Syntagma metro station to close for Fyssas tribute concert

Syntagma metro station will be closed from 4 p.m. on Friday due to a concert that will be held in the square to mark the one-year anniversary of rapper Pavlos Fyssas’s murder by a Golden Dawn member.

Some 30 artists are expected to take part in the concert, which is being held almost a year to the day since Fyssas was stabbed to death in the Athens suburb of Keratsini. The concert is due to start at 5 p.m.

Between 5,000 and 10,000 people took part in Kertsini a march to mark the anniversary on Thursday. There were 64 arrests following clashes with police.

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