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Athens Municipality to Support Businesses Active in Culture with €7.7 Million

The Municipality of Athens will allocate 7.7 million euros to support businesses active in culture - including museums and theaters - that have been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Athens Takes Action to Become a Filming Location for Foreign Productions

The newly established Athens Film Office and the Greek Film Center have joint forces to attract international audiovisual producers to the Greek capital.

Athens Honors Cypriot President with Gold Medal of Honor

The President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades was awarded the Gold Medal of Honor by the Municipality of Athens.

Athens Municipality Embraces Street Art

A large colorful mural has been created on a pedestrian street near the center of Athens, by five Greek and Italian street artists, with the support of the city's municipality.

Athens Municipality Launches Website for City’s Cats and Dogs

The Animal Welfare Department of the Municipality of Athens has launched a website dedicated to the city's stray cats and dogs.

Athens Sprays Streets to Curb Coronavirus Spread

The Municipality of Athens will disinfect the city’s streets and squares in efforts to limit the spread of Covid-19 as hundreds of Athenians return from their holidays.

Athens Grand Walk Project to Evolve as Archaeological Park

A walkway unifying Athens' main monuments and landmarks will be included in the ambitious “Grand Walk” urban project of the Municipality of Athens.

‘Grand Walk of Athens’ Project to Enhance the City’s Tourism Identity

Tourism stakeholders and urban development experts anticipate that the 'Grand Walk of Athens' project will further enhance the city's tourism identity.

Segments of Athens New City Walk Handed Over to the Public

Segments of a new pedestrian walkway and bike route in central Athens - dubbed "Grand Stroll" have been handed over to the public.

Athens City Walk Project Fine-tuned to Drivers’ Needs

Municipal authorities in Athens are looking into ways to facilitate commuting to the city center during a period of re-routing and road works to create a 6.8km city walk.

Works on Athens City Walk Project Begin with Road Closures

Priority zones for pedestrians and cyclists are set to be announced in the coming period as works for the ambitious Athens city walk project are set to begin.

Athens Closed Off to Cars for Three Months

A large part of Athens' center will be closed off to cars after Greek authorities decided to restrict traffic to contain the spread of the coronavirus.

Athens’ Landmark Omonia Square Reopens to the Public – Video

The landmark Omonia Square in Athens has reopened to the public after extensive renovation and upgrade works.

Athens Municipality Suspends Operation of Culture, Sports Venues

The Municipality of Athens has suspended the operation of the city's indoor sports facilities and cultural venues for 15 days, aiming to limit the spread of the coronavirus.

Athens Moves Ahead with Major Graffiti Cleanup Drive

The City of Athens is moving ahead with a graffiti cleanup project after the completion of works on the Pedion tou Areos Park.

Athens Ushers in Carnival Season 2020 with Color and Song

Athens is ready to welcome the carnival season with plenty of song, dance and fun that will run for two weeks through to March 2.

Athens Heads for €270 Million Revamp

Athens is set to undergo a €270 million revamp with works to focus on improving the everyday life of citizens and the overall experience of tourists.

Mayor Pledges Cleaner, Safer Athens, Revamped Omonia Sq by Christmas

Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis has promised the city’s residents that by Christmas, central Omonia Square will open to the public, cleaner and safer than ever before.

Global Spotlight on Greece as ‘Athens Marathon. The Authentic 2019’ Breaks All Records

Over 60,000 runners from 120 countries showed up in the Greek capital on Sunday, to participate in the 37th “Athens Marathon. The Authentic” event.

Greek, French Culture Blend for ‘Petit Paris d’ Athènes 2019’ Festival

The "Petit Paris d' Athènes 2019" festival, to be held in Athens during November 21–December 1, will combine Greek and French culture in a number of events.