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Athens Airport Hosts MEDASSET Poster Exhibition

Athens International Airport and MEDASSET welcome travelers and airport visitors to the “Inspired by the Marine Environment” poster exhibition, celebrating 25 years of the association’s environmental and conservation work.
The selected creations of the young Greek artists are displayed at the airport’s parking area.
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Athens Airport Offers Travelers An Encounter With Modern Applied Arts

Athens International Airport and the Athens School of Fine Arts careers office recently launched an art competition and invited creators to submit ideas for functional outdoors seating proposals, designed to work at the same time as planting installations, for the outside areas...
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Museum of Cycladic Art Relaunches Cypriot Antiquities Exhibition

Following the Museum’s renovation and the new thematic displays Scenes of Daily Life in Antiquity and Ancient Greek Art, the MCA re-opened its permanent exhibition Cyprus: Aspects of Ancient Art and Culture, featuring the Thanos N. Zintilis Collection of Cypriot Antiquities, one...

Stolen Antiquities from Olympia Recovered

The artefacts that had been stolen last year from the Olympia Museum of Ancient Olympic Games were recovered on November 24. The valuable antiquities are now safely kept in the Ancient Olympic Games Museum of Olympia and will be put back on display next week, along with the...
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Open House Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki will give its citizens and visitors alike their first chance to explore and engage directly with architecture of the city this weekend. 56 buildings will open, ranging from monuments to residential buildings and public edifices and spanning centuries of history, from...
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AEGEANALE: Mediterranean Inspiration, Global Participation

Launching in the summer 2013, AEGEANALE is an international annual platform of contemporary art, culture and tourism taking place throughout the Eastern Mediterranean. “For thousands of years, the Aegean has been contemporary,” says Aegeanale’s Founder and General Manager, Nikos...

Inauguration of the Karditsa Archaeological Museum

With a history beginning as early as in the Palaeolithic era, the region of western Thessaly has yielded one of the richest archaeological records in the country. All this wealth of antiquities found its shelter in the brand new Archaeological Museum of Karditsa, which will be...

Contemporary Greek Culture Abroad: Σatellart-Transmitting Greece

Σatellart – transmitting Greece, the only platform for the promotion of contemporary Greek culture in Europe, aims at exporting contemporary Greek art through ongoing partnerships with European theaters and cultural institutions within an annual framework defined through a...

5 Greek Museums on the Google Art Project

Five Greek museums have already joined Google Art Project as partners: the Acropolis Museum, the Museum of Cycladic Art, the Benaki Museum, the Benaki Museum of Islamic Art and the Numismatic Museum, the last two being just recently added.

Acropolis Museum receives the 2012 Keck Award

The award concerns the conservation and restoration of the Caryatids, the Kore from the south porch of the Erechtheion temple, with the use of laser technology.

Dimitsana: The new Geo Routes cultural destination

Dimitsana, which recently joined the network of Geo Routes cultural expeditions under the auspices of the HNC UNESCO, has extended a warm welcome to a significant number of members from the Association of Chief Executive Officers in Greece.

New Archaeological Excavations in Zagora Set to Begin

The University of Sydney and the Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens launch a new archaeological project in Zagora, a rocky promontory on the Greek island of Andros, which preserves the ruins of the largest early historic settlement in the Aegean, dating between the...

Amorgos Shines at Yperia 2011

Nearly 60 participants from different countries attended the ninth international conference of culture and tourism Yperia 2011 on Amorgos recently and took part in a four-day program filled with excursions, presentations, film projections and discussions.

Acropolis Site Open Until Late All Year Round

The Acropolis site will be open daily, except Mondays, from 8 am-7 pm throughout the year, Culture and Tourism Minister Pavlos Geroulanos announced on 18 May, International Museum Day.

Culture Ministry Program Rejected By The Disabled

“Accessibility is a legal obligation and not a desired service,” the National Confederation of Disabled People said in a letter of protest to Culture and Tourism Minister Pavlos Geroulanos in March.

UNESCO Adds Mediterranean Diet To Culture List

The Mediterranean diet’s placement on the list of UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage opens horizons not only for the broadcasting of Greece’s local culture and traditions but also for the surfacing of Greek products and local food of the islands and regions, the Culture and...

Ministry Maintains Stance On Return Of Marbles

“The permanent return of the Parthenon marbles to the new Acropolis Museum remains the steadfast demand of the Greek state and of the Culture Ministry,” a Culture and Tourism Ministry spokesman told the Greek media last month while rejecting a report of UK newspaper “The Times”...

Revamp Scheme For Museums And Sites Announced

“Everyone visiting the museums in the future will receive the best service,” Culture and Tourism Minister Pavlos Geroulanos promised recently as he outlined the ministry’s three-year plan to upgrade services to archaeological sites and museums.

Acropolis Barricaded Again

The Acropolis was once again used as a bargaining tool last month when employees of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism kept the site closed for four hours as a symbolic protest against the ministry’s failure to pay some of their colleagues.

New Generation Guides for Museums and Sites

Portable multimedia guides are one of the newest trends in the travel industry, and the Ministry of Culture is acting. According to press reports, the Ministry's Central Archaeological Council approved a pilot program for new media guides last month for 15 archaeological sites...