|Posted by moodhacker on January 5, 2020 at 6:50 AM|
Thousands of Athenians and visitors on Tuesday evening gathered at Syntagma Square in Athens, to wellcome the New Year at the city's special Feast organized by the municipality of Athens with lots of music, dancing and fireworks.
“It was the perfect way to welcome the new decade,” the Municipality said in an announcement.
A few minutes before midnight, Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis asked people to hug each other and join him as he counted down to 2020 wishing all a happy New Year.
Among the artists that performed on stage were renowned Greek music band Melisses, as well as singers Ivy Adamou, Demy, Josephine and the Wolves gymnastics team.
The party continued until the early morning hours with a powerfull music program by Dj Pitsi.
Fireworks exploded over the ancient temple of Partthenon on top of Acropolis hill as part of theNew Year's Eve celebrations