Apokries in Athens!


Apokries is the Carnival time for Athens, Greece. A celebration for people of all ages, it harmoniously blends traditions with contemporary ideas and events that appeal to all citizens, children and city visitors.The Carnival period in Athens, Greece lasts for three weeks, and it's non-stop party time before the restrictions of Lent.

In 2012 Carnival runs from Sunday 5th February to Sunday 26th February.

Carnival 2010

Carnival 2010 - An Athens Full of Smiles

Carnival 2010

This Carnival season, the City of Athens encourages everyone to join a lively, cheerful celebration that will take place in both the city centre and city neighbourhoods.


Athens Celebrates Carnival with Latin Rhythm at Technopolis

02/25/2009 - 00:36
02/26/2009 - 00:36

The City of Athens is celebrating Carnival with two events featuring music and dancing with a Latin theme at Technopolis, Wednesday and Thursday, 25 and 26 February 2009. A performance featuring Latin, tango and jazz will be presented 25 February at 9 pm; on 26 February at 9 pm, the groups Fuego de Cuba and Latino will put on an authentic Latin-American programme with plenty of music and dancing.

Start date: 
25 Feb 2009
End date: 
26 Feb 2009
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Traditional highlights

Traditional highlightsThe following are some Athenian seasonal cultural holidays and traditional highlights you are sure to enjoy on your visit. Consider them when planning your trip!

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