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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.

Haidari Municipality Plans to Restore Historic Monuments to Attract Visitors

The Haidari Municipality has plans to restore the Palataki tower, a monument of significant historical value, aiming to promote the area’s cultural heritage and attract visitors.

Greece Honored Country at Int’l Art Expo in China

Greece will be the honored country at an international art exhibition that will take place this year in Hainan, China, during February 8 – December 8.

Athens Municipality to Support Businesses Active in Culture with €7.7 Million

The Municipality of Athens will allocate 7.7 million euros to support businesses active in culture - including museums and theaters - that have been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Ambassador Pyatt Announces US Campaign to Commemorate Greece’s Bicentennial

US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt has announced the launch of a year-long campaign by the US Mission to commemorate the 200 years since the Greek War of Independence.

Life-size Replica of Athens’ Herodion Shines at China’s Harbin Ice Festival

An impressive life-size replica of Athens’ Herod Atticus Odeon, made exclusively of ice, is on display at the Harbin International Ice & Snow Festival in China.

National Gallery in Athens Expected to Open in March

The National Gallery in Athens is expected to open its doors in March, as the project for the revamp and expansion of its premises has entered its final phase.

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.