Sunday, 25 February 2024

ATHENS NEWS

EMY Emergency Bulletin: "Spring" is leaving - Rains and storms are coming
EMY Emergency Bulletin: "Spring" is leaving - Rains and storms are coming

The intense phenomena that will start from the west will quickly spread to the central and eastern mainland, the Cyclades and Crete and gradually to the islands of the eastern Aegean and the Dodecanese. The phenomena will be accompanied by strengthened southeasterly winds up to 7 and locally in the Ionian 8 Beaufor...

Hellenic cinema funds gets a boost
Hellenic cinema funds gets a boost

The programs will be bankrolled through the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RFF), while just last week, the GFC approved financial support for 13 film projects to the tune of 1,262,000 euros. “Our goal is both to strengthen domestic film producers and to attract producers from abroad, as well as to promote ...

Unveiling '70 Years of Friendship: Greece's photographic journey through the Korean War Era
Unveiling '70 Years of Friendship: Greece's photographic journey through the Korean War Era

The exhibition was supported by the Hellenic Ministry of National Defense and set up in collaboration with the National Historical Museum of Greece. This exhibition of Robert McCabe’s unique photos, together with a selection of Korean War photos from the archives of the National Historical Museum of Greece, will...

Sakkari and coach splitting up after 6 years working together
Sakkari and coach splitting up after 6 years working together

“Thank you for all the emotions, the support on and off the court, and the belief you had in me since day one. We grew together, and you helped me realize that everything is possible. Not only did you make me a better tennis player, but you also made me a better person,” Sakkari posted Thursday on social m...

16 Greek companies showcase at fashion exhibitions Pure London X Just Around the Corner & Scoop
16 Greek companies showcase at fashion exhibitions Pure London X Just Around the Corner & Scoop

These leading international fashion trade shows, featuring women's and men's clothing, accessories, shoes, jewelry, and lifestyle products, are organized twice a year in London by Hyve, attracting buyers, designers, and businesses with global brands. The Greek participation left positive impressions, and th...

Flights to and from Heraklion airport resume on Saturday
Flights to and from Heraklion airport resume on Saturday

  More specifically, procedures will resume from Saturday, 24th of February, 2024, at 15:00, the Civil Aviation Authority announced on Friday.

Tsitsipas: "I found my rhythm in the second set"
Tsitsipas: "I found my rhythm in the second set"

The Greek champion struggled in the first set, but eventually overcame the American, Alexander Kovacevich (No. 100), 7-6(1) and 6-3 in 1 hour and 39 minutes and qualified for the semifinals of the tournament, where he will duel with Casper Rudd (No. 12) for a place in the final. Tsitsipas talked about the qualificatio...

ATHENS GUIDE

Collections of the Jewish Museum of Greece
Collections of the Jewish Museum of Greece

The Permanent Exhibitions at the Jewish Museum is divided into six floors and a good opportunity to learn about the history of Jewish life in Greece.

Athens with Family & Kids
Athens with Family & Kids

A child-friendly Athens most certainly exists. Children will enjoy the endless action and playful vibe of the city, experiencing unforgettable holiday moments under their parents' careful watch, and exploring a city so diverse from theirs at home.

The Greek National Theater today
The Greek National Theater today

The National Theater finally became a legal entity governed by private lawʼ in 1994. Along with its new legal status, the National Theater has a new Director, Nikos Kourkoulos.

Zappeion Mansion
Zappeion Mansion

The Zappeion Mansion is now used as a public and private Conference and Exhibition Center, the Zappeion is one of the most historic buildings of Athens.

Maria Callas
Maria Callas

Maria Callas was born in New York on 2nd December, 1923, and died in Paris on 16 September, 1977. She was a top soprano and internationally known performer of opera and lyric theater.

Plaka
Plaka

Plaka is the oldest area in Athens located under the Acropolis Hill, on its northern slope. Plaka owes its name to the Arvanites that settled there during the 17th Century and named this area pl(i)aka - meaning old - when it was rather uninhabited.

Agia Paraskevi
Agia Paraskevi

The Municipality of Agia Paraskevi is located in the northeastern part of Attica, at the foot of Mount Ymmitos. The area began to grow massively in the beginning of the 20th Century with the permanent settlement of residents and, until 1921, it belonged to the Municipality of Athens.

