After an introspective year in isolation, Giannis Adamakos makes a departure from his colour-soaked compositions to seek beauty in shadows and foggy silhouettes in his collection, Insight currently showing at Citronne Gallery.
What: Giannis Adamakos, who trained under Dimitris Mytaras and Panayotis Tetsis, presents his new bod...
From free microchipping of pets to adopting strays and even a Woof Festival, the City of Athens celebrates World Animal Day with a flurry of activities. The City of Athens has been actively fostering a partnership with Athenians to become more engaged in caring for its stray four-legged population.
With the world’s largest str...
Pet-friendly establishments that actively encourage you to socialize with your pet were few and far between in the city. That is changing now with a few pet-loving restaurateurs urging you to bring your cute little furry friend in tow. Athens Insider lists the best bars and restaurants to paint the town red with your four-legged companion...
What: Two sold-out performances with the English superstar and 17-time Grammy Award winner performing his most iconic songs. Proving why he has remained such an enduring musical artist for more than four decades, Sting comes back to Athens and the Herod Atticus after his last concert here in 2018. Expect songs from his latest album “Sting: My Songs...
Acclaimed author and Athens-based anthropologist Sofka Zinovieff delves deep beneath the surface of Athens in a podcast series that’s designed to decode our captivating capital. In an exclusive interview with Athens Insider, she takes us through cemeteries and bustling farmer’s markets.
Your podcast series Athens Unpacked laun...
WHAT: French actress Monica Bellucci portrays Maria Callas, the legendary Greek soprano, in a monologue based on her unpublished letters, unknown and hidden from the public. During the 80 minutes of the play, Monica Bellucci will take us across Maria Callas's life, from her childhood to the peak and slumps of her career, while also talking about h...
A visionary and a go-getter, Karim Ghattas has been one of the most influential personalities in Lebanon’s cultural scene. As the founder of LibanJazz, in a music career spanning two decades, he has befriended, produced and managed some of the most talented musicians from the Med, while leaving his own vibrant, enduring imprint on the mus...
Not firearms or empty threats. Mikis Theodorakis used the power of his words and his music to rebel against the oppressive junta regime in his native Greece.
He passed away on September 2, 2021, to a hero’s farewell. A living legend, he was known world-over for his catchy score for Zorba the Greek, a film that captures the gen...
When not canvassing for political campaigns, Tel Aviv-based communications strategist and University professor Nimrod Fridberg is busy scouring Athens’ bylanes for the best buys to impress his powerful clientele and students alike! So enthused is he with the bargains that Nimrod suggests making shopping therapy the number one priority whe...
What: RUINS, exclusively commissioned by Carwan Gallery is finally ready to be unveiled in Athens in June 2021
Ruins features a series of works that re-signify architectural fragments belonging to different historical periods and which refer to the most significant archaeological sites placed in the Mediterranean basin.
The project relates some...
Patisseur Stelios Parliaros shares a summer salad that hits just the right notes as temperatures soar!
Ingredients: (10 servings)
4.4 lbs. (2kgs.) tomatoes
8.8 oz. (250 gr.) feta
1 bunch basil
1 bunch mint
1 bunch fresh coriander
7 oz. (200 gr.) cucumber
5 barley rusks
Extra virgin Greek o...
The new 8-part series, Athens Unpacked premieres with its first two episodes on 19 May. Produced by Pod.gr for This is Athens. A brand new podcast series that’s designed to decode our captivating capital—with acclaimed author and Athens-based anthropologist Sofka Zinovieff getting under the city's tangled chara...