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The Sheltering Sky at AIA

Athens

Mon Jan 11th 2016 to Fri Apr 1st 2016
Athens, Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos”, Art and Culture exhibition area (Arrivals Level)
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Travellers and visitors of Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos have the opportunity to admire the exceptional work of Greek jewellery designers at the new exhibition entitled “The Sheltering Sky”. The exhibition will last from January 11, 2016 to March 31, 2016. The new exhibition, organised in collaboration with the platform “A JEWEL MADE IN GREECE”, presents an impressive mosaic of Hellenic civilisation and modern art through the creations of 33 Greek jewellery designers and known brands. Moreover, on the occasion of the 150-year anniversary from the foundation of the National Archaeological Museum, a short film ‘guides’ the exhibition's visitors to the halls of the National Archaeological Museum, revealing the panorama of the ancient Greek art of jewellery and the treasures of the historic, monumental Athenian building, with the actress and High Priestess at the lightning ceremony of the Olympic Flame, Katerina Didaskalou, in the leading role. Visitors also have the opportunity to vote for their favourite jewel, through a special voting that is carried out digitally and through a ballot box, placed in the exhibition area. The most popular jewel will be pronounced “The Jewel Made in Greece” in an award ceremony that will be held at Athens International Airport. Participating designers are: Myrto Anastasopoulou, Sarina Beza, Dolly Boucoyannis, Joanna Cave, Margarita Chrissaki, Eleni Daskalaki, Marilina Deligiannopoulou, Haniotis Jewellery, Katerina Ioannidis, Alexandra Itouna, Elena Kapompasopoulou, Maria Kaprili, Τina Karageorgi, Voula Karampatzaki, Panos Kardasis, Mara Kartali, Apostolos Kleitsiotis, Vally Kontidis, Maria Kontogiorgaki, Κaterina Kouloubourou, Ileana Makri, Eleni Orfanou, Labros Papageorgiou & Semeli Androulidaki, Chryssanthi Papaxenou, Daphne Papathanasopoulou, Michael Pelamidis, Amalia Petsali, Marilou Prokopiou, Mary Samoli, Polina Sapouna, Christina Soubli, Marios Voutsinas, Maya Zoulovits. For more info: www.aia.gr, www.ajewelmadeingreece.gr

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