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Greek Dance Under the Acropolis Goes Viral (video)

If there is one Greek dance that is known all over the world and loved by millions of, it is, of course, the Syrtaki. The internet is full of videos of the Syrtaki, but a recent one featuring a troupe...

Greek Fashion Show to be Held at Odeon of Herodes Atticus

Greece's Central Archaeological Council (CAC) gave permission to designer Vassilios Kostetsos to stage a fashion show at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus entrance square on March 31st. The ancient stone theater was built on the slope of the Acropolis hill...

Sting to Rock the Acropolis this Summer

British rock star Sting will perform two concerts at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus in Athens on Friday 22 and Saturday 23 of June 2018 as part of the annual Athens and Epidaurus Festival. Famous for legendary opera and ancient tragedy...

Greeks Gather at Acropolis Foothill to Declare their Faith to Zeus (video)

More than 300 people, members of the Assembly of Greeks, on Monday gathered outside the Odeon of Herodes Atticus at the foothill of Acropolis to declare their principles and pray to Zeus. The Assembly of Greeks is the political party...

Live at at Herodes Atticus Odeon: Vladimir and Dimitri Ashkenazy to Perform on Aug. 1

Master musician, conductor and pianist Vladimir Ashkenazy, with his son Dimitri Ashkenazy on solo clarinet, returns to the Odeon of Herodes Atticus on August 1. Vladimir Ashkenazy will conduct the Athens State Orchestra as it performs a rich classical...

Giannis Michalopoulos, One of the Greatest Greek Actors Dies at the Age of 89

Giannis Michalopoulos, considered one of the last of the greatest actors born during the Interwar period (1923-1940) lost his life at dawn due to cardiac arrest, on Friday, June 10. He was 89 years old. He was known for combining his theatre...

Rufus Wainwright Presents Prima Donna in Athens, Greece

Rufus Wainwright, distinguished singer and songwriter, will present the Symphonic Visual Concert Prima Donna on Tuesday at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus within the framework of the Hellenic Festival. Prima Donna, the central character of which is inspired by Maria...

Greek-French Academy Award Winner Desplat to Close Athens Open Air Film Festival

This year's Athens Open Air Film Festival will come to an end on Saturday, September 5, with a special screening at the Greek Film Archive. Greek-French composer and Academy Award winner Alexandre Desplat, who performed at the Odeon of Herodes...

Alexis Tsipras' Partner Stays Behind the Scenes

SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras' partner has come out of the sidelines now that the election campaign is over and Tsipras will be most likely Greece's new Prime Minister. Peristera or Betty Baziana has preferred not to make public appearances all...

Mario Frangoulis Concert at Herodes Atticus Odeon

Greek tenor Mario Frangoulis will give a special concert on Friday, September 5, at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, a beautiful stone theatre that dominates the western end on the south slope of the Acropolis. In this concert, which is...