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During your stay in Greece explore the treasures made by man and nature over the centuries. Discover 18 unique monuments and sites. Read more...

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Enjoy the beauty of the Greek mainland and islands as you travel to numerous popular destinations enveloped in mellow autumn colour shades. Discover them…

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Excellent produce, fish, meat, herbs and quality olive oil are cooked together in scrumptious combinations – most of the times honouring age-old recipes. Thrill your taste buds…

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Athens 2018

Residents and visitors are invited to this cultural experience aimed at promoting the love for books through a wide range of events, artworks, workshops, walks and more. Let’s discover them…

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Upcoming events
  • Members of the Camerata Meet Deep Purple

    Members of the Camerata Meet Deep Purple

    Members of the Camerata Meet Deep Purple at the Athens Concert Hall on Friday, November 16th 2018.

  • Weisse Rose at the Greek National Opera

    Weisse Rose at the Greek National Opera

    Τhe famous opera Weisse Rose (1986) by the great German composer Udo Zimmermann receives its first national premiere at the GNO Alternative Stage, conducted by Nicolas Vassiliou and directed by Themelis Glynatsis, one of the most outstanding directors of his generation.

  • Crowd at the OCC

    Crowd at the OCC

    To the sounds of a real rave party with top DJ Peter Rehberg on the decks, we watch the bodies of 15 young dancers form themselves into an endless series of images in very slow motion.

  • In Paper’s Night at the Benaki Museum

    In Paper’s Night at the Benaki Museum

    The Benaki Museum presents the exhibition, entitled “In Paper’s Night: Known and Unknown Drawings by Nikos Houliaras”, curated by art historian Elizabeth Plessa (Tuesday 18 September - 24 November 2018).

  • 9th Biennale of Young Greek Architects

    9th Biennale of Young Greek Architects

    The Hellenic Institute of Architecture, in the context of its activities for the promotion of contemporary Greek architecture, organizes the exhibition of the 9th Biennale of Young Greek Architects. The opening will be held on Wednesday, the 26th of September at 8:00 pm and the exhibition will remain open to the public until the 25th of November.

  • Hadrian and Athens at the National Archaeological Museum

    Hadrian and Athens at the National Archaeological Museum

    The National Archaeological Museum, in collaboration with the Italian Archaeological School in Athens, is hosting the temporary exhibition "Hadrian and Athens, Conversing with an Ideal World" that runs until late November 2018 marking 1.900 years since the beginning of Hadrian’s reign in 117 AD.

  • Bodyterranean – The Show

    Bodyterranean – The Show

    Simone Mongelli and his team present Bodyterranean; a show based on the artist’s homonymous 2016 album.

  • 3rd Tinos Challenge

    3rd Tinos Challenge

    The Tinos Challenge trail race, the third part of the Cyclades Trail Cup 2018, will take place on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd December in the island of Tinos.

  • Zhao the orphan

    Zhao the orphan

    Zhao the orphan, the Hamlet of classical Chinese literature, is presented at the National Theatre of Greece (18 Novembet to 2 December 2018).

  • Ithaca Our Odyssey 1

    Ithaca Our Odyssey 1

    The sea of Ithaca floods the Onassis Stegi main stage. Ulysses, Penelope and Calypso float on its waters. An ancient myth or a news flash about the refugee crisis?

  • 6th Athens Biennale ANTI

    6th Athens Biennale ANTI

    The 6th Athens Biennale ANTI inhabits a complex of four distinct and important buildings in the historic center of Athens. From October 26 until December 9, 2018, the large-scale international exhibition ANTI, with the participation of approximately 100 artists from both Greece and abroad, will land in the area surrounding the Old Parliament at Syntagma Square.

  • 25th Anniversary of the Megaron Organ

    25th Anniversary of the Megaron Organ

    A Christmas recital featuring 6,000 pipes is presented at the Athens Concert Hall on Sunday 23 December 2018.

  • Cinderella with The Monte Carlo Ballet

    Cinderella with The Monte Carlo Ballet

    The famous classical ballet company of the Principality of Monaco in a most impressive version of Cinderella, our beloved childhood fairy tale is presented at the Athens Concert Hall (21-29 December 2018).

