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Travelling with a body

Travelling with a body

The Athens International Airport, in the context of the artistic collaboration running this year with the "Art-Athina" International Contemporary Art Fair, presents the photo exhibition

"Travelling with a body"
by Dimitris Alithinos

on display from September 4th through December 31st, in the "Art and Culture" exhibition space, on Arrivals Level.

The Great Gods of Samothrace and Athena of the Acropolis

The Great Gods of Samothrace and Athena of the Acropolis

Tuesday, 1 September, 2015 - Sunday, 10 January, 2016

Εvery Friday night, Museum visitors have the opportunity to participate in a journey to the sanctuary of the Great Gods of Samothrace and the sanctuary of Athena on the Acropolis.

Documenta 14 brings Kassel to Athens

Documenta 14 brings Kassel to Athens

On October 6, 2014, a symposium titled "documenta 14, Kassel: Learning from Athens" was held at Kunsthochschule (Academy of Fine Arts) in Kassel, Germany, at the invitation of the academy. Organized by the team of documenta 14, and led by Artistic Director Adam Szymczyk, the symposium presented key members of the next documenta organization, as well as discussed essential ideas and thematic concerns of the exhibition project as a whole, scheduled to take place in 2017.
Art Athina at the AIA

Art Athina at the AIA

Athens International Airport launches its collaboration with the Art-Athina International Exhibition of Contemporary Art, which celebrates its 20th year, by hosting throughout the year, six special exhibitions in the airport's exhibition areas.
Athens Biennale, 2015 -2017

Athens Biennale, 2015 -2017

The next edition of the Athens Biennale will launch its activities in October 2015 and, in contrast to the typical model of a Biennale, will run through two years and peak in June 2017 with the opening of Documenta 14.

  • wintersales

    Summer sales in Athens this year commence on Monday, July 13th and last through August 31st. One can obtain discounts of up to 50% and 70%. Athens has an impressive variety of goods to offer shoppers, from top designer labels and exquisite jewelry to fine antiques and high quality leather goods. The sales period is a major opportunity to obtain all things offered by the Athens shopping paradise at a better price. Most shops are open Monday, Wednesday and Saturday 9 am-3 pm and on Tuesday and Thursday 9 am-8 pm.

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    Travellers planning a trip to Athens, are encouraged to apply online for a "This is My Athens" personal "showing around town" with an Athens Local. Go beyond the traditional guide book sights and places of interest. Let an Athenian take you to that special neighborhood bakery, or show you some great neighborhoods along the Southern coast and the breathtaking promenades.

  • 21st Athens International Film Festival
    21st Athens International Film Festival

    23rd September - 4th October 2015

    The Athens International Film Festival - Opening Nights, in its 21st edition, brings to the Greek audience, through 10 separate sections, some of the world cinema best films, introducing the great upcoming directors and presenting cinema's modern trends, through not only fiction, but also documentaries.

  • 6th Athens Bike Festival
    6th Athens Bike Festival

    The preparations for the 6th Athens Bike Festival are well under way! From 18 to 20 September 2015, the Technopolis of the City of Athens will welcome the thousands friends of cycling for the sixth consecutive year. Many bicycles, accessories, events, test rides, children activities and many more will await the friends of the Athens Bike Festival.

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