SNF Nostos


SNF Nostos is back - in person with Safety


(18 years and older)

There are three methods of securing entry to the SNFCC during the SNF Nostos:

A) a certificate of full vaccination (with the final dose administered at least 14 days prior)


B) a certificate of recovery from COVID-19, issued within thirty (30) days of your first positive COVID-19 test. This certificate will be considered valid for one hundred and eighty (180) days after the first positive test. In cases exceeding 180 days, a certificate of full vaccination or negative test, [A] or [C], is required.

E.U. Residents
The above documentation must be presented in either printed form or electronically on your mobile device, as issued through the relevant application of each E.U. member state,and will be scanned electronically through the dedicated COVID Free GR application.

Non-E.U. Residents
If you are from outside the EU, you must present the certificates in paper form (hard copy) or electronically (on your mobile device) from the respective legal entity from which it was issued.

*In addition to presenting [A] or [B], identification will also be required for all adults, in the form of a passport, driver’s license, or other government-issued identification card.


C) valid negative PCR or rapid test (performed within the last 72 or 48 hours, respectively).

In order to ensure the quickest entrance and the best experience for our guests, we urge you to have documentation of your negative test available upon arrival at SNF Nostos.

The SNF will also offer the free Rapid testing at stations that will operate at two locations (one at the Esplanade (16:00 - 24:00) and one at the SNFCC Bus Parking (08:00 - 24:00) during the days of the Festival, between the hours of 8:00 to 24:00.

The Rapid tests will be performed by specialized staff from the Attikon General University Hospital.

What to do if you encounter a visitor whose rapid test results are positive

You can also get tested for free at any of these testing centers.

MINORS (up to 17 years old)

Ages 12 and under
Minors under the age of 12 are not required to present a certificate of vaccination, a COVID-19 certificate, or a negative test.

Ages 13-17
Minors over the age of 12 must present a negative self-test performed by their parent or guardian. The physical presence of the parent or guardian is not required for admission to SNF Nostos.

The COVID-19 self-test must be performed within twenty-four (24) hours before any activity.


To adhere to current legal requirements, SNF Nostos events require a digital pass.

To sign up for a pass, you will need to complete a one-time participation registration here. Once registered, you will receive a unique, digital barcode and serial number, your SNF Nostos ID, which will be valid for the entire duration of SNF Nostos.

To be admitted to each event’s respective venue, you must show your SNF Nostos ID.

The SNF Nostos ID is not an admission ticket. Each event will be based on a first-come-first-serve basis.
Event opening hours vary depending on the specific venue (Great Lawn Stage, GNO Stavros Niarchos Hall, etc.). Please visit the Schedule tab for more details.

At each event, you will be placed in seats/locations that adhere to the necessary social distancing requirements. The maximum capacity of each event’s venue will be indicated in paper or digital form at the venue entrance.

*To access indoor events (including the SNF Nostos Conference), a certificate of vaccination, or COVID-19 certificate of recovery, will need to be shown again.

For participation details for the SNF Nostos Run, please consult the run’s website.


Please do not attend SNF Nostos if you are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms such as fever, sore throat, headache, or cough.

Wear a mask and wash your hands often using soap and antiseptic.

Although we will make every possible effort to maintain safe distances, please avoid crowding.

For the SNF Nostos Conference’s full health and safety rules, please visit the Conference website.

As organizers of the SNF Nostos, we are undertaking all the required safety measures in order to help safeguard to the degree possible the safety of visitors, artists and SNF Nostos 2021 employees. The aforementioned measures adhere to the current rules of health and safety regulations as prescribed by the Greek State. At the same time, we would like to bring to everyone’s attention that being personally responsible remains one of the most effective ways to protect ourselves against COVID-19. Please continue to follow the instructions of the health authorities and avoid crowded areas, wear a mask and wash your hands often.

Please refer back to this document regularly, as it may be updated to adhere to current legal requirements or changes in circumstances.