The Athenian Festival at the Attiko Alsos September 2009

The city of Athens and the Athenian Festival host a variety of performances throughout the city of Athens each summer. The Attiko Alsos (the Little Forest of Attica, or the Attica Woods) is a terrific outdoor performance venue located in … Read More

Apokries 2009 – Carnival 2009 – Mardi Gras in Athens

Apokries 2009 – Carnival 2009 – Mardi Gras in Athens February 19, 2009   11 AM Tsikno pempti celebration Traditional celebration starting at 11 AM, with the City of Athens Philharmonic Orchestra, opening the program with holiday music.  The festivities … Read More

Celebrating 70 Years of Greek Radio (ERT) at the Zappeion

The National Radio and Television group is celebrating 70 years of broadcasting in Greece with a exhibition along with a series of live concerts at the Zappeion. The exhibition runs from December 8, 2008 until January 30, 2009, with a … Read More

Rebetika tribute: “Oh, what a night this will be!!!”

Title: Rebetika tribute: “Oh, what a night this will be!!!”Location: Neos Kosmos Multi-space (Polyhoros Neou Kosmou)Description: The Athenian Estoudiadina presents a tribute to the rebetiko music, featuring Vayia Kofou, Maria Vournia, Natasa Hristofilaki, Giorgos Samartzis, Fotis Kotsifas, Yolanda Athanasopoulou, and … Read More

Christmas 2008 in Athens: Syntagma Square and beyond

It’s Christmas in Athens again, and once more the city will be awash in lights and celebration. While decorating began in November, along with a favorite Athenian pastime: shopping, the major downtown festivities begin this week. So, whether you currently … Read More