Some 100 sculptures inspired by the myth of Jason and the Argonauts will be submerged into the waters of the Pagasitikos Gulf at the coastal town of Volos, in central Greece, for the creation of an underwater museum.
The Federation of Hellenic Associations of Tourist & Travel Agencies (fedHATTA) has announced that it will include the Athens-Epidaurus Festival event program within the culture section of its tourism action plan “Dodeka” for it to receive more exposure.
The Acropolis Museum now takes pride in its new digital classroom - the first of its kind in Greece - complete with the latest in technology to make learning fun and effective presented at a special ceremony last week.
Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura recently praised the students of the Arsakeio lyceum for the design and implementation of a virtual tour application for the archaeological site of Bassae, home to the Temple of Apollo Epicurius.
The ancient Palace of Nestor in Messinia near Pylos, will re-open to the public after three years of restoration works on Sunday, during a special inaugural event at noon by Greek Culture Minister Aristides Baltas.
The ancient Greek city of Philippi is vying for a spot on UNESCO’s World Heritage List, which will be drawn up and presented during the 40th session of the Committee at the Istanbul Congress Center in Turkey on July 10-20.
Free WiFi will be available at 20 popular archaeological sites and museums in Greece, following an agreement announced between the Greek telecommunications provider OTE Group and the Culture and Sport Ministry.
The annual Athens Festival and its “cultural counterpart”, the Epidaurus Festival, are off to a fresh start this year with a new director and some 80 productions for all tastes to hit the stage come June.
Marking 2,400 years since the birth of Greek philosopher Aristotle, the Hellenic Post (ELTA) is issuing a commemorative set of stamps paying tribute to one of the world’s greatest thinkers to be presented during the “Aristotle 2400 Years” world congress which kicks off on Monday...
The Greek government is moving ahead with a series of political and diplomatic actions towards the repatriation of the Parthenon Marbles which were illegally removed from the Parthenon by Lord Elgin in the 1800s and have for almost two centuries resided in the British Museum.
A former brewery, Greece’s National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST) will welcome its first visitors on May 19, commemorating International Museum Day, with a series of events, exhibitions, shows and interactive happenings.
The Northern Greece archaeological site of Amphipolis, which had the world on edge two years ago as to the identity of the person buried there, has been proposed by the Central Macedonia Region to be named cultural heritage site within the European Territorial Cooperation Program...