Children dress up for the pre-Lent carnival in Athens and Patras
Children dressed up for the carnival and meet Looney Tunes and Disney characters, who greeted them along with entertainers on stilts, magicians, face painters, and jugglers.
The Philharmonic Orchestra of the City of Athens performed light music, while Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis dropped by.
Zappeion events started at 11:30 and continued to late afternoon.
Other cities hosted events as well, with one of the most colorful being the "Junior Parade" for children in Patras.