Cultural Events

A number of cultural events sponsored by the University, the Mayor of Patras or other agencies take place throughout the year at the University grounds or in the city of Patras.

Events at the University

  • Concerts and theatre performances organised in collabor-ation with the Topalis Foundation
  • Symposia
  • Lectures on cultural matters
  • Art exhibitions

Events sponsored by the Municipality of Patras

  • The International Festival of Patras

(Only during the Summer months. Information can be obtained from the main offices: Gounari and Othonos Amalias.
Tel.: 332 578, 336 390)

  • The Carnival of Patras

Events at the Municipal Art Gallery

  • Lectures on literature and art
  • Art exhibitions, photography exhibits, etc.

Theatre "Apollon"
King George's Square
Tel.: 273 613
The neo-classical building "Apollon" in the centre of Patras houses a variety of events during Autumn, Winter and Spring:

  • Concerts: Full orchestra concerts, chamber music, solo performances, choirs etc.
  • Theatre: Performances by the "Municipal Theatre Co. of Patras"
  • Dances: During the Carnival period

The "Agora" Theatre
149 Karaiskaki St., Tel.: 271-071

  • Performances by the "Theatre and Art Co."
  • Lectures
  • Films and various cultural events

Museum of Folk Art
at the Skayiopoulion garden

  • Concerts
  • Lectures
  • Exhibits