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Athens Open Festival: 100 actions in a month, see them

Featured Athens Open Festival: 100 actions in a month, see them


More than a hundred original cultural and entertainment activities are organized in May in the Municipality of Athens with the first open Festival of Athens premiering.

This is Athens City Festival is a celebration for all Athenians and visitors to the city, with more than 100 activities in the field of culture, entertainment, gastronomy and sports.

For four weeks, from May 1st until the end of the month, the Festival will fill Athens with images and sounds, in a true atmosphere of celebration, returning to the city, after two difficult years of pandemic.

Athens Festival, May 2022: What actions it includes
As part of the activities, Athenian museums, cultural institutions, organizations and companies open their doors to welcome Greeks and foreign visitors, while at the same time concerts are organized -in the streets, parks and galleries-, themed walking and cycling routes, gastronomic nights and sports in the countryside.

The agenda of This is Athens City Festival includes a complete program, with an emphasis on original activities: From an entertaining all-day picnic at Plato Academy and a street party at Varvakeio to a walk of special interest at the Athens Observatory and a jazz concert on its terrace Acropolis Museum. Each event highlights a different point, bringing together Athenians with their city, and visitors with the powerful experiences offered by the capital.

"Athens is returning to its rhythms and we are creating a celebration-institution for the city, inviting Athenians and visitors to this open, model Festival, which extends to the center and the neighborhoods. "This is Athens City Festival is the result of the creative cooperation that we have with all the productive bodies of the city, implementing actions in the direction of strengthening the local economy, but also the dynamic promotion of Athens in Greece and abroad", Mayor of Athens, Costas Bakogiannis emphasizes in a statement.

Detailed actions here.