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The Greek Song is still Alive II - Oloi mazi boroume & Dionisis Savvopoulos

Posted on 14 Jun 2017 | Category: Events

In this challenging times, where the crisis in not only economic but affects our personal lives and routine, it is necessary that we take a step back and remember to be more humane, more giving and more caring towards each other and especially towards those who suffer the most.

Athens and Epidaurus Festival 2017

Posted on 06 Jun 2017 | Category: Events

Admittedly the most respected Greek cultural institution - and one of the most highly anticipated among the audience - the Athens and Epidaurus Festival is back this year to celebrate history and culture through the performative arts.

Divine Dialogues - Cy Twombly And Greek Antiquity

Posted on 30 May 2017 | Category: Events

From May 25th to September 3d, the Museum of Cycladic Art will be hosting the much-anticipated exhibition “Divine Dialogues”, which will feature 30 works of art of the renowned American artist Cy Twombly.

“Art Nouveau” at the Benaki Museum

Posted on 09 May 2017 | Category: Events

The exhibition includes characteristic items of apparent Art Nouveau influence, from furniture and everyday utensils to decorative objects and jewelry.

Spring Bazaar at St. Paul’s Anglican Church

Posted on 02 May 2017 | Category: Events

On Saturday the 20th of May, the Anglican Church of Saint Paul opens its lovely overgrown garden to the public for an amazing bazaar, where you can find unique shopping opportunities and spend moments of fun with your loved ones.

Documenta 14 “Learning from Athens

Posted on 24 Apr 2017 | Category: Events

From April 8 to July 16, the entire city becomes a living canvas, with public squares, streets, archaeological sites, museums, places of special interest and outstanding buildings hosting the exhibits of Documenta 14, which includes numerous artists and covers a wide range of themes.

Athens Street Food Festival 2017

Posted on 24 Apr 2017 | Category: Events

One of the city’s top events, Athens Street Food Festival returns this spring with a twist; longer in duration, with an even wider variety of cuisines as well an updated list of participants, the mouthwatering festival that all foodies swear by takes this May things one step further.

The Meet Market: Easter edition

Posted on 06 Apr 2017 | Category: Events

The Meet Market, the colorful and uplifting organization continues its successful course and invites us to the Technopolis of Gazi for a two-day celebration of handmade goods, food, music and positive vibes.

Athens Photo Festival 2017

Posted on 03 Apr 2017 | Category: Events

Athens Photo Festival returns this summer to enthuse dedicated photography lovers for yet another year; from June 7 to July 31, the renowned festival will be hosted at Benaki Museum, bringing to the audience the magical diversity and beauty of all photography types.

FASMA Festival 2017

Posted on 27 Mar 2017 | Category: Events

From 4 to 7 May, the city of Athens transforms into an vast music scene, with numerous international and Greek artists -both established and upcoming ones- uniting to create an amazing music experience.

18th Festival of French-speaking Cinema

Posted on 24 Mar 2017 | Category: Events

The French Institute of Athens proudly hosts for the 18th year in a row the much-anticipated festival of French-speaking cinema.

Glimpses at the opus of Nikos Kazantzakis

Posted on 24 Mar 2017 | Category: Events

On the occasion of the 60 years since his death, the National Library organizes a unique exhibition, where visitors will have the opportunity to view up close the writings and manuscripts of the beloved author, and reach to a deeper understanding of his work.

Athens Science Festival 2017

Posted on 20 Mar 2017 | Category: Events

Athens Science Festival 2017 will open its gates to the public from 29/03 to 02/04 and everyone is invited at this delightful fair where you can learn all about the latest technological achievements, appliance of the scientific knowledge in our daily lives and indulge into the allure of pop science.

Depeche Mode live in Terra Vibe Park

Posted on 06 Mar 2017 | Category: Events

Depeche Mode, the British electronic sensation from Basildon, Essex are coming back to Greece for one performance that will enthuse their loyal fanbase and music appreciators.

“...and Juliet” 3D live theater directed by Ang Lee

Posted on 01 Mar 2017 | Category: Events

Athenians will have the pleasure of enjoying the combined forces of renowned Greek playwright Akis Dimou and the acclaimed director Ang Lee in a performance that should not be missed.

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