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24 MAY 2018
The Intercultural Choir of the Greek National Opera at Athens International Airport!
Athens International Airport welcomes once again, for the fourth year in a row, in the framework of “Fly me to the Moon” programme, the
Intercultural Choir of the Greek National Opera (GNO)
, with a concert that will take airport visitors and passengers on a multicultural "journey", on
Saturday, May 26th
The Choir will present at the airport a repertoire of
countries of origin
of some of the choir’s members, such as Apuse (Papua), Mbube (South Africa), Tuman Yarom (Ukraine), Yağmur yağar taş üstüne (Turkey), Lamma bada yatathanna (Arab-Andalus), Nepi Jano, nepi vodu (Slovakia), Malaika (Tanzania).
The GNO’s Intercultural Choir was founded in 2016 as an initiative of the
GNO Alternative Stage
Learning & Participation department
. Its members, who are permanent or temporary residents of Athens, are from different countries of origin, such as Ukraine, Cameroon, Slovakia, Tanzania, New Guinea, Syria, UK, USA, Greece, Iran, Kenya, Iraq, and more.
During the previous as well as the current artistic season, the Intercultural Choir realises workshops in refugee camps, other community centres and immigrants’ residencies. At the same time open concerts were organized at Kypseli and Omonoia square.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation
is the great donor of this activity. The weekly transportation of the choir’s members is covered by the kind donation of the Friends and Patrons of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre.
Manousos Klapakis, percussion
Achilleas Tigas, ney
Dimos Vougioukas, accordion
The choir is conducted by
Saturday, 26 May, 2018
Departure's Level - Entrance 3 - All Users Area
Time: 11:00 – 12:00
tel: 0030 210 6430683
Press Office Athens International Airport
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is a joint cooperation between Athens International Airport and elculture cultural platform, and it has been taking place for five consecutive years. For more information, please visit
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