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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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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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Tour the Ancient Agora (In English!)

TOUR OF THE ANCIENT ATHENIAN AGORA The Agora was essentially the urban heart of ancient Athens. It was the focal point of political, legal, philosophical and commercial activities, as well…

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Christmas and New Years in Athens, 2012

Downtown Athens comes alive again with the spirit of the holidays, and locals and visitors alike will gather for the city’s official tree lighting ceremony on December to kick off…

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