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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.

Germany Returns Two Stolen Greek Orthodox Icons

Two 18th-century Greek Orthodox icons that had been stolen in 2007 from a monastery outside Ioannina were returned to Greece by German authorities.

Greece Celebrating European Days of Conservation-Restoration 2021

Greece is celebrating the European Days of Conservation-Restoration 2021 with a number of events taking place across the country until October 10.

Antiquities Return to Thessaloniki Metro Station Site

A number of antiquities unearthed during works for the construction of the Aghia Sofia metro station in Thessaloniki have returned to their original location.

Crete: Old Hammam in Chania Now an Art Gallery

The Municipality of Chania has turned one of the city’s old Turkish baths on Kasteli hill into an art gallery to host exhibitions and cultural events.

Kastoria’s Former Xenia Hotel to Become Museum

The former Xenia Hotel in Kastoria will be transformed into a museum and house artifacts from the collection of the city’s Byzantine Museum.

Athens’ Kolonos Festival Line-up Announced

Athens’ Kolonos Festival 2021 will host popular Greek artists in a number of concerts and theater performances scheduled to take place during September 6-28.

GNTO Supports Summer Culture Festivals in Greece

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) has announced its support to a number of cultural events scheduled to take place in August and September in Greece.

SNF Nostos 2021 Summer Festival Returns to Athens

The SNF Nostos 2021 summer festival will take place in Athens in late August, with a five-day program full of cultural performances, sports events and innovative conferences.

Greece Launches 140 Cultural Events Outdoors at Sites Countrywide

A total of 140 concerts, art shows, theater and dance performances are scheduled to take place across Greece in the next two months, the culture ministry announced.

Summer Culture Festival Opens in Athens

The Municipality of Athens has launched a summer festival with live events taking place in four outdoor venues in the Greek capital.

Athens’ First Live Event of the Year: 20th Technopolis Jazz Festival

The Greek capital during May 28-30 will host the 20th Athens Technopolis Jazz Festival, the first live event of the year.

All Museums in Greece Ready to Open on May 14

All museums in Greece will reopen their doors to the public on Friday, May 14, the Greek Culture Ministry has announced.

Athens Epidaurus Festival Introduces New Brand Identity

The Athens Epidaurus Festival, one of Greece’s most significant cultural events, has launched a new brand identity, with the aim to initiate a new era of cultural creation.

Hellenic Film Commission Launches Location Scouting Support Program for Foreign Producers

The Hellenic Film Commission has launched a Location Scouting Support Program to attract foreign film and TV productions to Greece.

Greece Donates ‘Charioteer of Delphi’ Replica to Qatar

Greece has donated an exact replica of the "Charioteer of Delphi", also known as Heniokhos, to the city of Doha in Qatar.

Greece and Qatar Set Foundations for Long-term Cooperation in Culture

Greece and Qatar are aiming to launch a long-term cooperation in culture, which among other things would include the establishment of a “Greece-Qatar Year of Culture”.

National Gallery in Athens to Open Once Covid-19 Restrictions are Lifted

The National Gallery in Athens will open its doors to the public as soon as the epidemiological situation will allow.

Greece Eagerly Awaits Revamped National Gallery Official Opening

The renovated National Gallery in Athens will open officially to visitors once Covid-19 measures are lifted and conditions allow.

National Gallery Prepares to Celebrate Greece 2021 Bicentennial

The National Gallery in Athens is preparing for a special one-day opening to mark the bicentennial of the Greek War of Independence.