EnjoyThessaloniki.com & American College of Thessaloniki join forces for one more season! Weekend destinations is one of the projects to come… Enjoy this week’s Weekend destinations!
1. STEFANOS TSIVOPOULOS : HISTORY ZERO (October 3, – January 10, 2014 @ CACT (Warehouse B1, port of Thessaloniki)
This weekend, come indulge your artistic side through Stephen Tsivopoulos’s art exhibition “History Zero”. This specially commissioned exhibit covers the stories of three individuals as they question the necessity and value of material wealth. Through the use of breathtaking photography and accompanying text, Tsivopoulos takes the audience on a poetic and deeply thought out emotional rollercoaster. The exhibit will be open for only one week and can be found at the Thessaloniki Contemporary Art Center
2. Parov Stelar Concert, Helexpo Venue, Saturday October 4, doors open 19:00
Embrace the Thessaloniki nightlife and enjoy the music of DJ Parov. Parov is credited with three Amadeus Austrian music awards in 2013, and an additional award in 2014. A brilliant musical fusion of jazz, house, electro, and breakbeat, this up and coming artist is sure to give you a taste of the city and its inhabitants. Thessaloniki is considered by many the youth capital of Europe, come and see why!
3. Museum of Byzantine Culture (Leoforos Stratou 2, Thessaloniki 546 21)
Add a little knowledge and culture into your day. Come to the Museum of Byzantine culture and learn about some of the past culture from the city. The museum features 3 permanent exhibits. The first looks at the design and decoration of early christian churches, while the second presents aspects of the economic and domestic life of early christians. The final exhibit examines the cemeteries of early christians. So if the rich history of Thessaloniki has ever interested you, why not start here?
Chris Louie & Michael Chisholm