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More Ancient Treasures Come to Light at Kythira Shipwreck

More ancient treasures were uncovered by marine archaeologists at underwater excavations of the legendary shipwreck, the Mentor, at Kythira.
Posted On 17 Aug 2017

Advocates Reject Greece Claiming the Parthenon Marbles Through Brexit Talks

The idea of linking the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece with the Brexit negotiations is not finding support by advocates of the cause in London.
Posted On 10 Aug 2017

Knossos to Host ‘Minos’ Opera Tribute to Cretan Explorer Kalokairinos

The archaeological site of Knossos on Crete, will host in its central court for the first time on September 28 the opera titled “Minos" written by Marielli Sfakianaki.

Greeks Call for Parthenon Marbles Issue to be Part of Brexit Talks

The Greek government is requesting that the issue of the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece be part of the Brexit negotiations citing EU treaty law.

Thessaloniki Archaeological Museum Now Hosting the ‘Enchanted’ Caryatids

Replicas of Thessaloniki’s Caryatids will be featuring at the Thessaloniki Archaeological Museum, where they will officially go on display.
Posted On 08 Aug 2017

Aegina Int’l Music Festival Features the Classics & More 

More than 400 performers will be taking the stage in 85 concerts during the 12th Aegina International Music Festival to run through to August 27.
Posted On 03 Aug 2017

Culture Ministry to Re-submit Request for Amphipolis Funding

Culture ministry officials will meet next week with Central Macedonia Region and NSRF authorities to discuss funding for the Amphipolis project.
Posted On 28 Jul 2017

UPDATE: Weekend Strike at Museums, Archaeological Sites Suspended

A 48-hour strike announced by the employees of the Ministry of Culture and Sports during the weekend, July 29-30, has been suspended.
Posted On 26 Jul 2017

Aqua Vista Hotels: Art Meets Hospitality at Santorini’s ‘Aqua Gallery’

Aqua Vista Hotels' "Aqua Gallery", of the Art Hotel on Santorini, has inaugurated its second art exhibition under the theme “Art Travels”.

WiFi at 20 Archaeological Sites and Museums in Greece

Twenty of the most popular archaeological sites and museums in Greece will gradually offer wireless internet (WiFi) to visitors.
Posted On 18 Jul 2017

Meteora’s Mushroom Museum Honored by TripAdvisor

The Mushroom Museum of Meteora in central Greece, was honored with the 2017 Certificate of Excellence by travel planning and booking site TripAdvisor.

Acropolis Monuments Enter New Phase of Restoration

Monuments at the Acropolis in Athens will undergo a new series of restoration works, funded by the NSRF’s "Competitiveness, Entrepreneurship and Innovation 2014-2020” program.
Posted On 23 Jun 2017

Greek Foreign Ministry Condemns Hagia Sophia Muslim Prayer Incident 

Greece is up in arms over a Muslim service attended by government officials at Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, and broadcast on Turkish TV recently.
Posted On 23 Jun 2017

‘Mamma Mia!’ Croatia Choice Spurs Greek Tourism Ministry Reaction

Greece's tourism ministry says it has no say in foreign film production decisions with regard to “Mamma Mia, Here we Go Again”. 
Posted On 23 Jun 2017

Greece’s Tourism Museum Opens its Doors in Athens

Important information on the history of Greece’s tourism industry can be discovered at the new Tourism Museum that has opened its doors in Athens.
Posted On 19 Jun 2017

Milos Municipality Wants Venus de Milo to Come Home

The Municipality of Milos plans to launch procedures for the return of the ancient Greek statue of Venus de Milo from the Louvre Museum in Paris, France.
Posted On 13 Jun 2017

Greece Marks International Museum Day with Free Admission, Events

Museums across Greece celebrate International Museum Day on May 18 with free admission and events, in efforts to raise awareness about their significance.

Greece – China Year of Cultural Exchange Kicks Off

Two bilateral agreements were signed in Athens to mark the occasion of the official launch of the Greece - China Year of Cultural Exchange.
Posted On 03 May 2017

‘Aqua Vista Hotels’ Introduces its Own Art Space on Santorini

Aqua Vista Hotels has introduced its own art space - the "Aqua Gallery" - at the Art Hotel Santorini, which will feature creations of Greek artists.

Samos Ancient Wonder Eupalinos Tunnel Reopens to Public

The 6th century BC Eupalinos Tunnel, located at the Pythagoreion archaeological site on the Aegean island of Samos, re-opened to the public following restoration works.