Onassis Cultural Centre

DIY Instrument Making & Hacking at the Onassis Cultural Centre

How can an electronic system be used as an interface of experimental enquiry? Can you create an expressive interface for playing electronic music? What...

The Body Politics dance festival at the OCC

Six artists from different corners of the planet highlight with their work the body as a field of research, as well as a tool...

“Tuned City”: Ancient Messene is transformed into an endless soundspace

Tuned City is an international platform that explores the relationship between sound and space in the urban environment. It presents artistic work and theoretical...

Dimitris Papaioannou is the first choreographer to create for Pina Bausch’s Tanztheater Wuppertal

The precision and the visual, pictorial and magic strength of Dimitris Papaioannou's work meet the extreme virtuosity of Pina Bausch’s legendary dance company Tanztheater...

First recipients of Antetokounmpo scholarship announced

Following Giannis and Thanassis Antetokounmpo’s June 2017 visit to the Onassis Cultural Centre, the Onassis Foundation responded to their recounting of a difficult childhood...

Aris Mpiniaris directs Euripides’ Bacchae at the Onassis Cultural Centre

The clash of King Pentheus and Dionysus in Euripides’ extraordinary Bacchae takes the Onassis Cultural Centre’s stage in a new performance directed by Aris...

Students from Crete and Athens dancing together at the Onassis Cultural Centre

This March, at the Onassis Cultural Centre, a contemporary dance performance by students of 10 junior high and high schools in Athens and Chania,...

“Dans les Arbres” bring their improv sound to Athens

“Dans les Arbres” is French for “Through the Trees”. It is fitting that a group focused on stressing the fine pathways from sound to...

Educational programmes for children and adults at the Onassis Cultural Centre

During February and the following months, the Onassis Cultural Centre (OCC) will be hosting a series of educational events for participants of many ages,...

The world premiere of Akram Khan’s XENOS at the Onassis Cultural Centre

During WWI, over 4 million men of color were mobilized by the European and American armies. Around 1.5 million of them were from India,...