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Acropolis Museum to Host Int’l Meeting on Return of Parthenon Marbles

The Acropolis Museum in Athens will hold an international meeting under the title “Parthenon and Democracy”, which will focus on the repatriation of the Parthenon Marbles back to Greece.

Greece Celebrates August Full Moon With Free Events Countrywide

Greece is welcoming this month’s full moon on Friday with a series of free events at sites, museums and landmarks.

‘London Times’ Readers: Give the Parthenon Marbles Back to Greece

“Should the Elgin (Parthenon) Marbles be given back to Greece?“ Well, yes, says the British public, according to a recent poll among ‘The Times’ and ‘Sunday Times’ readers.

Acropolis Museum: August Full Moon with the Hellenic Air Force Band

The Acropolis Museum in Athens will host a special event with the historic Hellenic Air Force Band to celebrate the August Full Moon on August 12.

British Museum Suggests ‘Partnership’ With Greece Over Parthenon Marbles

In a step forward, the British Museum is proposing an “active Parthenon partnership” with Greece on the thorny issue of the repatriation of the Parthenon Marbles to their homeland.

Acropolis Museum Welcomes Two Panathenaic Amphorae to their Birthplace in Athens

The Acropolis Museum will welcome two Panathenaic amphorae from the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) in Toronto, Canada, to their birthplace in Athens, Greece.

Greece Hopes ‘Fagan Fragment’ Return to Pave Way for Parthenon Marbles

Italy set a precedent on Saturday, June 4, returning to Greece an artefact removed from the Parthenon frieze known as the “Fagan fragment”.

Greece Sends Loud Message with ‘Reunite Parthenon’ Stamp Series

Greek postal service ELTA has released a commemorative series of stamps featuring the illegally removed parts of the Parthenon, in efforts to raise awareness for the return of the ancient sculptures to Athens.

UNESCO Committee Calls on Greece – UK to Resolve Parthenon Marbles Issue

UNESCO has once again called on Greece and the UK to intensify efforts to resolve the long-standing dispute concerning the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Athens.

Greek and UK Culture Ministries to Discuss Return of Parthenon Marbles

UNESCO has announced that a new round of formal talks will begin between the UK and Greece on the return of the Parthenon Marbles.

Acropolis Museum Opens Doors for European and Global Celebrations

The Acropolis Museum in Athens is organizing a number of events for its visitors to mark the celebrations for this year’s European Night of Museums and International Museum Day.

Greece Teams Up with Australian Committees for Return of Parthenon Marbles

Greek Culture Minister Lina Mendoni met with Australia's national committees lobbying for the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece.

Acropolis Museum: New App Shows Complete Synthesis of Parthenon Frieze

The Acropolis Museum presents the complete synthesis of the Parthenon frieze through a new application available for all mobile devices.

Greece Holds Talks with Italy for Parthenon Frieze Fragment to Stay in Athens

Greece and Italy continue discussions on the permanent return of a Parthenon fragment, from the collection of the Archaeological Museum Antonino Salinas, to Athens.

Chef Yiannis Lucacos Leads New Restaurant of IVIS 4 Hotel in Athens

The IVIS 4 Boutique Hotel in Psyrri, near the center of Athens, has joined forces with Greek Chef Yiannis Lucacos for the menu of its new restaurant.

Greece PM: Italy Museum Sets Example for Parthenon Marbles’ Return

The time has come for the Parthenon Marbles to return to Greece, their natural home, said Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Monday.

Parthenon Frieze Fragment to Return to Greece from Italy

The Acropolis Museum in Athens, will soon receive a fragment of the eastern frieze of the Parthenon, from Italy's Museo Archeologico Antonio Salinas.

Greece Hopes Return of Parthenon Fragments will Spur British Museum Action

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis once again sent a clear message to Britain and to British Museum authorities to return the Parthenon Marbles to Athens.

Acropolis Museum Welcomes New Fragments from the Parthenon

The Acropolis Museum received ten fragments of the sculptural decoration of the Parthenon, which were granted by the National Archaeological Museum.

Christmas Festivities at the Acropolis Museum

The Acropolis Museum in Athens is welcoming the Christmas holiday season with interactive games and music events for all.