The Poets Circle, in collaboration with the City of Athens, the Athens Concert Hall, the Benaki Museum, and other leading cultural institutions and municipalities of the Attica region, is organizing the first Athens World Poetry Festival from September 23 to 29 in several venues.
Armata” Fest is the major event taking place in Spetses island. It mainly symbolizes the naval battle, which took place on September 8, 1822, when a revolutionary named Kosmas Barbatsis defied danger, approached and set the Turkish flagship afire, sinking it at the harbour. His action played a decisive part in the battle’s outcome as it forced the enemy to flee.
Two stages, a street fair and an after show party with the radio Djs of En Lefko 87.7. The music will begin early in the afternoon and go on until the morning, on Friday June 14th, at “Technopolis” in Athens.
Almost a year to the date since its first and very successful trial debut, terror returns to the city of Athens! The Screamin' Athens Horror Festival, with its head held high and its teeth sharpened, is back - on 5th, 6th and 7th December- at Gagarin205 and promises another three days filled with horror films from all over the world, as well as exhibitions, books, music and humour!
The Panorama of European Film Festival takes place in Athens from the 9th until 19th of October. The Festival has been organized for the last 20 years by the Ministry of Culture in collaboration with the Eleftherotypia newspaper, alongside other groups that support it, such as the British Council, the City of Athens, the Greek Film Center, the Goethe Institute and others.
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.
For eleven days, from September 17 to 28, the heart of cinema beats in Athens. Organised by the Athens Film Society, the "Opening Nights Conn-x" or Athens International Film Festival brings in the Greek capital the best of the international cinema field.
Summer in Athens is no doubt one of the most exciting times of the year. The mood of the summer vacation dominates every day and every night. The outdoor restaurants, bars, cafes and clubs that line the Mediterranean are tropical paradises built directly on the seacoast. Top DJs at these venues spin the hottest beats and top chefs mix the healthiest ingredients. The town is abuzz.