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Athens to Party at New Merchants’ Arcade & Theatrou Sq Shops on Dec 22-23

Festive activities, happenings and music events will take place at the new shops in the Merchants’ Arcade in central Athens, during December 22-23.

Athens Funding Fresh Ideas to Brighten Up City Life

Under the POLI² project, the Municipality of Athens is inviting all to submit their plans on how to improve the city's neighborhoods.

Athens’ Central Ermou 15th Most Expensive Retail Street in the World

Athens’ central thoroughfare, Ermou street, has been ranked 15th most expensive retail street in the world, moving up four spots from 19th in 2017.

Athens Named European Capital of Innovation 2018

Athens has been named European Capital of Innovation 2018, a title awarded to the city that is best able to improve the lives of its citizens through innovation.

Athens Bike Network to Link City Center with the Coast

Cycling lovers will be able to ride across Athens to the coast after municipal authorities said the city will soon have a full bike network in place.

Athens One of Six Cities Up for 2018 European Capital of Innovation Award

Athens is among the six candidate cities to remain on the shortlist to win the 2018 European Capital of Innovation Award (iCapital).

Athens’ Theatrou Square Back in Business

Theatrou Square, off Athens’ central Varvakeios Market, is back in business following an ambitious urban overhaul program implemented by the municipality.

Athens Honors Laskaridis for Syntagma Square Refurbishment Donation

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis honored Greek shipowner and businessman Thanasis Laskaridis, who covered the cost of refurbishment works at central Syntagma Square.

Athens Democracy Award Goes to Mozambique’s Joaquim Chissano

Joaquim Chissano, Mozambique’s second president, was bestowed with the 3rd City of Athens Democracy Award by Athens Mayor Georgios Kaminis.

Athens’ 47th Book Fest Kicks Off at Zappeion

The 47th Book Festival kicks off at Zappeion on Friday, August 31, as Athens continues to celebrate World Book Capital 2018.

Athens Mayor Seeks to Revive Merchants’ Arcade, Calls for Proposals

Aiming to revive the Merchants’ Arcade in central Athens, the city’s mayor invites all interested parties to submit proposals for the re-use of 10 shops.

City Offers Subsidies for Athens Neighborhood Upgrade Projects

In efforts to improve the overall standard of living in the urban center, the Athens Municipality is subsidizing neighborhood upgrade and renovation projects.

Athens Now a Reader’s Delight as World Book Capital 2018

Athens has officially stepped in as World Book Capital 2018 and is inviting residents and visitors to grab a book and participate in a number of events across the city.

Athens Evolves into City Break Favorite, Tourist Flows Rise

Tourist flows to Athens are on the rise with the Greek capital establishing itself as one of Southeastern Europe’s favorite city break destinations, according to Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis.

Athens Steps in as World Book Capital 2018

Athens is set to become a reader’s paradise as of April 23, when it steps in as World Book Capital for 2018, during a special inauguration event at the Acropolis Museum.

Nobel Winner Herta Müller in Athens Ahead of ‘World Book Capital’ 2018

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis welcomes Nobel Prize winner Herta Müller to the Greek capital this week ahead of the city’s role as World Book Capital 2018.

Athens Chamber’s New Tourism Committee Sets Goals

The Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry has announced the activities and actions to be undertaken by its newly set-up Trade and Tourism Committee.

Athens Trade Chamber Talks With Mayor on City Upgrade

Ways to resolve pending issues concerning the Greek capital were discussed between representatives of the Athens Chamber of Tradesmen and Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis.

Athens Gears Up to Become World Book Capital City 2018

From April 23 and for a year, Athens will be known as the World Book Capital 2018 and celebrate with a series of book-related events across town.

Greek Capital Ready to Host 35th ‘Athens Marathon. The Authentic’

The 35th "Athens Marathon. The Authentic" will kick off in Athens on Sunday, November 12, with the participation of more 51,000 athletes from all over the world.