More than 270 free events, artistic performances, workshops for children etc!
5 days that will change the rhythms of our cities!
Take a seat in the court of ancient Athens as Socrates goes on trial for his life. Hear the philosopher face his accusers with his trademark wit, cutting logic, and the courage of his ideals. Consider his arguments on virtue, justice, politics, corruption, civic duty, love of life and hope in death, and draw your own judgment.
Enjoy the post-performance opportunity to discuss with the actor the ramifications of your verdict, led by acclaimed actor Yannis Simonides.
Think. Question. Change.
Socrates Now is an 80- minute solo performance that captures the essence of Socratic ethics in an accessible and engaging manner. Witness history’s...
Toys from antiquity to the 20th century. Wooden, Russian, board games, ponies, dolls of all kinds and of course miniatures compose a world so small and playful but at the same time both of great importance and significance.
A collection of "curiosities objects"?
A sweet memory?
How is a room full of old toys, with which toys did my grandfather and my grandmother played with, why Ms. Nina collects toys? What happens in a playroom when the lights go down and the doors close at night?
The sounds and colors of fairytale villages, ice-skating rinks, carousels and Christmas bazaars have begun to beautify city squares all over the country. Imagination has sparked creativity in the theme parks that have been constructed, promising to enchant your little ones, and to welcome the new year with smiles of optimism. We have located and here present where you can make the biggest lollipops, see impressive acrobatic performances, speak personally with Santa Claus, dance amongst elves and fairies, and perform elegant pirouettes on your ice skates!
Two of the most spectacular Christmas-theme parks in the country have...
Inventor, artist, scientist, engineer, sculptor, biologist, musician, architect, philosopher. Leonardo Da Vinci was one of the greatest geniuses in the history of mankind. The exhibition "Leonardo Da Vinci: The Man, The Inventor, The Genius" which during the last years has been hosted in more than 20 cities in the world (Europe, America, Asia, Latin America, Canada) is coming on October 18 in Athens, at Culture Center "Hellenic Cosmos", to present the most important aspects of the life and work of this unique historical character.
As an archetype of the "Renaissance Man", as described, Da Vinci was a connoisseur of the arts, science,...
The Acropolis Museum celebrates World Tourism Day on Friday 27 September 2013 and European Heritage Days on Saturday and Sunday 29 & 30 September 2013 with Gallery Talks about the Museum masterpieces and the colors of the archaic statues, held by Archaeologist – Hosts.
On Friday 27 September the Museum will be open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. and admission will be free for all visitors between 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. On this day, the second floor restaurant will remain open as usual until 12 midnight.
On Saturday 28 September and on Sunday 29 Septemberthe Museum will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and admission will be free for all...
Are you ready to take part in a series of workshops and talks about games, chase dragons made of laser beams, build human towers, mover borders, whisper secret songs and face implacable princesses?
If so, don’t miss Athens Playthos, which we're supporting once again this year. It's the biggest street games festival in Greece and will turn the pedestrian area around the Thissio metro station into one big playground for both children and grown-ups.
This year, the festival is working with street theatre groups from all around Europe to bring 'dragon rock opera' to Athens. As part of the performance, our UK guests, The Larks and Venice as a...