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Postponed 2020 Athens Half Marathon, now cancelled

Postponed 2020 Athens Half Marathon, now cancelled

The 2020 Athens Half Marathon that was rescheduled to take place on on September 20th, has now been cancelled. It was initially planned to take place on March 22, but was postponed…

Alexandros Maragos, the filmmaker behind the 'City of Athens'

Meet Alexandros Maragos, the filmmaker behind the ‘City of Athens’

In 2018, Greek filmmaker and award winning photographer Alexandros Maragos released a stunning time-lapse video titled ‘City of Athens’, which still continues to mesmerise thousands. Shot over 90 days, Alexandros takes viewers…

bank of china

Bank of China donates 10,000 face masks to Athens municipality

China continues its healthcare diplomacy efforts with the Bank of China on Tuesday donating 10,000 medical-grade face masks to the City of Athens municipal authority for the protection of employees. Athens Mayor,…

GRAFITTI ATHENS

City of Athens on a mission to clean-up the Greek capital

The City of Athens and its Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis are on a mission to clean up the Greek capital, with authorities from Athens Municipality announcing that a far-reaching graffiti clean- up project…

Welcoming the new Roaring Twenties at Syntagma Square 1

Welcoming the new Roaring Twenties at Syntagma Square

Welcome in the new Roaring Twenties at Syntagma Square, Athens with a live show and fireworks organised by the City of Athens. At 10pm on Tuesday, a spectacular celebration will begin featuring a…

City of Athens hosts Christmas lunch for the homeless 2

City of Athens hosts Christmas lunch for the homeless

The Athens Municipal Authority, like every year, hosted a Christmas luncheon for more than 1,200 homeless and poor people at the Rouf Indoor Municipal Sports Arena. Along with Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis…

Exarchia

Second Christmas tree is torched in Exarchia Square

The second Christmas tree that was placed in Exarchia Square in Athens on Friday after the previous one was torched, was destroyed in the same manner a few hours later. It is believed…

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis

Greek Government to give up to 1,000 euros to 200,000 households

During the recent New Democracy party congress, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced his government will distribute a social dividend of 500-1,000 euros to 200,000 households. According to the PM the funding support…

Athens set to receive a huge makeover 8

Athens set to receive a huge makeover

An initiative to spruce up Greece’s capital and transform it into a leading European destination was unveiled on Thursday by This is Athens & Partners, a group created by the City of…

City of Athens set to restrict music in bars across Kolanaki 10

City of Athens set to restrict music in bars across Kolanaki

The Municipality of Athens has announced they are set to restrict noise in the central neighbourhood of Kolonaki by limiting the hours cafes, bars and restaurants can play loud music, following dozens…

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