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Christmas In Athens!

Athens is always a unique Christmas destination. This year's Christmas events seek to revive the deeper humanistic meaning of Christmas and the New Year.

Athens is always a unique Christmas destination. This year's Christmas events seek to revive the deeper humanistic meaning of Christmas and the New Year. For this reason, the festive program that the City of Athens has organized this year concentrates on solidarity and joint efforts that aim to offer to all happiness, optimism and the hope for a sustainable future.

Please click here for the Program of Events of the City of Athens.

The events begin on Tuesday 11th of December with the Illumination of the city by the Mayor of Athens, Yiorgos Kaminis, at Syntagma square. 

Concert from the Symphonic Orchestra and the City of Athens Big Band. 16 Christmas trees, which were created by 20 students of the sector  Interior Architecture of AKTO College using their own artistic approach, were selected to adorn Syntagma square this year. The trees are distinguished for their inspiration and originality.

The City of Athens undertook to highlight them by placing them to the Christmas installation and with the use of technology, they became the alternative, inventive and imaginative proposal adornment of the most luminous square.

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