On April 2nd, the birthday of Hans Christian Andersen, International Children's Book Day has been celebrated all over the world. On the occasion of this celebration, the Herakleidon Museum organizes a series of events for children and their parents:
Every Sunday from January 29th until February 19th 2012, from 11:00 until 12:30 at Herakleidon Museum in Athens, Greece, Vasilia Vaxevani will be unfolding stories from all over the world, using the kamishibai* technique, precursor of Japanese comics. Together, the children will create their own "paper theater".
Discover the magic world of children's art in one of the few Museums world-wide, theMuseum of Greek Children's Art in Athens Greece, and enjoy creating with your children in the Museum's workshop.Art-works will be a take-away Athenian artefact memorabilia.
All children grow up. They learn early that they will grow and usually they are in a hurry to do so. All children except one. And it's natural that this child has become famous. Everyone knows Peter Pan. His story has travelled all over the world. However, how many people really know it? The Herakleidon Museum and Papadopoulos Publications present the exhibition "Peter Pan" by the painter and children's books illustrator Svetlin Vassilev, from February 16 to March 21 in the museum's Educational Room.
Holiday on Ice 2009, the undisputed leader among world ice show spectaculars, returns to Athens, Greece to the Tae kwon do Stadium and invites you into the world of magic and mystery. Santa Claus is ice skating to town in a must-see holiday fun show for the whole family that is guaranteed to send you home in the spirit of Christmas. This Christmas in Athens, Greece don't miss the fantastic Holiday on Ice show from 11 to 20 December.
The Museum of Greek Children's Art presents artworks by pupils at schools of Attiki in an exhibition formed through the encounter of children with the Swiss master's oeuvre. When children met Paul Klee... at the Museum of Greek Children's Art until June 30.
On the last weekend of spring, 30 and 31 May, all children are invited to attend one of the most enjoyable celebrations ever held for their benefit: the children's festival Town For Kids 2, which will take place at Alsos Stratou in Goudi, Athens. Youngsters will be able to play, watch musical, theatrical and dance performances and take part in a variety of educational workshops.
Bugs and his classic Looney Tunes friends hit the ice running in a fun-filled parody of Jules Verne's novel; Around the World in 80 Days will be in Athens from the 12th until the 21st of December at the Tae Kwon Doe Stadium. This free adaptation is an exhilarating adventure which takes the young audience into a journey of discovery across the globe as Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck compete in a wacky race.
Painting, handwork, theatre and fairy-tales for children. Every Saturday, from October 20 till the end of May, the Museum of Cycladic Art houses a series of creative workshop for children of all ages: a painting workshop, handwork and constructions workshop, theatre play and the programme "Learning by playing".
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.