Free Full Moon Events Commence Around Greece on August 17

full moonA series of events are planned in sites and museums throughout the country on five nights around the August full moon, which falls on August 18.

The ministry of culture is opening 116 monuments, sites and museums, free of charge, and organizing performances of music, dance, theater, art exhibitions, film screenings and poetry nights in the moonlight, from August 17 until August 21.

Some of the events are the following:

Acropolis Museum:
On Thursday August 18, at 9 p.m., the Museum will present at the entrance courtyard the Swingin’ Cats band who will play Greek and foreign oldies and dance. The gleeful band that was loved as Penny & The Swingin’ Cats will take us on a journey to older times with their incredible stage presence.

On this day, the Museum will remain open from 8 a.m. to midnight with free entry from 8 p.m. onwards and visitors will be able to enjoy the permanent exhibition as well as the temporary exhibition Dodona: The oracle of sounds.

On Friday August 19, the exhibition areas will be open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. and the restaurant on the second floor will be open until midnight.

From 8 p.m. onwards, entry to the Museum will be free and visitors will have access to both the permanent and temporary exhibitions.

Source: ANA-MPA