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Covid-19: Athens Municipality Shuts Culture and Sports Venues, Technopolis

Sports facilities, museums and cultural venues in Athens have closed in efforts to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic in the city.

Athens to Host Mini Film Festival for Art of Design

A sneak peek of the “1st Milano Design Film Festival (MDFF) Greece-Athens” will be given through an event in Athens during November 2-8.

Art Athina Virtual Event to Open on October 15

Art Athina will hold the virtual edition of its annual contemporary art event on its new online platform during October 15-31.

Photos of the Acropolis Wanted for Online Scrapbook Initiative

Visitors of the Acropolis are invited to send photographs they may have that show the changes the Acropolis monuments have gone through during the last 45 years.

Athens’ Cycladic Art Museum Offers Digital Tours

The Museum of Cycladic Art in Athens is offering its visitors the opportunity to experience digital tours around its permanent collections just by using their smartphone or tablet.

Thessaloniki and Halkidiki Get Ready to Host ‘FVW Workshop Greece 2020‘

Thessaloniki and Halkidiki are getting ready to host the FVW Workshop Greece 2020, the annual meeting of FVW magazine that focuses on the German tourism market.

International Music Festivals Taking Place on Rhodes

The island of Rhodes, this summer will host two international music festivals as part of its efforts to enrich its tourism product and enhance the travel experience of visitors.

Chios to Host Annual Music Festival in August

The Chios Music Festival is returning to the Aegean island this summer with a redesigned artistic program focusing on Greek artists.

GNTO Supports Greek Summer 2020 Events

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) has included a number of cultural and sport events under its auspices this summer.

Greece Summer 2020 Opens with Outdoor Cultural Events

The Greek Culture Ministry on July 18 will launch a new program of cultural events to be held in open spaces, including archaeological sites and museum yards.

Athens Municipality Offers its Venues as Stages for Concerts and Events

The Municipality of Athens will offer its venues to support culture and artists that have been severely affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Minister Examines Measures for Reopening of Acropolis Site

Greek Culture Minister Lina Mendoni recently inspected the archaeological site of the Acropolis in Athens to determine the measures needed for when it reopens on May 18.

Greek Animation Grant Program Accepting Applications

The Culture Ministry has launched a funding program for Greek animation films, aiming to develop and promote them worldwide.

Syrrako, Vlasti Festivals Nominated for UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List

The Greek Culture Ministry has submitted a nomination file for the inscription of the August 15 religious celebrations of the villages of Syrrako and Vlasti on UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage List.

Athens Municipality Offers Arts and Culture Online

The Municipality of Athens is offering everyone the chance to enjoy a wide selection of cultural programs and shows online - right from the comfort of their home.

Culture at Home: Greece’s National Theater Streams Plays for Free Online

The National Theater of Greece is offering free online access to some of its performances, aiming to bring people closer to art amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Benaki Museum’s Toys on Display at Athens Airport

Athens International Airport is hosting an exhibition of toys from the collection of the Benaki Toy Museum.

Preservation of Rhodes’ Medieval Town a Priority, Say Greek Ministers

The ministries of tourism and culture are working on a five-part agreement for the protection, conservation, and promotion of Rhodes’ Medieval City.

Greece Sees Promising Future with Flagship Interventions of Culture Ministry

Top priority projects of the Culture Ministry, including the restoration of the Tatoi Estate, will shape Greece's cultural landscape in the coming years, aaccording to Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

St. George Lycabettus Hotel Opens its Rooms for Performance Art Exhibition

The St. George Lycabettus Lifestyle Hotel, located in Athens, this month will host an exhibition of contemporary art, titled “Performance Rooms2020”.