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Mayor: Athens Aiming to Attract Innovators, Investors

Making Athens an attractive destination for investors, visitors and residents, and tapping into new forms of tourism, are municipal priorities for the next day.

Athens Christmas Sends Out ‘Light’ to City’s ‘Hidden Heroes’

“Light to those who truly bring light into our lives” is the motto behind this year’s virtual Christmas tree lighting ceremony held in Athens in the midst of lockdown.

Athens Welcomes Film Producers with New Office

Aiming to establish the Greek capital as an attractive filming destination, the municipal authority has announced the creation of the Athens Film Office.

Athens Municipality Aiming to Make Greek Capital a City Accessible to All

The Municipality of Athens has announced a number of actions focused on improving the every life of persons with disabilities in the Greek capital.

Athens’ Pavlos Bakoyannis Park Reopens to Residents

The Pavlos Bakoyannis Park in Athens has reopened to the public following a major cleanup operation.

Athens Urban Regeneration Project to Start with Panathinaikos Stadium

Athens' urban regeneration project will begin with the construction of the much-awaited Panathinaikos football stadium in Votanikos.

Athens Roadworks Bring Greek God Hermes to the Surface

An intact bust of the ancient Greek god Hermes was found at a depth of 1.30 meters during roadworks in central 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 Puts New Covid-19 Management Plan into Action

The Athens municipality has announced a new series of precautionary measures to curb the spread of Covid-19 in inner-city neighborhoods.

Athens Municipality Launches Online Appointment Service for Citizens

The Athens Municipality has introduced a new online appointment service for citizens that need to visit municipal offices to process their affairs.

Greece Takes Action to Prevent Second Wave of Covid-19

Greece is bracing for what seems to be an imminent second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic after a surge in cases this month.

Greek Gov’t Mulls Tax Relief for Covid-hit Businesses

Greek business owners impacted by Covid-19 will have more time to pay off their tax obligations, said Alternate Finance Minister Theodoros Skylakakis.

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 Democracy Forum 2020 to Be Held Online

The Athens Democracy Forum will be held as a virtual event this year, during September 30 – October 2, with free online participation.

Athens Inks Accessibility Protocol with National Disability Group

Aiming to make the city more accessible, the Athens Municipality recently signed a protocol of cooperation with the National Confederation of Persons with Disabilities.

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.