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August Full Moon: Free Cultural Events at Sites, Museums Across Greece

Photo: Ministry of Culture / Gavriil Papadiotis

A number of free cultural events will take place on August 22, at Greece’s archaeological sites and museums to mark the full moon celebrations.

According to an announcement by the Culture Ministry, admission to some 52 events including concerts, theater and dance performances, poetry readings, documentary screenings, art exhibitions, stargazing events and guided tours will be free of charge.

Moreover, a total of 120 archaeological sites, monuments and museums will remain open until late at night on August 22.

All events will be carried out in accordance with the health and safety protocols set by Greek authorities for the operation of archaeological sites and museums to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

The August full moon is celebrated annually with a number of events across Greece.

For 2021 – 200 years after the launch of the 1821 Greek Revolution – Greece’s poster depicts the fortification complex of Troupakis – Mourtzinos in Kardamili in the Peloponnese, where Greek general Theodoros Kolokotronis spent a few days preparing for the revolution.

The full list of events for Greece’s full moon celebrations can be downloaded here.

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