- The Syros International Film Festival (SIFF) returns to the capital of the Cyclades for its ninth edition with a new program of events exploring the theme of “Off Season.”
- On June 21, Simon Fraser University (SFU) in British Columbia conferred an honorary degree on Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) Co-President Andreas Dracopoulos. Other June honorary degree recipients include actor Michal J. Fox and “Father of Wi-Fi” Victor Hayes.
- The Association of Social Responsibility for Children and Youth (SKEP), a Greek nonprofit that seeks to promote social integration and equal opportunity for people with disabilities, will take part in the 14th session of the UN Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
- Following a temporary pause due to the pandemic, a traveling exhibition featuring works by visual artists with disabilities and handwritten texts by writers is making its way to Sparta.
03 JUNE 2021Envisioning a New Paradigm for Supporting Artists in Partnership with the Mellon FoundationCreatives Rebuild New York (CRNY), a major new three-year initiative announced by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in partnership with the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) and the Ford Foundation, will offer artists in New York State stable income and fulltime employment opportunities.
- Since the Dancing Fountains at the SNFCC Canal debuted with spectacular choreographed water shows during the 2019 SNF Nostos summer celebration, they have captivated visitors of all ages.
- Children’s Surgical Hospital, a new facility in Entebbe, Uganda, created through the efforts of Italian nonprofit EMERGENCY, began serving patients in April 2021. The first patients, Ramadhan, Topista, Justine, Katongole, Matovu, and Jordan, are between 3 and 11 years old and received treatment for a range of medical conditions.