The Asclepeion of Kos as well as the island of Kos, the birthplace of Hippocrates is a place of ecumenical symbolism, concerning medicine, ethics and science. Kos was the place where worldwide famous physicians have been educated through the ages, following the Hippocratic spirit. Kos today, proud of its ecumenical character, a city full of energy and thousands of visitors develops its economic plethora and culture. A wealth of cultural and scientific events are organized every year, spaces have been allocated to young artists to exhibit their work and seminars, lectures and art workshops are on the increase offering to citizens and visitors alike authentic cultural experiences.
For more than 30 years, international meetings of theorists, researchers, phycisians etc take place in Kos, inspired by the aura of Hippocratic and Ancient Hellenic world.
The cultural events include a number of events such as, theatrical performances, ancient tragedies, musical performances and concerts attracting many visitors and the elite of artists. The majority of events take place in the ancient places, in a unique environment that brings the viewers into contact with nature and history.