  • Swan Lake at the Greek National Opera

    Swan Lake at the Greek National Opera

    The first choreography of the Greek National Opera’s new Ballet Director, Konstantinos Rigos, constitutes a new reading of the Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake.

  • New Horizons in Painting at the Frissiras Museum

    New Horizons in Painting at the Frissiras Museum

    Frissiras Museum, while completing the “New Horizons” trilogy (July-December 2018), outlining a spectrum of contemporary art suggestions, and is presenting exceptional artists from its collections.

  • Athens Multimation 2018

    Athens Multimation 2018

    Athens Multimation is a new polymorphous festival for the utopias, mythologies and realities of Athens, that is organized from 11 September to 31 December 2018.

  • Two new art exhibitions at Athens International Airport

    Two new art exhibitions at Athens International Airport

    Athens International Airport (AIA) continues its long and successful collaboration with the Benaki Museum in Athens by hosting two great art exhibitions that opened their doors to airport passengers and visitors in early summer this year and will be on display until 31 December 2018.

  • Yannis Moralis Exhibition at the Benaki Museum

    Yannis Moralis Exhibition at the Benaki Museum

    Retrospective exhibition of the great Greek painter Yannis Moralis is presented at the Benaki Museum from 20 September 2018 to 5 January 2019.

  • Τhe Mill of the Elves in Trikala 2018

    Τhe Mill of the Elves in Trikala 2018

    The old Matsopoulos Mill is being transformed, and on November 30th it will open its doors to welcome the thousands of visitors planning to visit the city of Trikala.

  • Ethos Another side of Greece

    Ethos Another side of Greece

    The photo exhibition George Tatakis - Michael Pappas: Ethos. Another side of Greece is presented at the Benaki Museum from November 7th 2018 to January 13th 2019.

  • The Tomb of Christ exhibition at the Byzantine & Christian Museum

    The Tomb of Christ exhibition at the Byzantine & Christian Museum

    The Byzantine and Christian Museum is hosting the temporary digital exhibition of advanced technology "The Tomb of Christ: the Monument and the Project" that runs until late January 2019 presenting the Greek-led preservation and restoration of Jesus’s tomb at the Church of the Resurrection in Jerusalem.

  • From the forbidden city: imperial apartments of Qianlong

    From the forbidden city: imperial apartments of Qianlong

    Acropolis Museum’s temporary exhibition “from the forbidden city: imperial apartments of Qianlong” is a rare exhibition on China's Emperor Qianlong (1711-1799), with a first time presentation to the public of remarkable artifacts representing over 100 years of Chinese culture of the 18th century. (15 September - 14 February 2019).

  • Spring Torrents at SMCA

    Spring Torrents at SMCA

    Revolutionary torrents, avant-garde torrents, torrents of color, form and creation flood the three floors of the Lazariston Monastery at the State Museum of Contemporary Art, with the double exhibition under the title "Spring torrents".

  • Tonight we improvise

    Tonight we improvise

    A play by Nobel laureate Luigi Pirandello is once again paired with music by Oscar-winning Manos Hadjidakis, this time given new impetus by director Dimitris Mavrikios and conductor Nikos Kypourgos. The multi-faceted director Dimitris Mavrikios, who has an in-depth knowledge of Pirandello’s works, brings the Sicilian dramatist to the Greek National Theatre.

  • 10th Poseidon Athens Half Marathon

    10th Poseidon Athens Half Marathon

    The 10th International Poseidon Athens Half Marathon, the great athletic event aiming to raise awareness regarding diabetes and obesity, will be held on Sunday, April 21, 2019.

  • Narcissus and Echo and other metamorphoses

    Narcissus and Echo and other metamorphoses

    THEAMA (Theater for People with Disabilities) with already eight years of continuous presence in the performing arts and the professional empowerment of disabled performers, is presenting “Narcissus and Echo ….and other metamorphoses”, written by Vassilis Oikonomou and Eliana Periphanou and directed by Eliana Periphanou.

  • Countless aspects of Beauty at the National Archaeological Museum

    Countless aspects of Beauty at the National Archaeological Museum

    The National Archaeological Museum (NAM) presents “The Countless Aspects of Beauty“, a new temporary exhibition which opened its doors in late May 2018 and runs until spring 2019, showcasing the constant search for and the aesthetic depiction of beauty in manmade creations since antiquity.

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