- 28 June 2017 / The successful completion of Summer Nostos Festival 2017 was celebrated with music, dance and a spectacular fireworks show, and by renewing its promise for next year!
More than 140,000 visitors, 413 Greek and international artists, 4,500 runners, more than 75 unique events, 5 stages and multiple play areas were brought together at Summer Nostos Festival (SNFestival), between June 18-25, the summer’s great celebration with free admission for all, organized by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) in Athens, Greece.
- 28 June 2017 / Opening of “Once Upon A Place” Installation in Times Square
On Tuesday, June 27th, the art installation “Once Upon A Place” by Aman Mojadidi opened in Times Square in New York City, with lead support provided by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation.
- 24 June 2017 / 2017 SNF RUN: Running into the Future
On Friday, June 23rd, 2017, when the Olympic Day was also celebrated worldwide as the Olympic Day, the evening race SNF RUN: Running into the Future took place for the third consecutive year, with more than 4, 500 participations.
- 24 June 2017 / The SNF is awarded by the Hellenic Society of Radiation Oncologists for its contribution to support cancer treatment in Greece
On Saturday, June 24th, the SNF was awarded by the Hellenic Society of Radiation Oncologists for its contribution to support cancer treatment in Greece.
- 23 June 2017 / Johns Hopkins Launches Interdisciplinary Effort to Reexamine and Improve Civic Engagement in the 21st Century
The Stavros Niarchos Foundation has committed $150 million to a joint effort with Johns Hopkins University to forge new ways to address the deterioration of civic engagement worldwide and facilitate the restoration of open and inclusive discourse that is the cornerstone of healthy democracies.
- 23 June 2017 / The FC Barcelona Foundation and the SNF Collaborate on Educational Sports Programs to Help Refugee Children
The FC Barcelona Foundation and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation are collaborating for the implementation of FC Barcelona Foundation’s FutbolNet methodology programs with the aim of helping refugee children and teenagers by preventing and solving conflicts and encouraging social inclusion and integration in hosting communities.
- 22 June 2017 / SNF RUN: Running into the Future – Update for the Implementation of Traffic Arrangements by the Attica Traffic Police
On Friday, June 23rd, 2017, the evening race titled SNF RUN: Running into the Future will take place for the third consecutive year, as part of the events comprising the Summer Nostos Festival (www.SNFestival.org) and, like every year, the occasion will coincide with the celebration of the Olympic Day.
- 21 June 2017 / The traffic study for the surrounding area of the SNFCC has been completed
From the very first day of its operation, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) has been a constant pole of attraction for visitors. Since August 2016, to date, more than one million people have visited the SNFCC and its facilities: the Stavros Niarchos Park, the new facilities of the Greek National Opera and the National Library of Greece, or have attended the hundreds of events organized in its premises.
- 20 June 2017 / Live Streaming of the 6th International SNF Conference on Philanthropy
Watch live from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) this year’s SNF Conference exploring the theme “Creativity, Imagination and the Importance of Reactivating Public and Ethical Spaces in a Highly Polarized Society”, which takes place from Wednesday June 21st to Friday June 23rd, 2017.