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Ancient Greek Theater Revived at Three Athens Sites

Visitors to Athens this summer will have the chance to experience ancient Greek theater at three sites in the Greek capital.

Greece’s SNFCC Brings Culture Closer to the People

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center, located along the Athenian Riviera, has in just two years evolved into a favorite venue for recreation, learning, sports and culture.

‘Event-ually Athens’ Campaign Invites Culture Lovers to the Greek Capital

“The city you are destined to visit… Event…ually” starts off the latest campaign by Marketing Greece to promote Athens as a leading year-round tourist destination.

Acropolis Museum Marks 9th Year with Birthday Event

The Acropolis Museum in Athens, which has been voted among the top museums in the world on TripAdvisor, celebrated its ninth birthday on June 20.

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.

Study Shows Athenians Love Culture, Books, Theater

Athenians are culture lovers, with eight in 10 reading books, 56 percent going to the theater once a year and 48 percent attending concerts, a study found.

Athens Named Best Emerging Culture City of 2017

Athens was announced as the "Emerging Culture City of the Year" by the Leading Culture Destinations Awards, also known as the Oscars for Museums.

UNESCO Head, Athens Mayor Discuss Culture and Tourism in Greek Capital

Athens is a modern vibrant city that offers many things to experience as a contemporary art stage, according to the Greek capital's mayor, Georgios Kaminis.

NJV Athens Plaza Successfully Embraces ‘We do local’ Initiative

NJV Athens Plaza received the “We do local” certification, after successfully adopting the initiative’s proposed standards to better promote local hospitality.

À Paris… in Athens at October Street Festival

It’s time to experience the best of Paris in Athens during the 4th Petit Paris d’ Atenes Festival, which kicks off on October 6 and runs through to October 16 across town.

Summer in Athens Promises Events for All Tastes

More than 100 music, theater and film events promise to keep you on your toes during the 2016 Summer in Athens, which kicks off this week and runs through to the end of September in central neighborhoods, parks, pedestrian walkways and squares.

Plato and his Philosophy Come to Life as Academy Museum Goes Digital

The Plato Academy Museum is now offering visitors to the ancient site in central Athens the chance to take a virtual tour of the grounds where the ancient Greek philosopher once made history.

Athens Open Air Film Fest Kicks Off

The 5th Open Air Film Festival featuring screenings of popular movies at outdoor venues city-wide kicks off tomorrow with 1928 silent movie The Cameraman starring Buster Keaton, at the Temple of Olympian Zeus in the heart of Athens.