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“Our Seas are not for Sale!” Greenpeace urges Greece to do more on the seas protection

“Our Seas are not for Sale!” With this illuminated message on the Acropolis, the Sounion Cape and other locations, the Greek branch of Greenpeace sent a clear message to the country’s political leadership on the occasion of the “9th International Ocean Conference Our Ocean” currently taking place in Athens. Addressing …

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“Break the Pomegranate” event in Kypseli, Athens, Dec 29-31

A three-day festive event called “Break the Pomegranate”, organized by the City of Athens, will be held at the Kipseli Municipal Market cultural space on December 29-31, 2023. Organized by the ‘Booktopia’ team, the event includes interactive happenings, book stalls, children’s activities, DJ sets, gifts for attendees and plenty of …

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Ancient gastronomy & wine tasting at Acropolis Museum

Ancient Greek gastronomy and wine tasting is one of the events at the Acropolis Museum organized in collaboration with the Athens City Festival with the seocnd one being jazz music. Ancient diet & wine tasting at May 4, 2023 Jazz music at May 22, 2023 Ancient diet and wine tasting …

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Historic cinemas in Athens to launch event against their closure

Three of the historic cinemas in Athens will stage an event with free of charge entrance and film screens in the center of the city to raise awareness about their potential closing if the buildings’ owner decides to repurpose their properties, as the movie theaters’ owners say. The event is …

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Νew Year’s Eve event in downtown Athens

The City of Athens is getting ready for the New Year’s Eve with a countdown spectacle at Syntagma Square and parties in the neighborhood of Thiseio and the Varvakeio meat market. Meanwhile, a countdown party will be held in the neighborhood of Thiseio, at the foot of the Acropolis, featuring …

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Athens mayor illuminates the Christmas Tree at Syntagma Sq (video)

Greek capital Athens officially launched the holiday season on Thursday evening, when Mayor Kostas Bakoyiannis pressed the button to illuminate the Christmas Tree at Syntagma square. With the Christmas tree illumination Athens sent a message of peace, unity, solidarity and love everywhere in the world tonight. Music, light, colors and …

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Volcanoes 2022: Spectacular event on Santorini (video)

After a two-year pause due to the pandemic conditions,  the spectacular event “Volcanoes” returned to the island of Santorini. Using thousands of fireworks, the event “re-enacts” the volcano eruptions. Organized by the Municipality of Santorini, the Regional Unit of South Aegean and local organizations and bodies, “Volcanoes 2022” offered an …

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English Comedy Club in Athens: Event with Acropolis view, July 31

Stand-up comedy fans should save Sunday, July 31, for an event by the Athens English Comedy Club. On the rooftop of innovative cluster space The Cube, under the stars with a view of the Acropolis. Founded in 2019, the Athens English Comedy Club is the first and only purely English …

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Greeks slam Athens Mayor for 17-min event with Rouvas without audience at €215,000

Fun fact, public money and outrage: The Mayor of Athens will spend 217.000 euros for a 17 minutes long New Year Eve gig by Greek singer Sakis Rouvas.The event will take place without audience and in the parking area of Lycabettus hill off the center of the city. The decision …

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Athens Municipality cancels Christmas Eve event due to Covid-19

The municipality of Athens cancelled a Christmas Eve event on the city’s main Kotzia square due to the risk of Covid-19 infections. “With sense of responsibility and due to the increase of Covid-19 infections, the municipality of Athens decided the cancellation of the event Christmas Eve-The Night of the Wishes …

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“Milk Christmas Tree” donations event by Metropolitan Community Clinic, Dec 14

The Metropolitan Community Clinic at Helliniko in Athens invites to the decoration of the Christmas Tree, an event aiming to build “the tallest Milk-Tree of Love and Solidarity.” The Milk Christmas Tree event is scheduled for Saturday, December 14, 2019. Guests are kindly requested to bring a special Christmas tree …

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Hearts melt as survivors gather to commemorate the victims of Athens wildfires

They were wearing white blouses and t-shirts and were holding flashlights. They wanted to symbolically light up the sky in the memory of the 96 people who lost their lives in the deadly wildfires of 23. July 2018. The event to commemorate the dead but also to honor those who …

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Chios Mayor and City Council declare Golden Dawn politicians ‘Persona non gratae”

Mayor Manolis Vournous and the City Council of Chios unanimously declared officials of extreme-right Golden Dawn as “persona non gratae”.  The local authorities have herewith expressed their opposition to a planned event organized by the Golden Dawn on the island. The event is on the Migration-Refugee Crisis and is scheduled …

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“Avgi”, the girl that lived 9,000 years ago: Greek and Swedish experts reconstruct her face

Archaeologists called her Avgi – Dawn – because she lived at the dawn of today’s civilization. Last time anyone saw her face was nearly 9,000 years ago.  She lived in Thessaly, Central Greece, at the end of the Mesolithic period around 7000 B.C. Greek and Swedish scientists reconstructed her face …

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Santa brings presents to the fish in CRETAquarium (video)

Santa does not bring presents only to humans. In Irakleio on the island of Crete, he entered the local aquarium and brought presents also to fish! Santa’s sleight is not being pulled by reindeer but by sea horses. You can meet diver Santa in CRETAquarium until 6th January 2018 – …

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