Summer festival in Athens will take place until September

Municipality of Athens has launched a summer festival which will take place from June to September. It will contain live events in four outdoor venues across the city.

Mayor of Athens Kostas Bakoyannis said: “This summer festival is different because it is organized by the Municipality of Athens, the people of culture and their ideas. We want to support these people but also provide the city with the colors and sounds it needs”.

The summer festival is organized for everyone: residents and visitors, children and adults.

It will include concerts, dance shows and theater performances taking place in the Technopolis venue in Gazi, at the theaters of Kolonos and Grava and at the AB movie theater in Ano Patisia.

This is the chance for artists, art groups and companies to use these venues for free. The necessary equipment is also provided.

Following an open call, the municipality’s events committee selected

100 proposals got selected after an open call and all events allow only a seated audience. The four venues are operating in accordance with the Covid-19 restrictions and official guidelines to ensure the safety and health of all artists and the public, reports GTP.

For all those who cannot attend Athens’ summer events in person, they can watch the live stream whenever they want.

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