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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.

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.

Amphipolis: Kasta Tomb to Open to the Public Under Pilot Plan in 2022

Kasta tomb, the largest burial monument discovered at Amphipolis in Central Macedonia, will open its doors this year, Culture Minister Lina Mendoni said.

US Returns 55 Antiquities Worth More Than $20m to Greece

Fifty-five antiquities valued at more than $20 million have been repatriated to Greece from the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office.

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.

Zagori Nominated for Inscription as Cultural Landscape on UNESCO World Heritage List

The Greek Culture Ministry has submitted a nomination file for the inscription of Zagori as a ‘Cultural Landscape’ on the UNESCO’s World Heritage List.

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.

Greece and Georgia Agree to Foster Cultural Cooperation

Greece and Georgia have agreed to boost cooperation in the culture sector and develop joint activities and programs.

Stolen Antiquities Return to Greece from the United States

A total of 47 stolen antiquities will soon return to Greece from the US, following a long-term investigation carried out by the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office in New York.

Greece to Receive Parthenon Frieze Fragment from Italy

A fragment of the Parthenon frieze will be returned to Greece from a museum collection in Italy, under a long-term loan agreement.

Poll: More Britons in Favor of Returning Parthenon Marbles to Greece

The Parthenon Marbles belong to Greece and should be returned to their rightful owners, says 59% of UK residents in a recent YouGov poll.

Return of Parthenon Marbles to Greece Up to the British Museum Says Downing St

Τhe decision to return the Parthenon Marbles to Greece is up to the British Museum and not the UK government, Downing Street said in a statement.

Greek PM Calls for Return of Parthenon Marbles to Greece

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has called for the United Kingdom to return the Parthenon marbles to Athens.

New Archaeological Museum of Messolonghi Ready to Open

The new Archaeological Museum of Messolonghi is getting ready to open its doors to the public in the next few weeks.

Culture Ministry: Action Plan for Promotion of Ancient Olympia

An action plan for the cultural promotion of Ancient Olympia in Greece has been agreed between the Culture Ministry, the Region of Western Greece and local authorities.