Lights Out In Athens
- by XpatAthens
- Monday, 08 April 2019
Last week the Acropolis in Athens was among the landmarks that went dark during Earth Hour in an effort to call for action on climate change.
Alexandros Maragos, a Greek filmmaker and award winning photographer, captured Earth Hour in Athens in a beautiful time-lapse video.
Lights were also switched off at the Athens City Hall, Lycabettus Hill, the Greek Parliament, and various landmarks across the country, while many citizens supported the initiative by turning their home lights off.
Earth Hour first took place in Sydney, Australia in 2007 and since then, more than 180 countries have joined in, including Greece.
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