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Patras Art Festival - PAF was first founded in 2021, under the artistic director Eirini Apostolatou. PAF is a multidisciplinary festival of arts that is centered around contemporary dance, but also includes parallel thematic activities and art forms. PAF is the place of expression, creation and a bridge that unites the artistic influences of Greece and abroad in the field of performing and visual arts. It is the Festival that connects and acquaints the audience with the art of dance and the experience of the body in motion, while also providing a platform for artistic expression across a variety of disciplines. PAF promotes universal accessibility to culture, by making its events and activities available to all members of society. It is the place where people from all walks of life can come together to experience artistic creation, action and production from various artists and art forms. PAF fosters a spirit of cross-cultural dialogue and exchange, by bringing artists and audiences together from different nations, social groups, and age ranges. It is the festival that celebrates the power of art to bring people together and to inspire positive social change.


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