Places of culture and activity in Aigialeia
The Municipality of Aigialeia has remarkable sites that host cultural activities that contribute decisively to cultural and social life. Conferences, seminars, lectures, creative work programs, lessons are being held in these places, but musical and theatrical performances are also presented by well-known artists and by local cultural associations.
During the summer months, many activities take place in open-air theaters, such as the George Pappas open theater, beaches and scenic squares of the villages of Aigialeia.
The Municipal Art Gallery of Akrata is the only Art Gallery of the Municipality of Aegialia and the spiritual “offspring” and life-time project of Zoe Psarrou. A woman devoted to the highest form of expression, painting, to Art and to her hometown. In her effort to create a cultural hub, Zoe Psarrou not only donated 55 artworks by great Greek artists from her personal collection, but also inspired fellow citizens to make similar gestures, donating many paintings by old and more recent artists... more
Overlooking the Corinthian Gulf, in the courtyard of the cultural center of Aigio (or the old hospital), this open-air theater, with a capacity of 1000 seats, hosts theater performances, concerts and other cultural events in summer mostly for the citizens... more
In the area of Myrtia, under Panagia Trypiti, there is the modern conference area "Polykentro" which hosts conferences, workshops, exhibitions, related events, as well as theatrical or musical performances. It has 310 seats, while the small but nicely designed garden of ... more
Also known as the Old Hospital, it is the cultural center of Aigio and it hosts all kinds of cultural and spiritual events, speeches, assemblies, workshops, concerts, exhibitions throughout the year. It has a multipurpose room with a capacity of 200 people in the square ... more
The Philharmonic Orchestra of Aigio is one of the oldest orchestras of Greece and during its years of operation it has brought up many musicians, continuing its work right up until today. It was found by the decision of the mayor of Aigio, Spyros Panagiotopoulos, in 1892, while its first leading musician was the Italian Odesseo Mattiotsi... more
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