Carnival fesivities continue in Athens until Clean Monday (Kathara Deftera) on March 14th, which marks the start of the Great Lent and it is a public holiday in Greece and Cyprus.
The City of Athens will hold a series of outdoor acitivities for the traditional flying of the kite and feasts of traditional, fasting delicacies and “lagana” bread to celebrate the “koulouma” at Athens neighborhoods.
Program of events:
11.30 Philopappou Hill: Traditional “koulouma” lunch with Greek singers Glykeria and Vassilis Saleas
11.00 K.A.P.A.PS. Park: Traditional music by the Cultural Association of Ano Ambelokipoi.
11.00 Penelope Delta Square- Ellinoroson: Traditional “koulouma” lunch by the Ellinoroson Friendship Club and traditional dances by the “Arion” Music and Dance Group.
12.00 Proskopoi Square, Pagrati: Music event with Kostas Kantzilieris and Maria Manolakou.
20.00 “Anna Maria Kalouta” Theatre: Music and songs from the Greek cinema with soprano Despina Tsolaki, actor Spiros Bibilas, musicians and dancers.
For more information visit the City of Athens web site (in Greek)
SOURCE: City of Athens