It took a bit longer this year but holiday season in Athens has started. Officially, lights go on all over Athens on December 10 with a grand party at Syntagma Square. Greek pop stars Helena Paparizoy, Idra Kayne, Ian Stratis and samba percussion maniacs Batala Atenas will perform on the square's main stage leading up to the night's headline event. The historic facade of the Hellenic Parliament will be the canvas for an impressive 3D projection mapping of ... Actually, no spoilers. Go check them out for yourself. They're scheduled to make an encore appearance on Friday the 13th December.
For more Christmas inspiration, check out the full-programme of 2019-2020 city celebrations here.