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‘When Pictures Paint a Thousand Words’ – Benaki Art Exhibition at AIA and Costa Navarino

Athens International Airport, Costa Navarino and the Benaki Museum have joined forces to exhibit works of renowned Greek artist Nikos Hatzikyriakos-Ghikas.

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.

Greece Ready to Welcome Royal Pair Charles and Camilla

The Prince of Wales, Charles, accompanied by his wife, the Duchess of Cornwall, Camilla Parker Bowles, will be arriving in Athens on Wednesday.

Aria Hotels, Benaki Museum to Operate Leigh Fermor Property as Guest House

Aria Hotels and the Benaki Museum will operate the house of Patrick and Joan Leigh Fermor, in Kardamyli, as a guest house as of 2020.

AIA Hosts ‘Images of Athens’ Exhibition from Benaki Museum

Athens International Airport (AIA) is hosting an exhibition titled “Images of Athens from Benaki Museum’s Photographic Archives” until July 15.

Gaultier to Donate Show Proceeds to Benaki Museum in Greece

Internationally acclaimed fashion designer Jean-Paul Gaultier will be donating the proceeds from a special presentation of his creations to the Benaki Museum in Greece.

Costa Navarino Cultural Event Connects Tradition and Fashion

Hand-made fashion creations and traditional costumes were presented during an event titled, “Under the spell of Greek costume”, recently held at Costa Navarino in Messinia.

Costa Navarino Hosts ‘Cultural Weekend’ on Fashion and Tradition

Costa Navarino, located in Messinia in the Peloponnese, on October 20-22 will host a “Cultural Weekend” dedicated to fashion and tradition.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.
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