Dance Festival of Kalamata Adapts to Needs of the Coronavirus Era

ATHENS — The international Dance Festival of Kalamata has changed, for the first time, its appointment with the audience from July to August 21-30 due to the conditions created by the pandemic. The festival that will be held only outdoors, is keeping all its characteristics.

The 21 Greek and foreign productions will be presented at Kalamata Castle Amphitheatre, at the city's main square and at another venue that that will be announced shortly.

The main priority is a safe festival for the people and for those working for it, artists and non-artists.

Regarding the festival, 11 foreign groups, of which seven are performing for the first time in Greece, 10 Greek group and masters of dancing , dance performances that combine different kind of dances from modern to hip-hop to acrobatics and flamenco will turn Kalamata into an international reference point for modern dance in the last 10 days of August.

The foreign groups come from Belgium, Spain, France, The Czech Republic, Israel, Germany and Slovakia.


BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Louis Vuitton unveiled its latest fashion designs at Barcelona’s Park Güell on Thursday, providing the clothes with drama to finally match Antoni Gaudí’s architectural masterpiece.

Top Stories


A pregnant woman was driving in the HOV lane near Dallas.

General News

NEW YORK – Meropi Kyriacou, the new Principal of The Cathedral School in Manhattan, was honored as The National Herald’s Educator of the Year.


2 Germans, a Spaniard and a Senegalese Killed in Building Collapse in Spain’s Mallorca Island

MADRID (AP) — Spain's National Police on Friday gave details on four people killed when a building housing a bar and restaurant club collapsed on the island of Mallorca.

SPRINGFIELD, Ill.  — The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum is once again under the spotlight after a manager failed to consult a collections committee before purchasing a 21-star flag whose description as a rare banner marking Illinois' 1818 admission to the Union is disputed.

BABYLON, NY – Babylon AHEPA Chapter 416 awarded two very well-qualified students Yanni Saridakis and Maria Avlonitis with $1,000 scholarships on May 19.

THRU JUNE 4 NEW YORK – The third iteration of the Carte Blanche project featuring Maria Antelman with the work ‘The Seer (Deep)’ opened on April 19 and runs through June 4, Monday-Friday 9 AM-2:30 PM, at the Consulate General of Greece in New York, 69 East 79th Street in Manhattan.

ATHENS – An Archieratical Divine Liturgy and a memorial service honoring the 50th dark anniversary of the Turkish invasion of Cyprus at the Metropolis – the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Athens – marked the beginning of the 4th Archon International Conference on Religious Freedom of the Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate on Sunday, May 26.

Enter your email address to subscribe

Provide your email address to subscribe. For e.g. [email protected]

You may unsubscribe at any time using the link in our newsletter.