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Three Key Culture Projects in Greece Taking Steps to Completion

Three major cultural projects are scheduled to move into implementation phase in the upcoming period, according to Greek Culture Minister Lina Mendoni.

Historic Tatoi Estate to Return to Former Glory

The Greek government has announced plans to restore the Tatoi Estate - once the summer retreat of Greece's former royal family - to its previous glory.

EYCH 2018: Greece’s Historic Houses Open Doors to Public on May 24-27

Historic houses across Greece will open their doors to the public on May 24-27, as part of the European Year of Cultural Heritage (EYCH) 2018 activities.

Byzantine Church on Naxos Wins Europa Nostra 2018 Cultural Heritage Prize

Greece's Byzantine Church of Hagia Kyriaki on Naxos is among the winners of the 2018 EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards, Europe’s top honor in the heritage field.

Chios’ Kambos Among Europe’s 7 Most Endangered Heritage Sites

The semi-rural area Kambos on the Greek island of Chios, has been listed among Europe’s seven most endangered heritage sites, Europa Nostra, the leading European heritage organisation, and the European Investment Bank Institute (EIB) announced recently.

Vote for Greece in Europa Nostra’s Public Choice Award 2015!

Greece has three entries in the Europa Nostra Public Choice vote! The winner of the Public Choice Award will be announced at the European Heritage Awards Ceremony, a high-profile event, at Oslo City Hall on June 11.

Debated Bill Affecting Plaka Up for Scrutiny, Ministry Withdraws Provisions

The contentious bill that has citizens’ movements, environmental groups and Plaka residents up in arms over the dire consequences it will create should it go into effect is under re-examination, the environment ministry said over the weekend.

Athens Mayor, Europa Nostra Slam Bill Affecting Plaka, Call for Public Discussion

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis and citizens’ movement Europa Nostra have joined the residents of the Plaka district, calling on the government to put a stop to amendments of an environment ministry bill that foresee change of property use.

“7 Most Endangered” Sites Project: Kastoria, Greece, Working to Safeguard Traditional Districts

The Municipality of Kastoria is taking steps to preserve the traditional Dolcho and Apozari quarters of the city with the assistance of Europa Nostra and the Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) by participating in the "7 Most Endangered" sites program.

Europa Nostra Heritage Rescue Mission Begins At Kastoria, Greece

The 7 Most Endangered Rescue Mission to the neighborhoods of Dolcho and Apozari in Kastoria, Greece, kicked off on 4 October with the arrival of both local and international experts.

Patmos, Greece, To Inaugurate “Paths Of Culture”

The "Paths of Culture" of Patmos Island in Greece will be inaugurated by the Elliniki Etairia – Society for the Environment and Cultural Heritage and the pan-European Federation for Cultural Heritage Europa Nostra on 7 June 2014.

Historic Center Of Kastoria, Greece, Among Europe’s 7 Most Endangered

The neighborhoods of Dolcho and Apozari that constitute the surviving historic center in Kastoria, Greece, have been included in the list of seven most endangered monuments in Europe, according to an announcement made by leading European heritage organization Europa Nostra.
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ΕΛΛΕΤ: Συνεχίζονται οι έντονες αντιδράσεις ενάντια στο νομοσχέδιο του τουρισμού

Η επιδιωκόμενη «αξιοποίηση» των νησιών που προωθείται από το νομοσχέδιο «Απλούστευση διαδικασιών για την ενίσχυση της τουριστικής επιχειρηματικότητας, αναδιάρθρωση του ΕΟΤ, και λοιπές διατάξεις» προκαλεί έντονες και διαρκώς αυξανόμενες αντιδράσεις στι...
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Europa Nostra To Hold 2013 European Heritage Congress In Athens

Members of Europa Nostra and other representatives of the ever-growing cultural heritage movement from all over Europe will meet next month in Athens, Greece, for Europa Nostra’s European Heritage Congress for 2013.

New Strategic Direction for Yades Group

Distinguished historical hotel group Yades Heritage & Hospitality announced its aim to enhance its presence in Greece and abroad through a series strategic moves that would promote the unique characteristics of its members.