Costa Navarino welcomes athletes from around the world to Greece’s first ever IRONMAN 70.3 triathlon and to experience the renowned Messinian hospitality, or ‘filoxenia’ in Greek – a word that’s origins stem from Homer’s Odyssey.
Costa Navarino, IAGTO’s European Golf Destination 2017, organizes the 3rd edition of the international golf tournament “Messinia Pro-Am”, under the auspices of the PGAs of Europe, the PGA of Greece and the Hellenic Golf Federation. With a prize fund of €30,000, 30 top professional golfers and 90 amateurs among which celebrities from all over the word, will be playing on the destination’s two multi-awarded golf courses under the sunny Messinian sky and enjoy a rich program of experiential events.
The international golf tournament Costa Navarino Eagles Presidents Golf Cup organized by EAGLES Charity Golf Club will take place at Costa Navarino for the fourth time. Last year’s event raised the amount of 700,000EUR for charitable organizations.
12-14 OCTOBER 2018
The award-winning Navarino Challenge will enter its 6th year with a vast array of sports activities among which a half marathon at Voidokilia beach, swim in the picturesque Bay of Navarino, aqua aerobic, pilates, basketball, biking, climbing, taekwondo, tennis, baby swimming and many more. Led by the Greek-American ultra-marathon runner Dean Karnazes and joined by Olympic medalists and prominent athletes, the non-competitive event aims to raise awareness about the benefits of healthy living, exercise and the Mediterranean diet as well as the issue of childhood obesity.
The New York Times will return to Costa Navarino for their 4th discussion forum on Democracy, in the framework of the Athens Democracy Forum. This year the topic will revolve around books, in connection to Athens being named UNESCO World Book Capital 2018. Internationally acclaimed speakers, authors, key opinion leaders and influencers will gather to discuss the relationship of democracy and books in the idyllic setting of Costa Navarino. In addition to the discussion, attendees will have the chance to participate in authentic cultural experiences.
Kalamata Dance Festival – Performance @ Costa Navarino
22 JULY 2018
Costa Navarino will be host to “Noos” on 22 July 2018 – a performance by Justine Berthillot and Frédéri Vernier. The two acrobats share a strong educational background in gymnastics, acrobatics and circus performance. Their performance Noos (2011) with which they tour the world, reflects their study on the relation with the Other.
Kalamata International Dance Festival is supported by Captain Vassilis and Karmen Constantakopoulos Foundation.
13th Aegean Airlines Pro-Am
6-10 JUNE 2018
The Aegean Airlines Pro-Am will return for its 13th edition at Costa Navarino with 60 PGA Professionals competing for a prize fund of €70,000. The hugely popular event is known around the world for its quality both on and off the golf course, with participants enjoying entertainment at the various après-golf events throughout the tournament week, along with unforgettable golfing moments at the destination’s signature golf courses, The Dunes Course and The Bay Course.
For the third consecutive year, the Benaki Museum, Costa Navarino and Athens International Airport, join forces in a unique cultural project. They present an innovative exhibition of book illustrations by Nikos Hadjikyriakos-Ghika, one of the greatest Greek artists of the 20th century. Though best known as a painter, Hadjikyriakos-Ghika began to work regularly as a text illustrator in the 1930s. Some of his best-known illustrations appeared in the works of Cavafy, Elytis and Kazantzakis, among others. The exhibition takes place in two parallel venues, Costa Navarino and Athens International Airport, from end May till November.
Costa Navarino, IAGTO’s European Golf Destination 2017, organizes the 2nd edition of the international golf tournament “Messinia Pro-Am”, under the auspices of the PGAs of Europe, the PGA of Greece, the Hellenic Golf Federation and the Hellenic Olympic Academy. With a prize fund of €50,000, 50 top professional golfers and 150 amateurs and celebrities from all over the word will be playing on the destination’s two multi-awarded golf courses under the sunny Messinian sky and enjoy a rich program of experiential events.
Cultural Weekend: Under the Spell of Greek Costume
ORGANIZED BY THE BENAKI MUSEUM, ATHENS INTENATIONAL AIRPORT AND COSTA NAVARINO, 20-22 OCTOBER 2017
Be part of an inspiring journey into a world where tradition meets fashion, at the exhibition “Under the spell of Greek costume: Contemporary creations animate the Benaki Museum collections”, guided by designers and artists including Sophia Kokosalaki, Zeus+Dione and Blind Adam,with exhibits also from The Victoria G. Karelias Collection of Greek Traditional Costumes.
当代创作赋予着贝纳基博物（Benaki Museum）馆藏品生机。在接下来的一年，三个充满生机活力的组织：贝纳基博物馆，纳瓦里诺海岸酒店和雅典国际机场，联合加入了一项独一无二的文化展览项目。利用希腊服饰的历史展示，来自时尚和艺术世界的杰出的希腊和外国当代创作者，包括让·保罗·戈蒂耶（Jean Paul Gaultier），展示了受希腊传统服饰影响的作品，赞赏并宣传了“希腊式”在时尚和美学上的无限影响。新的艺术作品同时在两个地点进行展出，分别是雅典国际机场和纳瓦里诺海岸酒店。
Messinia ProAm, 21-24 Feb. 2017
The Messinia Pro-Am marked its first year of full success and was completed with unique performances on 21-24 February! The golf tournament attracted 27 teams consisting of 27 top professionals and 81 amateur golfers from 14 countries, who experienced the signature golf courses under the sunny sky, the Messinian hospitality, as well as many surprises! Federico Elli (PGA Italy) was the 1st Messinia Pro-Am professional champion while the 1st place team was the professional Stuart Boyle and amateurs Haris Papadopoulos, Georgios Kyvernitis and Daniele Bovio. Stay tuned for the announcement of the 2nd Messinia Pro-Am 2018!
Gastronomy seminars from the Captain Vassilis Foundation
The Captain Vassilis Foundation successfully completed the 4th series of Gastronomy seminars, aimed at familiarizing culinary professionals with Messinia’s authentic cuisine and local products. Acclaimed chefs shared their expertise and passion for the region’s rich gastronomic heritage from 10 to 12 May 2016.
纳瓦尼诺海岸酒店有幸款待了来自世界不同地域且在宇宙机缘论领域极其杰出的3位诺贝尔奖获得者和3位国际顶尖科学家，以帮助科学更接近新观众，让年轻人有机会与今天的智者互动。这三位诺贝尔奖得主分别为 James Cronin，1980年诺贝尔奖；David Gross，2004年诺贝尔奖；George F. Smoot，2006年诺贝尔奖；Alexei Starobinski，2014Kavli奖。此外，还邀请了George Efstathiou，Sir Robert Penrose，Alexei Starobinski，Gabriele Veneziano和Stamatis Krimigis先生。Stamatis Krimigis先生为组委会主席，为最近的火星探索做出了巨大贡献。