On June 23 and 24, SNF Nostos Health brought together health experts, ethicists, architects, artists, civil society leaders, scientists, musicians, and—critically—young people to frame the problems we collectively face in health and scout paths toward solutions. This 2022 iteration of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation’s (SNF) continually evolving annual summer gathering featured open discussion across disciplines and borders, transformative announcements related to SNF’s grantmaking, and the chance to come together for electrifying concerts, an inspiring run, and an inclusive basketball game at the opera to get energized for the work ahead. All told, a global audience of some 30,000 people joined us at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) in Athens for SNF Nostos Health, in addition to those who watched online.
Aria could not be absent from this summer festival. We were there… at the center of the Agora with the utmost summer mood! With an urban street food station and a full bar with summer cocktails that filled the air with color, taste and smiles! We served Passion Margarita, Paloma, Cosmopolitan, Mojito. We paired them with burgers, hot dogs & nachos, passing on the summer spirit to everyone! The SNF Nostos was the ultimate summer, three day rendezvous in the South Athenian suburbs. We shared smiles, we saw friends, we made new friends, we had fun, we danced and we gave a promise: we will be there next year from June 21st to June 23rd!
Τhe next iteration of SNF Nostos will focus on a key issue of our time: mental health.
Photography: Αrgyro Papadoulaki