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26 SEPTEMBER 2019
Sounds Greek to me! The border area of Prespes … at the Athens airport!
Friday, September 27th
The border area of
is the ninth destination of the Athens Airport programme
Fly me to the Moon-Sounds Greek to me!
With even more images of Greece, the airport’s programme continues
on Friday, September 27th
. Α wetland of international importance, with exceptional flora and fauna species, will be “visiting” Athens International Airport to introduce the airport’s passengers & visitors to the region’s “fairytale” landscape, its traditional communities, Byzantine monuments, and local products.
The Vigla Pisoderi Athletic and Educational Club will present the Prespa dance tradition. Members of the club, dressed in traditional costumes, will set up an improvised feast and enthrall the public. The Presband group will also give a Balkan rhythm to the event, under the sound of their bronze instruments.
Visitors will be introduced to the "plava", a typical Prespa Lake wooden boat, perfectly adapted to the local conditions and needs of the fishermen. Its very dark appearance -due to its being coated with tar- is a hallmark of the lake(s?). Also, the public will taste traditional and new recipes introducing two of the most important products of the land and lakes of the region: beans and “tsironia”.
Sounds Greek to me at Athens International Airport!
9th destination: Introduction to Prespes
Friday, September 27th, 2019
Departures’ Level - Entrance 3 - All Users Area
Hours: 12:00 - 16:00
Greece at the airport
The airport’s "Fly me to the moon” this year “unfolds” the natural beauty of Greece, the cultural identity, the gastronomy, the customs, the traditions, and the special character of each region. Our passengers and visitors will be enjoying these “journeys”, together with local representatives, and the people of our country’s “guest of honour” regions.
July 2018 – Central Greece
September 2018 – Chania
October 2018 – Epirus
December 2018 – Northern Greece
March 2019 – Skyros
March 2019 – South Aegean
April 2019 – South Kynouria
July 2019 – Kastellorizo
September 2019 - Prespes
"Fly me to the Moon"
is a joint cooperation between Athens International Airport and elculture cultural platform which takes place for sixth consecutive years. For more information please visit
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