Athens

TiACF24 | Athens | May 2 – June 2

This May, the third edition of This is Athens - City Festival returns with over 250 events across the city. As the largest spring festival in the Greek capital, it is designed with sustainability in mind, promising an enriching cultural experience for all. Visit cityfestival.thisisathens.org for the detailed program. The majority of the activities are free. 

Athens in two

Athens has a mountain of problems to contend with, from traffic to crime and the housing crisis to overtourism.

None of these is a problem that the municipal authority can deal with on its own. If the government does not work with it, it will be unable to make progress in any area.

Health minister lashes out at Athens mayor for canceling concert over security concerns

Athens Mayor Haris Doukas has come under fire from a government minister for canceling a concert that was to be held later this month under the aegis of the Israeli Embassy over security concerns stemming from the spiraling crisis in the Middle East. 

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