Free October Events In Athens

  • by XpatAthens
Free October Events In Athens No doubt in our minds that Athens is a beautiful city with historical ancient sites that date back thousands of years ago. However, the capital also hosts a number of super cool and interesting events, some of which are also free to attend. Here are some picks of art and culture events that will definately fascinate you!

1) Athens Culture Net At Night

On Friday October the 5th, Athens Culture Net invites you to wander around the city from sunset till late at night. Discover events and surprise activities all to do with art and narration. Take part in a crime literature workshop at a Kolonaki bookshop, while at the Puskin Institute learn in central Athens you can learn all about the Russian language.

2) ΦantastiCon 2018

On the 6th and 7th of October, ΦantastiCon invites you to a two-day festival at the Hellenic-American Union. All sorts of creatures will transform the place into a forest, while elves and unicorns will meet brave warriors and wizards. The person of honour will be the writer, poet and actor Makis Panorios. The event will last from 11:00 to 21:30.

3) October 1944 - Athens Is Celebrating

For the fourth year in a row, FreeAthens44 and events of  ''October 12th 1944. Athens Is Free''  fill the city with activites to celebrate its independence from the Nazi rule in 1944. Shows, events, historic walks, music, theatrical performances, screenings and workshops are just few of the free activities you can enjoy!

4) ''Happy Birthday Mr. Chatzidakis''

On October 23rd, the day Manos Chatzidakis was born, the Greek National Opera will pay a musical tribute to this great Greek composer. On the Stavros Niarchos stage, renowned artists will perform his songs and Schoolwave bands will experiment with his music!

5) A stroll in Athens with its writers

Athens is the World Book Capital for 2018 and you are invited to get to know the CityofAthens and its writers a bit better. During three days, October the 6th, 7th and 13th, both kids and adults will discover a different version of the city ranging from historic tours to early settlements of Asia Minor refugees.

6) Dirty Fuse at the SNFCC

On Saturday October the 13th, Stavros Niarchos Foundation Center invites you to its last outdoor concert with a Surf Rock party and Dirty Fuse!

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