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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.

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center Now State-run

One of the country’s foremost cultural projects, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC), is now in the hands of the Greek state.
Posted On 24 Feb 2017

Greece says ‘No’ to Gucci Fashion Show at Acropolis

Greece’s Central Archaeological Council has rejected Gucci's request to host a fashion show at the Acropolis this summer.
Posted On 14 Feb 2017

The Guardian: Greece’s EMST Among Top 10 New Museum Openings in 2017

Greece’s National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST) in Athens is included on The Guardian's list of the top ten new museum openings around the world.
Posted On 17 Jan 2017

Greek Ministry Says ‘Lost City’ Known Since 19th Century

News of a 2,500-year-old lost city discovered by archaeologists in Greece that has recently taken the media by storm was "corrected" this week by the Greek culture ministry.

Two Greece Discoveries on ‘Archaeology’ Magazine’s Top 10 for 2016

Two archaeological discoveries in Greece have been selected by the editors of Archaeology magazine as this year’s most compelling finds in a feature story titled ‘’Top 10 Discoveries of 2016’’.
Posted On 14 Dec 2016

EU Funds to Back Restoration of Central Greece Monuments

A number of historical monuments and relevant cultural heritage sites located in the Region of Central Greece have received approval by the culture and finance ministries to be allotted EU subsidies for restoration works.
Posted On 09 Dec 2016

UNESCO Inscribes Greek ‘Momoeria’ Custom on Cultural Heritage List

UNESCO has inscribed the centuries old custom of the “Momoeria” held annually in the wider Kozani region, northern Greece, on its Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity this week.
Posted On 01 Dec 2016