In Athens, the weekend of October 4th and 5th provides kids the opportunity to live a unique experience. Under the title "Town for Kids", a festival full of games, entertaining and educational activities for children takes place at Alsos Stratou at Goudi district.
The world tour dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the creation of one of the most classical and most important musicals of all times, visits Badminton Theater in Athens, from September 10 to 29, 2008.
The Kerala Kalamandalam group of the Fine Arts Academy of India arrives in Athens for two unique evenings on Friday and Saturday, July 25th and 26th respectively. Under the direction of Nair Raman Kutty, Kerala Kalamandalam artists interpret traditional Indian music, Kathakali dance and scenes of the Indian epic Mahabharata.
Karolos Koun's legendary direction of Aristophanes' The Birds is being revived and performed on 25 August at an extraodninary venue, namely the Vrahon (Rocks) Theater at Ymittos district. This is an open - air amphitheater, created on a slope of mountain Ymittos. The "backstage", which functions as a natural setting for performances and concerts, is a rock.
Originally presented in 472 B.C., Aeschylus' Persians is the oldest surviving tragedy and in effect, the oldest play that has reached modern times. This summer, under the direction of Stavros Tsakiris, the play is being presented on 1st August in an open air amphitheater.