The Acropolis Museum will celebrate the August Full Moon on Sunday 10 August 2014 with opera classics, film music and famous Greek melodies, performed by the historic Hellenic Air Force Band.
On the occasion of the August Full Moon, the museum will remain open from 8am to 12 midnight (free entry for all visitors from 9am onwards), giving visitors the opportunity to stroll through the galleries and enjoy the view of the Acropolis under the moonlight.
The Hellenic Air Force Band will perform at 9:30 pm in the museum’s entrance courtyard.
The band consists of senior and junior officials- high-level musicians who studied at various conservatories in Greece and were admitted into the ranks of the Air Force after passing certain examination. The Hellenic Air Force Band also participates in worldwide musical ceremonies and leads the 5th Avenue parade in New York City dedicated to the 25 March celebrations of the Greek expatriates.