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‘Dine Athens’ 2020 kicks off in the Greek Capital

Athens diners, get ready for a treat with the much-anticipated return of “Dine Athens Restaurant Week”. Back for its 5th consecutive year, the culinary event runs from January 27 and will run…

Athens’ First Modern Stoicism Gathering 6

Athens’ First Modern Stoicism Gathering

“True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us.” –Socrates With the world reeling at the levels of socio-economic, politically…

Athens' Coolest Autumn Events and Festivals for 2019 10

Athens’ Coolest Autumn Events and Festivals for 2019

As Greek summer comes to a close and Athenians return to their pre-vacation routines, the city of Athens comes alive with events and festivals, keeping locals and tourists busy as they welcome…

Frangoulis & Mccann: Classic Jazz at the Irodion    20

Frangoulis & Mccann: Classic Jazz at the Irodion  

The incredible voices of Greek tenor Marios Frangoulis and American jazz diva Tammy Mccann will fill the night air under the Acropolis tonight, with the swinging musical accompaniment of the capital’s Big…

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August Full Moon celebration at the Acropolis Museum

The full moon, which will rise over the Parthenon and shine brightly in the night sky in Athens on Thursday 15th August 2019, is a sight not to be missed! Celebrating the…

Emma McGann to perform live in Greece for the first time 33

Emma McGann to perform live in Greece for the first time

British singer-songwriter, musician and online live-streamer on broadcasting platform YouTube, Emma McGann is bringing her bold, colossal anthems of fearless and new-pop brilliance to Athens, in her first ever live show in…

Annual Athens Open Air Film Festival kicks off in June 36

Annual Athens Open Air Film Festival kicks off in June

The much-loved Athens Open Air Film Festival will open on June 5, 2019, in collaboration with the Athens & Epidaurus Festival, which has become an annual tradition. The 9th Athens Open Air…

Athens Street Food Fair kicks off today 39

Athens Street Food Fair kicks off today

The Greek capital is kicking off its fourth consecutive Athens Street Food Festival today at the Old Railway depot at Gazi. Starting this afternoon, special delicacies and dishes from throughout the world…

The Best of Christmas in Athens for 2018 43

The Best of Christmas in Athens for 2018

The City of Athens, museums and cultural institutions are hosting a bright, festive and creative array of events, happenings, and displays to celebrate Christmas in the city. Daily, there are plenty of…

Christmas tree lights up in the heart of Athens (VIDEO) 50

Christmas tree lights up in the heart of Athens (VIDEO)

Athenians have officially marked the Festive Season for 2018, as the annual Christmas tree at Syntagma Square in front of the Greek Parliament was lit up last night. The event has kicked…

Seeing is Not Believing at Athens’ Museum of Illusions 53

Seeing is Not Believing at Athens’ Museum of Illusions

  The shamans say that the entire world is an illusion, but before we get too metaphysical let’s take a look at one of Athens’ newest exhibition spaces, where you can test…

Five ways to experience Athens like a local 61

Five ways to experience Athens like a local

A city that is ever-evolving, Athens has no shortage of places to explore. Once you’ve walked the ancient ruins of the Acropolis, shopped at Plaka and sipped cocktails down at the Athens…

The Countless Aspects of Greek Beauty 65

The Countless Aspects of Greek Beauty

  “Heat cannot be separated from fire, or beauty from the eternal.” – Dante Alighieri Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, so the saying goes. Yet nevertheless, from as far…

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Athens Annual Book Fair set to open its doors today

Athens annual book fair at Zappio Hall next to Syntagma Square is set to open today August 31 and will run through to Sunday, September 16. This year’s fair, which is organised…

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 Athens and Epidaurus Festival 2018 kicks off next week

The Athens and Epidaurus Festival has been running for over 60 years and is the annual “must see” arts and cultural event when visiting Greece over summer. The Festival programme, which begins June…