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Andros’ ‘Methexis’ Experiential Festival to Reveal the Aegean’s Traditions

The Aegean’s cultural and culinary traditions will be on show during the “Aegean Methexis” experiential festival to be held on Andros in June 2020.

GNTO Targets Senior Travelers in Scandinavia

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is promoting Greece as a silver tourism destination to tour operators in Scandinavia.

Kallichoron Hotel Presents its Sustainable Tourism Model for Astypalea

Astypalea's Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel presented its sustainable tourism model during the SASM Forum in Athens, held by the Alumni Association of Moraitis School.

Europe Gets PLUGGY, its First Social Media Platform Dedicated to Cultural Heritage

PLUGGY, the first social media platform dedicated to promoting Europe’s cultural heritage, was officially presented in Greece.

Athens Heads for €270 Million Revamp

Athens is set to undergo a €270 million revamp with works to focus on improving the everyday life of citizens and the overall experience of tourists.

‘Greek Paths of Culture’ Gets EU Heritage Prize in Paris

"Greek Paths of Culture" has been awarded the 2019 European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage in the education and awareness-raising category.

Art Auction for Charity at Makedonia Palace Hotel in Thessaloniki

The Makedonia Palace hotel in Thessaloniki, on November 6, will host a charity auction of antiques, modern and contemporary art.

South Aegean Shines at ‘European Young Chef Award 2019’ Contest

Eirini Giorgoudiou, a young Greek chef representing the South Aegean Region, was announced as the winner of the "European Young Chef Award 2019" contest.

Greek, French Culture Blend for ‘Petit Paris d’ Athènes 2019’ Festival

The "Petit Paris d' Athènes 2019" festival, to be held in Athens during November 21–December 1, will combine Greek and French culture in a number of events.

Bronze Olive Trees ‘Decorate’ the Makedonia Palace in Thessaloniki

The Makedonia Palace hotel in Thessaloniki is hosting an exhibition of bronze olive tree sculptures created by Greek artist Constantinos Valaes.

GNTO Promotes Events Highlighting Greece’s Gastronomy, Sports, Culture

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is supporting a number of gastronomy, sports and cultural events scheduled to take place in Athens, Thessaloniki and the Greek islands.

Creta Maris: Sustainability and Local Community High on Priority List

The Creta Maris Beach Resort throughout the year organizes a number of activities for its guests, aiming to promote sustainable tourism and Crete's traditions.

Spetses and Aegina have Big Events on Agenda for September

The islands of Spetses and Aegina are getting ready to host must-see events that focus on Greece's history, culture and gastronomy.

Technology to Bring Maria Callas ‘On Stage’ in Athens

Athens in November will host the “Callas in Concert” event that will bring the beloved opera legend Maria Callas back to the stage via hologram.

Greek Tourism to Shine in Australia in 2020

Greek tourism professionals will meet with Australian tour operators during the 1st Greek Panorama Roadshow, which will be held in Sydney and Melbourne in 2020.

Ancient Shipwrecks Found Near Greece’s Levitha Islet

Five 2,000-year-old shipwrecks have been discovered near the Greek islet of Levitha with very significant finds, according to the Greek Culture Ministry.

Greece’s August 15 Full Moon Comes with Free Events at Museums, Sites

A number of cultural events will take place on August 15 at Greece's archaeological sites and museums to mark the full moon celebrations.

Greek PM Sets Out Culture Ministry Agenda with Ambitious Projects

The Greek government's priority is to link culture with tourism and sport, according to Greece's Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

Mykonos’ Aphrodite Beach Resort Promotes Cultural Tourism Through Art Exhibition

The Aphrodite Beach Resort on Mykonos is promoting Greek cultural tourism through its art venue, created in collaboration with the RESTART Contemporary Art Platform.

‘blueFest Crete 19’ Event Connects Tourism with Culture

Tourism and culture were connected at the “blueFest 19” event, held on the island of Crete by the G & A Mamidakis Foundation.