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Art events and exhibitions in the Mani

Art

Artists and photographers

Stephen Antonakos

 

Ioannis Antoniadis

 

Herbert Breiter

 

Pavlos Dionysopoulos

 

Stephan Holger-Hager

 

Andreas Karelias

 

Anni Kostopoulou

 

June Russell

 

Mariam Tsakirian

 

Theodoros Zafiropoulos

 

Events and exhibitions

Kardamili International Art Exhibition

 

An extended community of talented and emerging artists live and work in the Mani, and every year Kardamili hosts the Kardamili International Art Exhibition, an event that showcases some of the year's best installations and paintings, giving artists the opportunity to share their efforts and market their work.

 

Further information: Tourism Bureau

 

Cinema

Cinematographers

Kostas Gavras

 

Gregory Markopoulos

 

George I. Venizeleas

 

Events and exhibitions

Kalamata International Documentary Film Festival

 

Cinema aficionados can get a sampling of the excellent independently-produced films that are each autumn shown at the Kalamata International Documentary Film Festival.

 

Further information: Kalamata Municipal Cultural Centre

 

Dance

Dancers

Nana Wolf

 

Events and exhibitions

Kalamata International Dance Festival

 

Every summer, the city of Kalamata becomes the focus of the art of dance through its internationally-acclaimed International Dance Festival.

 

Further information: www.kalamatadancefestival.gr

 

Literature

Authors and writers

John Chapman

 

Bruce Chatwin

 

Mat Dean

 

Sir Patrick Leigh Fermor

 

Nikos Kazantzakis

 

Elisabeth Kiriakoulakou

 

Maria Polanou-Mihopoulou

 

Sir Steven Runciman

 

Events and exhibitions

Book discussion, poetry reading, etc.

 

Further information: Parea sti Mani (Together in Mani)

 
   
Recommended literature  

The Mani – Bob Barrow

 

The Flame of Freedom – David Brewer

 

A Concise History of Greece – Richard Clogg

 

Walking in the Mani – Mat Dean

 

Mani – Sir Patrick Leigh Fermor

 

Deep into the Mani – Peter Greenhaugh

 

Fleeting Love – Elisabeth Kiriakoulakou

 

Mistra – Sir Steven Runciman

 


Music

Artists and musicians

Burgi Bläuel

 

Ilias Katsikeas

 

Events and exhibitions

Mani Music Festival

 

A new yearly event, which often features classical musicians from Vienna. Hosted at the prestigious Sonnenhaus, in the village of Pirgos.

 

Further information: Sonnenhaus

 
   

Summer Expressions at the Mani Theatre

 

The new Mani Theatre, near the lovely village of Platsa, puts on a variety of musical and theatrical productions (in Greek and English) during the summer.

 

Further information: Kostas Kazakos (+30) 694 502 1783

 
   
Recommended music  

IFPI Charts – Top 50 Greek albums and singles

 

Theatre

Actors and producers

Kostas Kazakos

 

Events and exhibitions

Summer Expressions at the Mani Theatre

 

The new Mani Theatre, near the lovely village of Platsa, puts on a variety of musical and theatrical productions (in Greek and English) during the summer.

 

Further information: Kostas Kazakos (+30) 694 502 1783