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Souvenirs for Strays

Here’s a great way to do a little good for Greece while you’re on holiday this month in Athens … The Association for the Protection and Welfare of Stray Animals…

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Musical nights at the Acropolis Museum

Friday, 15 February – Friday, 26 April, 2013 The Acropolis Museum, from 15 February to Easter, will present a series of performances with music groups from across the world, giving…

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The magic number for any emergency in Greece or anywhere in Europe?

112: The Magic Emergency Number Imagine you are on holidays in Europe. You have an accident, you see a fire or you spot a burglary -would you know who to…

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Free Fridays! Guided tours of the Greek National Library

The National Library of Greece has begun offering free guided tours every Friday beginning Friday, February 8, 2013 between 2:30 – 3:30 in the afternoon. Learn about the history of…

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Weekend breakfast overlooking the Parthenon

From the time they first opened, I’ve been a big fan of the cafe and restaurant at the Acropolis Museum. My first lunches there were all wonderful – tasty, healthy…

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How much for a kiss? A music & dance performance

The kiss. Without question, it is the most desired expression love, and what better day to celebrate the kiss than on Valentine’s Day. Inspired by traditional Greek song and dance,…

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Family Friendly Escape to Athens

Are you looking for a fun & culture filled vacation break? Are you into food and culture? We want to share the news that Athens, despite what they may be…

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Folk Music in Greece: Rembetiko and Laiko Music, a discussion….

Dr. Nikos Ordoulidis, on popular Musicology in Greece: The Case of Rembétiko and Laikó Musical Styles Nikos Ordoulidis studied at the University of Leeds, UK (PhD in Popular Musicology and…

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“The Greek Series” – Photos at the Benaki

A photo exhibition by Swiss photographer Charles Weber, under the title The Greek Series, will be on display at the Benaki Museum from January 31 to March 17. Iconostases, Shipwrecks,…

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