Tag: Greek capital

The Athens Technopolis Jazz Festival Kicks Off    3

The Athens Technopolis Jazz Festival Kicks Off  

The municipally-run Technopolis multi-space, the capital’s old gas-work factory recognisable by its tall, red-lit brick tower, is launching the 19th Jazz Festival from Monday 27 May until Saturday, June 1st. It first…

Tips for travellers while visiting Athens 8

Tips for travellers while visiting Athens

The capital of Greece is the home of ancient world treasures and is full of all the beauty that comes with troves of ruins and antiquities, many of them dating back to…

Emma McGann to perform live in Greece for the first time 22

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 25

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 28

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…

Visiting Pyrgos Vasilissis, the Queen's Tower in Athens 32

Visiting Pyrgos Vasilissis, the Queen’s Tower in Athens

Independent, adventurous and nature-loving, Queen Amalia liked to explore Athens on horseback, and when during one of her promenades she came upon a fertile valley of the Kifissos river, she was enchanted…

Athens Welcomes Alexander the Great 39

Athens Welcomes Alexander the Great

An imposing, 3.5 metre-high, 1,200kg statue of Alexander the Great, completed by acclaimed sculptor Yiannis Pappas in 1972 (after decades of intensive study) now graces the Greek capital. On April 19th, the…

A splash of New York & Paris in Northern Athens 59

A splash of New York & Paris in Northern Athens

Located in the Northern Athenian suburb of Neo Psychiko, Papillon is a chic all-day bar and restaurant that takes inspiration from the bistro culture of Paris and New York in both spirit and aesthetics and…

Athens & Epidaurus Festival 2019 schedule is announced 67

Athens & Epidaurus Festival 2019 schedule is announced

The full programme for the highly anticipated Athens & Epidaurus Festival 2019 has been announced and the Greek capital’s annual arts festival will again feature great music, theatre, dance, and visual arts.…