Bolshoi Orchestra, Odeon of Herodes Atticus

Athens Festival

The Athens Festival takes place at a number of venues, including the magnificent Herod Atticus Odeon, which dates back to 161 AD. The ancient, tiered theatre nestles at the foot of the Acropolis. The festival runs through summer and autumn, and graces audiences with marvellous...  see full details

Traditional Greek Dancing

Traditional Greek Dance Festival

Nothing demonstrates the warmth and energy of Greek people as well as their traditional dance. Travellers visiting Athens can catch performances on most summer nights at Dora Stratou on Philopappou Hill. Established by Greek folk expert, Dora Stratou, the lovely theatre quite rightly describes itself...  see full details

Rockwave Festival

Rockwave Festival

Since its inception in 1996, Athens' Rockwave Festival has become one of Europe's most popular live-rock-music events and continues to draw the hottest performers and an enthusiastic crowd of tens of thousands. The annual festival takes place over three days and features three stages, where...  see full details