The magnificent city of Athens hosts a number of festivals. The city hosts the annual arts festival, namely the Epidaurus Festival. Book your cheap airline tickets between May to October and get to attend the event. It is the oldest and well known cultural establishment in Greece. The festival includes ballet, musical, theatrical and other cultural affairs. The festival has got the privilege of hosting some of the foremost lights of theater, dance and music like Savvopoulos, Mitropoulos, Dalaras, Maria Callas, Leonidas Kavakos, Noh theater, koun, Bunraku puppet theater, Peking Opera and many more. The Epidaurus Festival is a venture with an exciting history. It has reformed the ancient Greek traditions at the wonderful theater.
The fun filled Athens street festival gets onto the street with something for all and transforms the little city into the biggest celebration. Book inexpensive flight tickets and come out on the street to rejoice with other fifteen thousand people. It offers everything from more than 200 hundred vendors selling everything to tour of the Hudson Athens Lighthouse, children rides, classic car shows, enormous fireworks exhibits, live music on 3 stages and much more. Around 200 vendors selling usual American to ethnic foods of amazing varieties, handcrafts, toys, house wares, artworks and almost everything. The demonstration area is a new supplement offering dance, martial arts, woodwork crafts, and law enforcement. Athens streets and many stages host numerous acts which include stilt walker, a ventriloquist and music from almost every genre. Several families take part in the parade showing the kids’ handiwork.
The Green Design Festival has become an annual festival in Athens. It is a free, public cultural event and aims at nurturing an extensive understanding of ecological and environmental concerns among the citizens. Board a cheap flight to Athens and get tips on how to have an eco-chic everyday life. With the use of new technology and powerful imagery, the festival turns the city into a vibrant, interactive place. Suggestions and ideas to lead a greener and eco-friendly life are presented. In 2010 it was hosted in Syntagma Square attracting thousands of people. Other than the exhibits at the Syntagma Square, several other places also hosted events and exhibits all combined by the green theme. Even the event program was made by overprinting on back issues of the Athens Voice, a more eco-friendly method. The main highlight was the extensive eco-chic fashion display. Flight to Athens will allow you to witness designers new high fashion party dresses created from recycled materials. Around 70 architects, graphic designers, industrial designers and street artists participate and work on the theme of the event. Traveling shows are also being organized which can come into sight of other cities of Greece.
Rockwave festival is one of the famous music festivals in Greece. The Dionyssia Wine Festival is the most exciting wine tasting annual festival. It is sponsored by a wine marketing company, Vinetum. Over 120 wineries from across the country put on around 1,000 varieties. Book cheap tickets and get one of itself opportunity to be introduced to a number of fine Greek wines that have won international accolades. You can meet the vintners and have an idea on how they produce some Greece’s local grape varieties.