Incidents

Printmaking

FOUGARO JAZZ FESTIVAL #5

1 September 2017 – 3 September 2017

ELENI TSALIGOPOULOU & Boğaz Musique LIVE!

Saturday 6 August 2017

Antonis Staveris

June – September 2017

Painting

Vassilis Vassilikos at FOUGARO

Friday 21 April 2017

as the legendary book Z

is republished!

Presentation of the new book by Manos Eleftheriou — Campaign Pharmacy

Wednesday 22 March 2017

2016

Book Presentation: Dimitri Nanopoulos, On the third rock from the Sun

Saturday 17 December 2016

1st National Book Presentation at Fougaro of Victoria Hislop's Cartes Postales from Greece

Saturday 5 November 2016

FOUGARO JAZZ FESTIVAL #4

FOUGAROCK FESTIVAL #2

Friday 19 June 2016 – Sunday 19 June 2016

PANTA RHEI

June - October 2016

Maro Douka

Sunday 8 May 2016

"Nothing is given to you"

Book presentation

3 PAPACONSTANTINOU

April – May 2016

THEODORE, LITSA, LEDA

Alki Zei at FOUGARO!

Sunday 20 March 2016

Chalkida Art Workshop – 35 years

2015

PAUL LAMB at FOUGARO!

Saturday 12 December 2015

FOUGARO JAZZ FESTIVAL #3

Saturday 3 October 2015 – Sunday 4 October 2015

4 ensembles, from Swing to contemporary Jazz!

FOUGAROCK FESTIVAL #1

12 June 2015 – 13 June 2015

Pop up #1

May - August 2015

Contemporary Art Exhibition

from the FKPCOLLECTION

2014

Little birds of hope

FOUGARO JAZZ FESTIVAL #2

26, 27 & 28 September 2014

9 ensembles – 39 top musicians

in a top-quality programme from traditional jazz to its latest forms

Brides: Tradition and fashion in Greece

September 2014 - November 2014

MARK HADJIPATERAS

June – August 2015

2013

FOUGARO JAZZ FESTIVAL #1

Friday 11 October 2013 – Saturday 12 October 2013

Imam Baildi are coming to Fougaro!

Thursday 1 August 2013

Greece reads Poetry

Saturday 25 May 2013

Guitarists at Fougaro

Thursday 23 May 2013

Yannis Makridakis presents two books

Friday 19 April 2013

Sandro Penna

Saturday 26 January 2013

The dusty cyclist

Presentation of translated poetry by Errikos Sophras

2012

Fougaro makes a dynamic start with TYPANA!

Wednesday 27 June 2012

Music Stand: "Another Frida"

Thursday 26 June 2012