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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

‘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”. 

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.

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.

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.

‘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).

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.

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.