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This is Athens City Festival: Over 100 Activities for Greeks and Visitors

Over 100 activities focused on culture, entertainment, gastronomy and sports will take place in Athens during May as part of the Municipality’s “This is Athens City Festival”.

As of May 1 and until the end of the month, the city’s museums, cultural foundations and businesses that are participating will have their doors open to Greek and foreign visitors.

“We are inviting Athenians and visitors to attend this open festival, which will extend to the city’s center and neighborhoods,” Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis said in an announcement.

Events will include concerts at parks and streets, thematic routes for walking and cycling, gastronomy nights and outdoor sports activities.

Every event will highlight a different area of Athens with the aim to bring residents and visitors closer to the city through powerful experiences: a picnic at Akadimia Platonos, a street party at the Varvakios market, a thematic walk to the National Observatory of Athens or a jazz concert at the Acropolis Museum.

This is Athens City Festival is an event of “This is Athens”, the official guide for promoting the city abroad. It is organized by the Athens Development and Destination Management Agency (EATA) with the participation of businesses, collective bodies and foundations active in the field of culture.

All events will be take place in accordance with the existing health and safety protocols against the spread of Covid-19.

More information on the program of events is available at https://cityfestival.thisisathens.org/en/home/ .

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