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‘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.

Athens Declaration on the Establishment of the Ancient Civilizations Forum

The foreign ministers of Greece, China, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Peru and Bolivia have signed the Athens Declaration on the establishment of the Ancient Civilizations Forum (ACForum).
Posted On 24 Apr 2017

EU, Regional Funds to Go Towards Further Amphipolis Site Works

A total of 2.5 million euros has been allocated for excavation and restoration works at the ancient Amphipolis site in northern Greece.

New Thessaloniki Museum Body ‘MOMus’ Takes First Steps

MOMus, the new Thessaloniki Museum Body, will function as an umbrella organization that will feature unique collections, diverse art series and photo exhibits of Greek and international artists.

Portico of Philip V on Delos to Undergo Restoration

The Portico of Philip V at the archaeological site of Delos in the Cyclades will be the first to undergo restoration with funding by the Paul and Alexandra Canellopoulos Foundation.

Europa Nostra Awards 2017: Greece Stands Out in Cultural Heritage Field

Greece is among the winners of the 2017 European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards, Europe’s top honor in the heritage field.
Posted On 07 Apr 2017

Costa Navarino Announces Greek Easter Celebrations

Visitors of The Westin Resort Costa Navarino and The Romanos Resort, a Luxury Collection, from April 10-17 will have the chance to experience first-hand Messinia's Easter customs and taste traditional delicacies.

Culture Ministry Extends Operating Hours of Museums and Sites in Greece

The Culture Ministry has announced the museums and archaeological sites in Greece that will operate with extended hours until October 31.
Posted On 04 Apr 2017

Greek Archaeological Sites, Museums Still to Announce Extended Hours

The Culture Ministry has said that 1,314 employees would be hired in order to extend visiting hours at major sites across Greece.

Kavala Marks Philippi UNESCO Inclusion with Two-day Events

The Kavala Municipality and the Kavala - Thasos Ephorate of Antiquities will mark the inclusion of the archaeological site of Philippi on UNESCO’s World Heritage List, with a series of events on April 8-9.

Greece Says ‘Independent’ Parthenon Marbles Story ‘Inaccurate’

The Culture Ministry stated that an Independent story, titled "Greece Offers Ancient Archaeological Wonders in Exchange for Elgin Marbles", is "inaccurate".

Calls for Minoan Civilization, Spinalonga to be Named UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Crete is calling for the inclusion of Minoan Civilization and Spinalonga island on the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list.
Posted On 14 Mar 2017

Acropolis Museum to Screen Video of Melina’s Campaign for Return of Parthenon Sculptures

The Acropolis Museum on Monday, March 6, will screen a video about the removal of the Parthenon sculptures by Lord Elgin and Melina Mercouri’s international campaign.
Posted On 03 Mar 2017

Greek Culture Minister Allots €2.5m for Kasta Hill, Amphipolis Works

The culture ministry in Greece has allocated 2.5 million euros for restoration works at Kasta Hill, the excavation site of the Amphipolis tomb.