Athens on a budget!

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Dear guest, during the next few days you will be able to attend and enjoy events in Athens that are, in most cases for free, and absolutely interesting!

Friday, March 6th

As March the 6th is a day dedicated to the legendary woman Melina Mercouri, you will enjoy free entrance to all Museums and archaeological sites, including Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum (don’t forget to visit the -1 floor)!

The Greek Culture Ministry has dedicated 2020 to Melina Mercouri in order to commemorate 100 years since her birth and 26 years since her death.


Saturday March 7th, 12.00, Proskopon sq, Pagkrati

The Athens Philharmonic Orchestra introduces a variety programme with songs that were composed by people that lived in the historical Pagkrati area.


11th of March, 19.00, National Library

In March, SNFCC’s collaboration with Goethe-Institut Athen, in view of the 100-year anniversary of the Bauhaus School, continues through talks and art workshops for children and adults.

“Bauhaus at 100” explores the legacy of the 20th century’s most iconic art & design school in the fields of architecture, industrial design, the arts, dance and education. Dr. Eva von Engelberg, professor of the Ηistory of Αrchitecture at Universität Siegen, will highlight all these aspects during her talk “Bauhaus at 100: Historicizing Old Towns as Acts of Provocation” at the SNFCC. The talk will be conducted in German, with real-time translation into Greek and Greek Sign Language.


Saturday the 14th, 12:30, 13 Eratosthenous str 

Αμφιθέατρο Ιδρύματος Βασίλη & Ελίζας Γουλανδρή, Ερατοσθένους 13

Open rehearsal of the Kipseli Orchestra “El Sistema Greece”. (ESG) offers free music lessons to children and young people in Greece, with the aim of creating a music-based, non-discriminatory and inclusive community. So… enjoy them!


19th and 20th of March, 20.30

Enjoy the Musical Theatre “Europa” (1991, by Lars von Trier) through the eyes and thoughts of the creator of the Greek-German theatre (for german and greek speaking audience) Kostas Papakostopoulos.


March 28th, 12.00, Plita Sq., Pagkrati

Athens Big Band introduces you to the golden jazz and swing era! 


Throughout March

You can visit EMST, the National Museum of Contemporary Art, for free during March. Please remember: 

Mondays and 25th of March: closed

Thursdays: open 11.00-22.00

Rest of the days: open 11.00-19.00.