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Athens Digital Lab to Promote Youth Entrepreneurship

The Athens Municipality invites individuals, groups and new technology enthusiasts to submit their proposals for a smarter, friendlier city to the Athens Digital Lab.

Spain’s Felipe Gonzalez Honored with City of Athens Democracy Award

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis honored former Prime Minister of Spain Felipe González with the City of Athens Democracy Award.

Athens Secures €85m in EU Funds for Upgrade Projects

A total of 85 million euros in EU funds have been approved to go towards works and projects in the Greek capital over the next five years.
Posted On 11 Aug 2017

Athens Greeters Welcome Tourists, Offer Information

The Athens Greeters have taken their spots across the city and are ready to welcome tourists and introduce them to the diverse offerings of the Greek capital.

‘documenta 14’ in Athens Attracts 300,000 Art Lovers

Athens' section of the "documenta 14” art show attracted some 300,000 visitors during the last three months and will close its doors on July 16.

Athens Mayor Says City’s Tourism a Great Success

The Greek capital's rise as a tourism destination this year is a great success, Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis said.
Posted On 11 Jul 2017

Travel Trade Athens 2017 Aiming to Promote Greek Capital

Ways to promote the Greek capital and its diverse tourist offerings will be the focus of the 5th Travel Trade Athens, due to take place on October 2-3.

Athens Mayor Presents ‘City Resilience Strategy’

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis presented the "City Resilience Strategy", a comprehensive approach to help the Greek capital become more open, green, proactive and vibrant.

Athens and Shanghai Strengthen Trade, Tourism Relations

Athens and Shanghai recently agreed to further strengthen their trade, cultural and tourism ties by renewing a Memorandum of Cooperation signed between the two cities four years ago.

Athens Mayor Kaminis in Kassel for documenta 14 Opening

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis described the "documenta 14" as the "Olympic Games of contemporary art” during the opening of the show in Kassel, Germany.

Athens Mayor, City Groups Unite to Curb Crime

Aiming to find ways to tackle inner-city crime, Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis met with community groups, academics, police authorities and experts.

City of Athens, AEGEAN Focus on Supporting Tourism in Greek Capital

The City of Athens and AEGEAN have launched joint initiatives to support the Greek capital as a year round destination, as arrivals continue to rise.

Athens Pride Goes to Central Syntagma Square

The Athens Pride Festival will take place at Syntagma Square for the first time, aiming to raise awareness on issues that concern the LGBTQI community in Greece.

Bikers Ride from Athens to Kassel with documenta 14 Message of Solidarity

Within the framework of documenta 14, two cyclists began a ride from Athens to reach Kassel by June 10 and mark the beginning of the show's second part.

documenta 14 Art Show Opens in Athens this Saturday

The contemporary art show documenta 14 will open its doors in Athens on April 8 with events taking place in more than 40 different venues until July 16.

Documenta 14 Art & More to Take Athens by Storm

More than 40 venues around Athens will bring art closer to the people as the “documenta 14: Learning from Athens” art show is ready to kick off.
Posted On 22 Mar 2017

Athens Half Marathon Gathers Record Crowd, Gains Momentum

It was a sunny Sunday in Athens on March 19, when over 21,000 runners hit the streets to test their strength at the 6th Athens Half Marathon.

Greek PM, Athens Mayor to Cooperate for Safe, Sustainable Capital

Five key areas in Athens are to undergo major transformation works aiming to make the Greek capital sustainable, safe and a leading tourist destination.
Posted On 17 Mar 2017

Athens Springs into Action in March at 6th Half Marathon

Athens will spring to life on March 19 when thousands of amateur and professional runners test their mettle at the 6th Athens Half Marathon.
Posted On 07 Feb 2017

Documenta 14 Contemporary Art Show Ready to ‘Learn from Athens’

One of the world’s leading contemporary arts shows, the “documenta 14: Learning from Athens”, is set to kick off in Athens on April 8 and run through to July 12, bringing the Greek capital into the international spotlight.
Posted On 16 Jan 2017