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The Acropolis Museum celebrates 9th birthday!

The Acropolis Museum celebrates 9th birthday with Gallery talks and Jazz Concert

The exhibition areas and the restaurant will be open until midnight and entry will be free from 8pm onwards.

Gallery talks
“Eleusis. The great mysteries”

Walk through the temporary exhibition “Eleusis. The great mysteries” together with an archaeologist – host. Discover the most important artifacts brought to light by the archaeological excavation in Eleusis, as well as the connection of Eleusis, Athens and the Acropolis.

Greek: 10 am,12 noon, 2 pm, 4 pm, 6 pm
English: 12:30 pm, 17:30 pm
Participation: For registration, please refer to the Information Desk at the Museum entrance on Wednesday 20 June 2018. Limited number of visitors per session. First-in first-served. The gallery talks are free of charge. Only the admission fee to the temporary exhibition is required (3 euros).

Read about the exhibition: https://goo.gl/5Rkq4Y

Athens Big Band Jazz Concert
Wednesday 20 June 2018, 9pm

At 9pm, the City of Athens Big Band will perform favorite jazz songs in the Museum’s entrance courtyard.

Musical Director: Sami Amiris
Musicians: Dimitris Kollias – Alto saxophone, Andreas Mourtzoukos – Alto saxophone, Kostas Karagiannis – Tenor saxophone, Kostas Makris – Tenor saxophone, Kostas Vazouras – Baritone saxophone, Dionysis Kokolis – Trumpet I, Manos Theodosakis – Trumpet II, Vaggelis Katsarelis – Trumpet III, Yiannis Karagiannakis – Trumpet IV, Antonis Andreas – Trombone I, Yiorgos Zareas – Trombone II, Aggelos Tzamarias – Trombone III, Kostas Alexandris – Trombone IV (Bass Trombone), Kevork Charonian – Electric Guitar, Sami Amiris – Piano, Yiorgos Georgiadis – Contrabass – electric bass, Alexandros – Drakos Ktistakis – Drums


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