• “Pinocchio”, directed by Vassilis Mavrogeorgiou at the National Children’s Theater

Vassilis Mavrogeorgiou directs Carlo Collodi’s beloved story Pinocchio in a modern version by Chris Cooper, and takes us on a great adventure where everything changes and everything is possible. The classic fairy tale that has nurtured and enchanted generations of young and old viewers for decades now tells the adventures of a wooden puppet, Pinocchio. The Fox and the Cat will convince him to deviate from his school path, assuring him that if he follows them a life full of adventure and recklessness awaits him. But nothing will be as he was promised and Pinocchio will be forced to go through a thousand waves, resist temptations, change, grow stronger and mature in order to finally be able to find himself again with his father, Geppetto.

They play: Giorgos Vourdamis, Antonis Gritsis, Christos Dalkyriadis, Michalis Koilakos et al.
Representations: From 18 November 2023. Saturday, 16:30 and Sunday, 11:30
Tickets: Saturday & Sunday: Adults €10 | Children’s – one €8 | limited visibility €5
National Theater – Rex “Eleni Papadakis” Stage, Panepistimi 48, Athens. Ticket Office: 210 3301881 – 210 3305074

  • Babouska, by Xenia Kalogeropoulou at the Municipal Theater of Piraeus

The Municipal Theater of Piraeus opens its Children’s Stage with the performance “The Babouska”, based on the Christmas story of the same name by the much-loved children’s author Xenia Kalogeropoulou. Actress Angeliki Fragou brings Babouska to life on stage, a heroine who speaks of love, selfless giving and self-awareness. In this tender, atmospheric story we will meet Babushka, an old woman who lives a quiet life all alone in a clean and tidy house in the forest. We will meet the three wizard-kings, who one day, quite suddenly, appear on her doorstep and invite her to travel with them. * Directed by: Valia Papakonstantinou.

They play: Angeliki Fragou in the role of Babouska. Panos Kotsoglou in the role of narrator
Representations: From 19 November 2023 to 7 January 2024. Every Sunday at 15:00
Tickets: €10 general admission. Special prices for groups. Presale: more.com
Municipal Theater of Piraeus, 32 Iroon Polytechniou & Vas. Georgiou. Tel: 210 41 43 310

  • 60 Athens International Film Festival for Children and Adolescents


From the 13th to the 19th of November, the Athens Concert Hall, the Municipal Theater of Piraeus, the Museum of Cycladic Art and the cinemas Kifisia 1 & 2 Cinemax, DANAOS and SINEAK are hosting the great celebration of children’s and teenage cinema. 91 short and feature films from 32 countries about self-expression, diversity and the joy of being yourself on the exciting journey to adulthood. The best of short and feature films for young ages, original workshops and the festive atmosphere that the city’s families have come to love so much return for a magical weekend. Among other things, viewers will have the opportunity to enjoy the new adventures of popular heroes such as Animanimals and Ernest & Célestine, discover the beauties of our natural world and expand the limits of their imagination through a rich, extroverted program.

13-19 November 2023

Tickets on sale: On megaron.gr and more.com

  • Little Nicholas: What are we waiting for to be happy? (Translated)

Movie theater

The award-winning French animation film “Little Nicholas: What are we waiting for to be happy?” is based on the beloved comics and children’s books by Jean-Jacques Sempé and René Goscinny and honors the spirit of the legendary creators and their iconic work. Crouching over a blank piece of paper somewhere between Montmartre and Saint-Germain, Jean-Jacques Sempe and Rene Goscinny breathe life into a mischievous boy, little Nicolas. An episodic life full of play, friends, pranks, punishments, valuable lessons and disagreements unfolds before Little Nikolas. As the story unfolds, the playful boy sneaks into his creators’ studio and learns about their acquaintance and friendship, as well as their childhoods.

Voices: Yannis Karaoulis, Petros Konomou, Skevos Polykarpou, Evros Vassiliou, Marian Kyprianou et al.

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