What comes to mind when you think of Greece?

In the news, Greece is a bankrupt nation, full of angry rioters and disappointment.

It’s so easy to forget that Greece is a country with a long history of culture, that gave us philosophy, central heating and bathrooms, but luckily Katara has decided to remind us and is hosting a Greek Day on Friday 20th and Saturday 21st of April.

One of the most important clarinetists of the 21st century, Dionysis Grammenos shot to fame after being the first player of a wind instrument to win the Eurovision Young Musicians International Competition four years ago. He will be performing alongside Doha String Quartet and Sonja Park, a pianist on Friday 20th April at 7:30 pm at the Drama Theatre, Building 16, Katara. Tickets are available here.

London based Greek band Plastikes Karekles (Plastic Chairs) play music inspired by Greek Rebetiko of the 1920s up to modern day tunes. The band will be performing on Saturday 21st April at 1:30 pm at the Drama Theatre, Building 16, Katara. Tickets are available here.