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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.

Benaki Museum in Athens Wins 2017 ‘Experts’ Choice Award’

The Benaki Museum in Athens recently won the 2017 Experts' Choice Award by TripExpert, a professional travel review site.
Posted On 12 May 2017

Sunny Forecast for Greek Tourism by SETE Intelligence

Incoming traffic to Greece, including cruise travelers, is forecast to reach 28 million in 2017, according to SETE Intelligence.
Posted On 30 Mar 2017

Two Museums in Athens among 41 Most Spectacular to See Around the World

The Acropolis Museum and the Benaki Museum in Athens are among the world's 41 most incredible museums to visit before you die, according to The Telegraph.
Posted On 01 Mar 2017

Turkish Airlines Offers Passengers Special ‘Journey’ to Benaki Museum in Greece

Turkish Airlines' passengers to Greece can now experience a journey in Greek culture at the Benaki Museum with just their boarding pass and one euro in hand.
Posted On 05 May 2016

Costa Navarino, Athens Airport, Benaki Show Casts Spotlight on 1st Modern Olympics

Commemorating 120 years since the first Modern Olympic Games, the Benaki Museum, the luxury Costa Navarino resort and Athens International Airport have teamed up to present the "Olympic Games 1896: The Historic Photos of Albert Mayer” photo exhibition.
Posted On 18 Apr 2016

Pioneering Greeks – Aggelos Delivorrias, General Manager of the Benaki Museum

This week, the "Pioneering Greeks" column introduces Aggelos Delivorrias, the General Manager of the Benaki Museum since 1973. He serviced the museum's reconstruction, which was completed in 2000.

Greek Gastronomy Goes to Hollywood, Join the Team

The sights and tastes of Greece will go to Hollywood via the annual Athens International Culinary Film Festival (AICFF) on June 1-5 as part of the 10th Los Angeles Greek Film Festival (LAGFF), which marks its 10-year anniversary this year.
Posted On 09 Mar 2016

Reconstruction of St. Nicholas Church at Ground Zero: Exhibition at Benaki Museum in Athens

The stages of the recreation of the church of St. Nicholas at Ground Zero by Santiago Calatrava will be revealed at an exhibition at the Benaki Museum in Athens scheduled to open on Thursday, September 24.
Posted On 22 Sep 2015

Incredible Edibles of the Peloponnese at the Benaki Museum in May

Athens’ Benaki Museum will spotlight the culinary traditions of the Peloponnese during its annual “Gastronomy Days” on May 22-24, when food experts come together to provide insight into the culture of food.
Posted On 28 Apr 2015

The Guardian Highlights The Best Of Athens, Greece, In New City Guide

"It would be criminal to come to Athens and miss the Acropolis but visitors who stick only to the city’s ancient past are missing out," The Guardian notes in its recently released online Athens city guide.
Posted On 16 Sep 2014

Video: Willem Dafoe Narrates The History Of The Benaki Museum In Greece

The Benaki Museum - An enlightening short film by Athena Rachel Tsangari and narrated by American actor Willem Dafoe about Antonis Benakis. A man who dedicated his life to the safeguarding of Greece's heritage.
Posted On 20 Aug 2014

Cyclades: The Star Of This Year’s “Gastronomy Days” Festival In Athens

Visitors at the recent "Gastronomy Days" festival that took place in the Greek capital got a good "taste" of the delicious local products, tasty dishes and interesting recipes of the islands of the Cyclades group.
Posted On 14 Jul 2014

Benaki Museum To Host 2nd “Gastronomy Days” Festival In Athens

The Benaki Museum on Pireos street in Athens has announced that it will host the second edition of the "Gastronomy Days" festival in May 2014.
Posted On 20 Feb 2014

Nelly’s Photo Exhibition Launches In Edessa, Greece

A unique exhibition of the work of renowned photographer Nelly's has opened at the Leventis Art Suites in the Panagitsa area of the Pella Regional Unit in the region of Edessa, Greece.
Posted On 28 Dec 2013
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Benaki Museum To Expand Message Of Hellenism Beyond Borders

The Benaki Museum announced it will launch a major development campaign in North America to reach beyond the borders of Greece and increase awareness by sharing the richness and vision of the institution with millions of North Americans.
Posted On 10 Jul 2013
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Benaki Museum: Free Admission Every Thursday To All Buildings

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation is providing the public one year of free entrance, once a week, to the four buildings of the Benaki Museum.
Posted On 09 Jul 2013
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Yalos Takes Us On A Journey To The World Of Ouzo

The great tradition of "Ouzo" on Lesvos Island and its hometown Plomari is introduced to the world through the pages of a luxury publication that presents Greece’s national drink through an anthropocentric perspective.
Posted On 30 May 2013
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Gastronomy Days To Be Held At Benaki Museum

The Benaki Museum is getting ready to launch a gastronomy event next week to highlight Greek gastronomy and promote the authentic and unique food products of the country.
Posted On 17 May 2013

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.
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