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New Finds Come to the Fore at Artemis Amarysia Sanctuary in Evia, Greece

This year’s excavation activities around the Temple of Artemis Amarysia at Amarynthos on the island of Evia in Greece, have revealed new finds.

Former Acropolis Museum Gets New Lease on Life

The first Acropolis Museum, located on the southeastern edge of the hill, will get a new lease on life with renovation works set to begin in September.

First E-ticket Test Run at Greek Sites on May 20

Starting May 20, and phased out in June, an e-ticketing system allowing admission to Greek museums and sites will take effect, according to the culture ministry.

E-ticket at Select Greek Museums, Sites Coming Soon

An e-ticket system offering admission to a number of Greek museums and sites will undergo test runs with officials looking to set it into force in June.

Acropolis, National Archaeological Museum Draw in the Crowds

The Acropolis, its museum and the National Archaeological Museum in Athens are among the most visited sites in Greece, recent data showed.

Tourism Boosts Revenues at Greek Museums, Sites

Greek museums and sites generated approximately 100 million euros in revenue in 2017, according to Hellenic Statistical Authority data.

Greek Culture Minister Visits Crete, Discusses Projects, Funding

Culture Minister Lydia Koniordou met with Crete governor Stavros Arnaoutakis to discuss issues related the region's archaeological sites and ways to secure funding.

Greece Looking to Tap into Benefits of Sports Tourism

The Culture Ministry's General Secretariat of Sports is seeking ways to create integrated packages for sport and leisure and promote major athletic events.

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.

Ministry to Fund Hub for the Promotion of Greek Culture, Creative Industries

Greece will allocate NSRF funds of 3.7 million euros for the creation of the so-called “Acropole Palace Creative Hub” in Athens to support entrepreneurship.

Culture Ministry Doublespeak Leaves Afantou Rhodes Investment Up in the Air

The culture ministry and Rhodes authorities are at loggerheads over a decision by the former to initially declare the area of Afantou as an archaeological site despite official plans to create a golf course there and then to release a statement saying the investment can proceed...

Hefty Admission Rate Hikes at Greek Museums

The Acropolis and the site of Knossos on Crete will be the costliest to get into after the Greek culture ministry recently announced admission fee hikes.

Ministry to Launch E-ticket System for Greek Museums, Archaeological Sites

In efforts to tap into the benefits of the country’s archaeological offerings, the Greek Culture Ministry will introduce e-tickets for access to archaeological sites and enrich art and museum items sold in museum shops.
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