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EYCH 2018: Greece’s Historic Houses Open Doors to Public on May 24-27

Historic houses across Greece will open their doors to the public on May 24-27, as part of the European Year of Cultural Heritage (EYCH) 2018 activities.

First E-ticket Test Run at Greek Sites on May 20

Starting May 20, and phased out in June, an e-ticketing system allowing admission to Greek museums and sites will take effect, according to the culture ministry.

Byzantine Church on Naxos Wins Europa Nostra 2018 Cultural Heritage Prize

Greece's Byzantine Church of Hagia Kyriaki on Naxos is among the winners of the 2018 EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards, Europe’s top honor in the heritage field.

International Museum Day 2018: Free Admission to Greek Museums on May 18

Museums across Greece will celebrate International Museum Day 2018 on Friday, May 18, with free admission and a number of cultural events.

Greek President Calls for Return of Parthenon Marbles at Royal Reception

Taking the opportunity on occasion of Prince Charles’ visit to Athens, Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos reiterated Greece’s call for the return of the Parthenon Marbles.

Greek Island Culture ‘Window to Greece’, Says Minister

The cultural wealth of the Greek islands is an integral part of the country’s identity serving as a “window to Greece”, said Culture Minister Lydia Koniordou.

Ancient Corinth Goes 3D as Part of Google – CyArk Project

Google Arts & Culture and CyArk are offering internet users the chance to ‘experience’ some of the world’s greatest wonders in 3D, among them Greece’s Ancient Corinth.

Thebes Archaeological Museum Nominated for ‘EMYA 2018’ Award

The Archaeological Museum of Thebes, located in Greece, has been nominated for the European Museum of the Year Award (EMYA) 2018.

Real Madrid TV Granted Permission to Film at the Acropolis

A Spanish crew from Real Madrid TV has received permission by Greece’s Central Archaeological Council (KAS) to film at the Acropolis in Athens.

Culture Ministry: BBC to Film at Sounion on April 12

Adjustments will be made to the operation of the Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion on April 12, for the filming of the BBC's "The Little Drummer Girl".

Greek Museum Guards Call Off Saturday’s Work Stoppage

A union representing guards of Greek museums and archaeological sites have called off its announced four-hour work stoppage set for Holy Saturday, April 7.

Tourism Minister Criticizes Work Stoppage at Museums, Sites in Greece

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura has criticized the decision of guards to hold a work stoppage at Greece's museums and archaeological sites on Holy Saturday, April 7.

Culture Ministry: Greek Museums, Sites Extend Opening Hours

A number of museums and archaeological sites in Greece have extended their opening hours and will be open longer for the summer 2018 season.

Greek Museums, Sites Closed for Four Hours on April 7

Greek state guards at museums and archaeological sites have announced a 4-hour protest work stoppage on Holy Saturday, April 7.

BBC Gets Green Light to Film at Sounion in Greece

Producers of BBC series “The Little Drummer Girl” have been given the green light to shoot at the Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion.

BBC Submits New Request to Film at Sounion

The BBC has submitted a new request to film at the Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion, following the refusal of Greece’s Central Archaeological Council (KAS) last week.

Greek Archaeology Body Says ‘No’ to BBC Series Sounion Shoot

The Central Archaeological Council (KAS) has turned down a request by BBC to film its "The Little Drummer Girl” series at the Poseidon Temple in Sounion.

Acropolis Museum Excavation Site to Open in 2019

An excavation site at the Acropolis Museum is set to open to the public in the summer of 2019, according to the museum's director Dimitris Pantermalis.

Mouzenidis Travel Official ‘Greece-Russia Year of Tourism’ Partner

Mouzenidis Travel has been named official partner of the Greece-Russia Year of Tourism 2017-2018 after signing a relevant agreement in Moscow.

Acropolis Museum: Free Entrance on March 25

On the occasion of the Greek National Holiday on Sunday, March 25, entry will be free for all visitors at the Acropolis Museum in Athens.