The Acropolis Museum is set to host a magical music event with Greek artists performing popular songs under the full moon on Thursday, August 15
.Singers including Eirini Toumpaki and Andreas Lafis, along with their orchestra will perform songs by famous Greek songwriters and composers Kostas Makedonas, Giorgos Dalaras, Haris Alexiou and Dionysis Savvopoulosat the museum’s entrance courtyard at 9 pm.
The museum itself will remain open from 8 am. to midnight (free entrance from 8.00 p.m. to closing). Featured in the museum currently is a photography exhibition of marble craftsmen who have worked on the Acropolis.
Also, open for the extended hours will be the ground-floor cafe and the second-floor restaurant in the museum.
The walk-around excavation will be open as well, with tours in English and Greek. Reservations need to be made in person at the Museum Information Desk. The English-language tours will be offered at 12.00 noon and 5.00 p.m., and the Greek-language ones at 1.00 p.m. and 7.00 p.m. Each tour lasts 45 minutes, and there is a maximum of 20 people per tour.
The tours are free with the purchase of an entrance ticket to the museum (10 euros).
Reservations may be made at (+30) 210 9000915.