Thessaloniki was rightfully given the title European Youth Capital for 2014 as it is world renowned for the organization of major cultural events and festivals all year round attracting visitors from all corners of the world.
Continuing its cultural course, this year, Thessaloniki will be hosting the 1st International Contemporary Art Fair at the Exhibition and Congress Centre of TIF HELEXPO– celebrating 80 years of operation– from October 29 to November 1, 2015. The Thessaloniki Contemporary Art Fair is organized by the National Agency for The HELEXPO S.A. together with the Artistic Director, P. Tsatsis, who began this initiative.
This Art Fair is not only an annual event of commercial, cultural and educational interest, but also the ultimate meeting point for galleries and art buyers aiming to promote the artworks, communication, innovation and differences between civilizations through art and culture.
The Thessaloniki International Contemporary Art Fair will be showcasing works of contemporary and emerging art of all media including painting, sculpture, photography, video and other forms of art. Bringing the world of art under one roof, the fair will be glad to host works from Albania, Cyprus, Germany, Holland, India, Israel, Italy, Kazakhstan, Romania, Turkey, United Kingdom and of course Greece.
Art Thessaloniki is an art fair investing in the strategically important geographic location of Thessaloniki, its multicultural identity and its 2,300 years of history, aiming to become one of the most famous artistic events all over Greece and Southeast Europe.
Young artists, cultural organizations, museums, institutions, art publications as well as galleries from Greece and abroad are ready to embrace every kind of artistic expression while attending a rich program of exhibitions, cultural events, iconographies, lectures and workshops.
Thessaloniki invites you to indulge in a world of art and culture while staying at The Excelsior, the ultimate 5 star boutique hotel in Thessaloniki brilliantly set right in the heart of the town, and welcome the fall with one of the most spectacular cultural events the city has ever known.
Be part of the 1st Thessaloniki International Contemporary Art Fair and prepare to be seduced in a multicultural journey to Thessaloniki’s roots of artistic splendor.
Check full schedule of events at: www.art-thessaloniki.gr
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