The Athens Art Network Petit Paris d’Athenes festival in back in full swing after the two year hiatus due to Covid restrictions. It includes 10 days of cultural events all over the Greek capital, infusing Athens with a Parisian buzz.
The program presents Rebetiko to Franco-Levantine music and diverse theatrical, dance and musical performances. It will be also have street art events, live free shows, visual art exhibitions, lectures, forums, and a range of education programs for children.
Alongside these, the now established Jazz n World music festival will also be held as a part of the overall program. The festival emulates the cosmopolitan character of Smyrna of 1922.
There will be more than 500 artists, scholars and creatives involved. The festival will present works in various public venues and public spaces from Omonia square to Larissa and Metaxourgio station. Across these areas many roads are named after French scholars and have been meeting points in the Athenian cultural scene, the urban folk scene, large immigrant waves, travellers and tourists.
The festival will also use venues such as the National Conservatoire, Aggelon Vima theatre, the musical stage of Lux(former Acrovatis), bar-restaurants like Beeraki and Typografos,
Over 51 Public school of Athens will take part in the festival.
The festivals contribution to the commercial and tourist potential has been recognised by every relevant public and private party. For more information visit: mikroparisi.eu