Stavros Niarchos Foundation

Diaspora Scholars Invited to Apply for Fellowships in Greek Universities

Foreign-based Greek scholars are invited to apply for the Greek Diaspora Fellowship Program (GDFP) run by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) in collaboration with the Institute of International Education (IIE) and the Fulbright Foundation in Greece. The GDFP is a...

Beautiful Ghost Town in Greece to Get New Life (video)

The story of the people of Vamvakou, a village in the Lakonia region in the Peloponnese, is truly fascinating by any measure. But the story of the village's revival may be an even greater one, as local people are...

Rita Wilson to Perform Concert in Greece in Summer of 2019

Rita Wilson will be returning to Greece in June to perform live at the Summer Nostos Festival, which will be held at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in Athens. Every summer, Wilson and husband Tom Hanks usually return to...

Greek National Opera Receives 20 Million Euro Grant from Niarchos Foundation

  The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) announced that it will grant 20 million euros to the Greek National Opera (GNO) this past week. The Opera organization recently moved into its new space at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in Athens. The...

Athenians Get Into the Christmas Spirit

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC), south of Athens, was transformed into a glittering Christmas destination for both children and adults over the weekend. About fifteen thousand visitors of all ages watched the SNFCC's "Christmas World" come alive at...

Stavros Niarchos: The Greek Shipping Tycoon and His Enduring Legacy

Stavros Niarchos, 3 July 1909 – 16 April 1996, was a self-made businessman of immense wealth with an exceptional ability to make money. After his death, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation has become a leader of philanthropic donations in the areas...

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Reboots the Greek Language in British Columbia

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Centre for Hellenic Studies at Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, British Columbia, has just welcomed their first group of interns for their program Rebooting the Greek Language. The Foundation has donated a CA$2million grant to Simon...

Foundation Funds Major Boost to Greek Health Service

Greece's health sector could see an injection of over €200 million ($245 million) after a deal signed on Wednesday between the government and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation. Wednesday's memorandum of understanding will see the foundation fund four major infrastructure interventions across...

Greek National Library Moves to Stavros Niarchos Cultural Center

After three long years of preparations, the hundreds of thousands of books and other items in the Greek National Library's collections, are making the journey to their new, ultra-modern home. The Library will soon be housed in it's new premises...

Daniel Day-Lewis to Attend Athens Premiere of Final Film

Three-time Oscar-winning actor Daniel Day-Lewis will be in Athens for the premiere of his new film Phantom Thread on Feb. 1, at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center. This is not the first time the popular actor is visiting Athens...