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Greece, Cyprus Join Forces in Culture

Greek Culture Minister Lydia Koniordou and her Cypriot counterpart Costas Kadis have signed a memorandum of understanding to mutually promote cultural heritage.

Free Wi-Fi at Popular Archaeological Sites, Museums in Greece

Free WiFi will be available at 20 popular archaeological sites and museums in Greece, following an agreement announced between the Greek telecommunications provider OTE Group and the Culture and Sport Ministry.

Europa Nostra Awards 2016: Greece Collects Two EU Prizes for Cultural Heritage

The winners of the 2016 EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards, Europe’s top honour in the field, were celebrated on Tuesday during a high-profile event at the Zarzuela Theatre in Madrid. Greece received two awards in the “Conservation” category.

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.

Plaka Residents Sound Alarm Bells, Warn of Action

The Plaka district in central Athens is in danger its residents say, calling on the government to put a stop to an amendment of a bill that foresees change of property use.