Photo: Thomas Gravanis

What does Christmas in Athens normally feel like? To spark some festive nostalgia this much altered Yuletide, we asked creative Athenians to share their most cherished memories of the season.

By Amanda Dardanis

Eleni Andreadis

Award-winning children’s author and sustainability specialist

Sustainability scribe Eleni Andreadis

Celebrity chef Akis Petretzikis

Akis Petretzikis

Celebrity Chef

Rebecca Camhi

Gallery owner and art consultant

Keramikos gallerist Rebecca Camhi.

Photo: Stathis Mamalakis

Dance curator Ilias Chatzigeorgiou.

Photo: Yiorgos Bakalis

Ilias Chatzigeorgiou

Dance curator, Athens and Epidaurus Festival

Alexandra Pascalidou

Journalist, author, TV presenter

Media personality Alexandra Pascalidou.

Photo: Thron Ullberg

Stella Panagopoulou (left) & Valisia Gotsi (right) of Athens fashion label 2WO + 1NE = 2

Stella Panagopoulou & Valisia Gotsi

Fashion design duo, 2WO + 1ONE = 2

Chrissianna Andriopoulou

Style blogger, Shoprano

Shoprano's Chrissianna Andriopoulou

Painter Ilias Papailiakis

Ilias Papailiakis

Painter

Argyris Papadimitropoulos

Filmmaker

Filmmaker Argyris Papadimitropoulos.

Photo: Pinelopi Gerasimou