Cimon
Cimon

Cimon was born in 506 B.C. and died in 499 B.C. during the Siege of Citium either by a wound or by some form of illness. He was the son of Marathon warrior, Miltiades, and went through a difficult childhood due to his father’s conviction after the failed Siege of Paros.

ATHENS LIFESTYLE

Gastronomy in Athens
Gastronomy in Athens

When recalling the Athens of many years ago, we remember a less outlandish manner of the life led then. The change in this situation can only be positive from a gastronomic point of view.

Nightlife in Athens
Nightlife in Athens

Athens by night is something that has made the city famous for many decades. For someone to be able to state that they know about going out in Athens, they must have visited dozens of the most well known venues in the valley and surrounding areas.

Shopping in Athens
Shopping in Athens

Like all major metropolitan areas, the City of Athens has much to offer visitors in the way of shopping. We panelled Greek consumers to discover their preferences and experiences with the international chains that operate in the country in recent years.

Sporting Activities in Athens
Sporting Activities in Athens

In the country that gave birth to the Olympic Games, there are a large number of stadiums, athletic clubs, training centers and sports courts - many of which host major international athletic events.

Wellness in Athens
Wellness in Athens

Taking care of oneself has become somewhat of a priority in Athens – a city that not only followed the trends of all other major metropolitan areas but might have possibly surpassed many of them.

Entertainment in Athens
Entertainment in Athens

Want to have fun? The cinema's and fun parks of Athens are definitely the places to check out when you just want to get away from it all.

Outdoor & Nature
Outdoor & Nature

Athens is a city of great outdoors with many activities and opportunities to enjoy nature and wildlife in a mild Mediterranean climate.

ATHENS EVENTS

Panos Kiamos & Katerina Lioliou, Tony Sfinos
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Fri
Back to 80s heavy metal
Feb
23
Fri
Katerina Papoutsaki Live at Sfinga
Mar
01
Fri
Everything is allowed (Ola Epitrepontai)
Mar
02
Sat
RedRoom Nights
Feb
25
Sun
Mixer Latin Night
Feb
25
Sun
1550 at Roha's Live Stage
Feb
28
Wed

ATHENS BUSINESS DIRECTORY

Capanna Trattoria (Italian Restaurant)

This pizzeria / trattoria was designed with the starting point of experiencing outdoor dining. Therefore, when the weather is warm enough, the floor to ceiling windows can slide upwards allowing the restaurant to spill out onto the pavement - giving more

Peri Lesvou

On Athinas Street, between Omonoia Square and Monastiraki Square, there is the grocery store of Peri Lesvos. Authentic traditional products from Lesvos and Limnos from pasta, honey, ouzo and wines to cosmetics made by the hands of Island’s more

Jack's Lounge Glyfada

"Jack's Lounge" in southern Glyfada is a hip, chic place that offers refined International and Greek modern cuisine. It also boasts a wide range of cocktails where every detail is meticulously attended to and music events in an intimate atmosphere. more

Korres (Natural Cosmetics)

At Korres you will find great products for hair, body and face care, all manufacturer in Greece based on the advantages of natural ingredients. The goal of Korres is to develop innovative and clinically effective skincare products based on natural more

Avissinias Square

The antique bazaar at Avissinias Square, every Sunday from 09:00 outside the bric-a-brac shops, has become renowned throughout Greece. Treasures such as chairs, mirrors, old phones and cameras, vases, lamps, books, disks, cheap CDs, DVDs, as well as more

Eftychia Ceramics

Original handmade ceramics in a variety of colors are found here. The pieces are decorative, stylish and bring a touch of freshness and colour to any room. If you are lucky, you might see the artist in the shop in Exarcheia. more

Spit Jack (Steakhouse)

In this cozy restaurant near Syntagma Square you will sit in a living room atmosphere with an imposing chandelier, design elements and portraits of famous personalities. more

National Garden Kafeneion

For those who are looking for a natural green shelter in the heart of the city! A quiet café on the edge of the National Garden. Enjoy your coffee and Greek cuisine. more

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