What measures are in place to prevent the spread of Covid-19?
Megaron, the Athens Concert Hall, prioritises the safety of its audience and its personnel, and applies all the necessary precautionary measures against the spread of Covid-19 in all areas.
Specifically, for events held at the Megaron Garden, the following measures are in place:
- The audience is requested to be at the venue one to one and a half hours before the beginning of the performance, and to follow the instructions given by Megaron staff to exit the venue and to maintain social distancing.
- Seats are placed in sets of two or three, with appropriate distances between them. Spectators are requested not to move their seat or move from their seat during the performance.
- The audience is requested to remain seated throughout the performance.
- Wearing non-surgical face protection masks is mandatory when entering the venue, throughout the performance, and when exiting the venue for the audience and the staff.
- Megaron staff monitors adherence to the protection measures and the audience is required to follow their instructions at all times.
- Antiseptic gels are available for public use at the entrances and at the bars.
- Bars are open, and their services are fully compliant with all requirements of food and drink preparation and serving during Covid-19.
- The maximum number of tickets purchased per show per person is 4.
- There is no intermission.
- Where can I obtain printed material about the Concert Hall events (annual and quarterly)?
There are display cases with the annual and quarterly programmes of events in all the Concert Hall foyers. Programmes will soon be available online as well.
- What if I’m late to the performance?
Once the performance has commenced there is no admission to the auditorium until the intermission (if the programme includes an intermission).
- Where are programmes available for particular events?
There are programme sales points in the foyers of all the various halls, and on all levels.
- Where is the cloakroom?
Each hall has its own cloakroom. That of the Christos Lambrakis Hall is in the ground floor foyer; that of the Alexandra Trianti Hall in the stalls foyer, those of the Dimitris Mitropoulos, Nikos Skalkotas and Banquet Halls outside their respective foyers.
- Where is the bar;
There are regular bars or trolley bar service on each level.
- Where can I smoke?
There are designated smoking areas in the garden, on the Kokkali St. side, for those attending events in the Christos Lambrakis Hall, in the Atrium of the Muses, for those in the Alexandra Trianti Hall, and outside the building at the Vas. Sofias. St. entrances.
- What should I do if I need to cough during a performance?
Scientific studies have shown that the noise of a cough is reduced by 70% if you use a handkerchief to cover your mouth. Paper handkerchiefs and sweets are available from the Concert Hall canteens.
- When is the parking facility open and how much does it cost?
The parking facility is open from 6am to 2am. The first three hours cost 3 Euro, and each additional hour 1 Euro from 6 am and up to one hour before the performances opening.Ticket holders are charged 5 Euro to park from one hour before the performance to one hour after it is over. Payment must be made on arrival.
- How do I get to the parking facility?
- The vehicle entrance (cars and motorbikes) is on Kokkali St. If you have parked and wish to retrieve your vehicle you can use the lift next to the escalator of the new Concert Hall building.