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Acropolis Museum to Host August Full Moon Musical Evening

Acropolis Museum, Athens. Photo Source: @Acropolis Museum

The Acropolis Museum in Athens will host exceptional Greek artists to perform beloved songs on Thursday, August 15, under the August Full Moon.

Artists Eirini Toumpaki, Andreas Lafis, Maria Anamaterou and Sotiris Karistinos and their orchestra will perform songs by renowned Greek songwriters and composers – Kostas Makedonas, Lavrentis Mahairitsas, George Dalaras, Haris Alexiou, Dionysis Savvopoulos – at the museum’s entrance courtyard at 9 pm.

The museum will be open from 8 am to 12 midnight (entry will be free from 8pm onwards) and visitors will also be able to enjoy the permanent exhibition galleries as well as the temporary exhibition ‘Chisel and Memory. The contribution of marble craftsmanship to the restoration of the Acropolis monuments’.

Moreover, the museum’s restaurant of the second floor and the ground floor café will be open during the same hours.

On the same day visitors will also have the opportunity to participate in presentations at the archaeological excavation titled ‘Walking in the ancient neighborhood of the Acropolis Museum’, as follows:

English: 12 noon & 5 p.m.
Greek: 1 p.m. & 7 p.m.
Duration: 45 minutes
Participation: Limited to 20 visitors per session. For registration, refer to the information desk at the museum entrance on the same day. (First-in first-served.)
Price: Only the general admission fee to the museum is required (10 euros).

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