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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”.

Greece and Cyprus Look to Expand Cultural Relations

Exchanging knowhow and best practices topped the agenda of talks between Greek Culture Minister Lina Mendoni and her Cypriot counterpart Prodromos Prodromou.

Exhibition at Athens Airport Presents the Hills ‘West of the Acropolis’

The Athens International Airport is hosting an exhibition that presents the area of the hills located west of the Acropolis site in the Greek capital.

Greece and China Discuss New Partnerships in Culture

The potential of new partnerships between Greek and Chinese museums was recently discussed during a meeting of Greek Culture Minister Lina Mendoni with Chinese art experts.

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.