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Restoration Works at Amphipolis’ Kasta Hill Advance

Restoration and support works on the Kasta tomb at the Amphipolis site in northern Greece, are set to be completed by August.

Ioannina’s Silversmithery Museum: A Gem to be Admired

The Ioannina Silversmithing Museum showcases Epirus' silver working tradition, which played a key role in the region’s economy and cultural identity.

Athens & Epidaurus Festival Sees Rise in Revenue, Participation

The Athens & Epidaurus Festival generated revenues of 5 million euros for 2018, up by 38 percent compared to 2017 at 3.6 million euros.

Lucky Visitors Get Chance to Enter Amphipolis’ Kasta Tomb

Dozens of visitors had the chance to enter the largest tomb discovered in Greece, at Amphipolis, which dates back to Alexander the Great’s era.

Greece Aims to Establish Amphipolis as Archaeological Tourism Destination

The Culture Ministry has secured 276,000 euros in funding for works on the Amphipolis site to include the construction of a walking routes network. 

Athens & Epidaurus Festival Packed with Cultural Events for Every Taste

A Greek summer tradition, the annual Athens & Epidaurus Festival is now upon us with dozens of events at major venues across the Greek capital and at Epidaurus.

Amphipolis Site Restoration Enters €1.5m EU Funding Program

Authorities have managed to secure 1.5 million euros in EU funding for the restoration, maintenance and promotion of the Kasta tomb at the Amphipolis site.

South Aegean Region Using Culture to Attract the Crowds

Film screening events, jazz concerts and much more took center stage across the Cyclades this year as part of the South Aegean Region’s  efforts to promote cultural tourism.

Attica Region Seeks to Set Up Cultural Tourism Network

The Attica Region is inviting municipalities, organizations and businesses to join in its efforts to develop cultural tourism during a special event on September 28 at the Acropolis Museum amphitheater.

Leave Your Worries Behind @ Greece’s Biggest River Party

It’s time to chill out with plenty of music, fun and friends at the historic 38th River Party at Nestorio, Kastoria in northern Greece, where the pulsating energy of thousands promises to keep you footloose and worry free for five whole days on August 3-7.

Molyvos Int’l Music Festival Aims to Inspire, Connect, Unite

The 2nd Molyvos International Music Festival (MIMF), to take place on the Greek island of Lesvos, on August 16-19, brings together some of the world’s finest artists for four days of classical music creating a “Crossroads” of artistic exchange.

An Avant-garde Take @ Syros Int’l Film Fest this Week

Alternative, art, avant-garde, B-Movies, burlesque, comedy, film noir, foreign or independent or just some of the flicks to be screened at this year’s Syros International Film Festival (SIFF), which kicks off tomorrow (July 28) in the capital Ermoupolis and runs through to August 1.

Lasithi Tourists to Learn Secrets of Cretan Dance at Workshop

In efforts to meet the demands of restless tourists seeking unique cultural experiences, the Vilaeti Traditional Guesthouse in Lasithi, Crete, will be hosting a series of seminars on traditional Cretan dance titled “Geranos” on June 16-20.

Summer Dose of Culture as Athens Festival Readies to Kick Off

The annual Athens Festival and its “cultural counterpart”, the Epidaurus Festival, are off to a fresh start this year with a new director and some 80 productions for all tastes to hit the stage come June.