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Athens to Light Christmas Tree, Host 220 Festive Events

The holiday season in Athens will officially begin with the lighting of the Christmas tree at Syntagma Square on Tuesday, December 12.

Let the Carnival Begin… It’s Samba Time in Greece

The carnival season may mean endless song and samba but there are plenty of traditions across Greece which promise to keep you smiling, dancing and making merry this year.

New Year’s Eve: Athens to Ring in 2016 with Music and Dance

The Municipality of Athens will usher in the New Year with a concert at Thissio and the Acropolis providing a spectacular backdrop.

Diavlos: Where Foodies Indulge in the Finest Greek Cuisine

The Diavlos Restaurant in the heart of Athens welcomes foodies to daily Greek cuisine workshops where experts reveal the secrets of traditional Greek cooking and participants partake in the joy of making and then tasting their creations to the tune of Greek music.

Athens Goes Festive with Plenty of Song, Dance & More

The Greek capital will be celebrating Christmas and New Year’s with more than 240 events to get the holiday pulse racing in its parks, on its squares and along its pedestrian walkways, the mayor of Athens said on Monday.

New Signs Make Athens Walking Experience Easier

City activist group atenistas are placing signs throughout the historic center of Athens in efforts to make walking the Greek capital easier for residents and travelers.

Soprano Laura Mamakos to Give Free Outdoor Concert to Raise Awareness for Athens

Greek soprano Laura Mamakos will perform in a free outdoors concert in Thissio on Friday, June 5, within the framework of a series of events held to raise awareness for the Historic Centre of Athens.

Athens Carnival Underway with Events for All

The Greek capital bursts to life with plenty of song and dance as carnival season takes off in its streets, squares and boroughs.

Athens Ushers in the New Year with Music and More

Dozens of festive events ushering in the New Year are under way throughout Athens, on its squares and along its pedestrian walkways featuring everything from workshops and theater performances to carol singing and origami lessons.