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Amphipolis Tomb to Be Accessible to People with Disabilities

Greece’s Central Archaeological Council has approved plans for the addition of special routes at the Kasta tomb in Amphipolis for visitors with disabilities.

Greece and Poland to Join Forces for Culture

Closer cooperation on issues of culture between Greece and Poland topped the agenda of talks between Culture Minister Lina Mendoni and Poland's ambassador to Greece, Artur Lompart.

Six Peloponnese Culture Projects Get Ministry Go-ahead

Six culture projects slated for the Peloponnese region, including the Kalamata Dance Festival and dozens of restoration actions, have received the go-ahead by state and local authorities.

Lavrio’s Iconic ‘French Iron Quay’ to Be Restored

Greece's culture ministry has approved the restoration of Lavrio's major industrial heritage monument, an old iron quay used by the French Mining Company in the late 1880s.

Greece Museum Visits Down 89.4% in January – April 2021

The number of visitors to Greece’s museums dropped by 89.4% between January and April, compared to the same period last year, said the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

Stolen Picasso Painting Finds its Way Back to Greek Museum

A stolen 1939 painting offered to Greece by Pablo Picasso was recovered by police, found in the hands of a builder who broke into the country’s National Gallery nearly a decade ago.

Section of Athens’ Modern Greek Culture Museum to Open in June

The first section of the Museum of Modern Greek Culture in Athens will open its doors this June, according to an announcement by the Greek Culture Ministry.

Greece and Spain Discuss Cooperation in Culture

Greece and Spain laid the groundwork for future cooperation in culture to include join digital exhibitions, according to the Greek Culture Ministry.

Greek Cultural Capital Eleusis Sets New Agenda for 2023 

Greek city Elefsina has revised its agenda for its term as cultural capital 2023 focusing on culture, humanity, city, and the environment.

Museum of Modern Greek Culture to Open in Plaka

A Museum of Modern Greek Culture in the heart of Athens is set to open in May 2021 featuring exhibits that showcase Greece’s culture through time.

Greece Extends Period for Museum Loans

A bill amendment tabled in parliament will give Greek museums the right to loan moveable art works to international entities for up to 50 years.

Athens Welcomes Film Producers with New Office

Aiming to establish the Greek capital as an attractive filming destination, the municipal authority has announced the creation of the Athens Film Office.

New Light Design Showcases Athens Acropolis

The Athens Acropolis has emerged in new light, after a new lighting design was unveiled in the presence of city and government officials.

Covid-19 May Push Elefsina European Culture Capital Term to 2023

The Commission has proposed that Elefsina and Timisoara push back their terms as European Culture Capitals to 2023 instead of 2021 due to Covid-19.

Greece Adds 16 New Elements to National Intangible Cultural Heritage Index

The Greek Culture Ministry has announced the inclusion of 16 new elements to Greece’s National Directory of Intangible Cultural Heritage.

Culture Ministry Certifies Jewish Museum of Greece

The Jewish Museum of Greece has been certified by the culture ministry’s Directorate of Museums and is now able to access EU funding programs.

Restoration of Greece’s Philippi Site Proceeds as Planned

Restoration works budgeted at 3.7 million euros at the UNESCO World Heritage of Philippi in Northern Greece, are moving ahead as scheduled.

Greece’s Outdoor Cinemas Open Offering Post-covid-19 Relief

Open-air cinemas across Greece are opening their doors to the public, running on a 70 percent capacity with open bars and no intermissions.

New Rules for Guided Tours in Greece post-Covid-19

Tourist guides in Greece have been informed on rules to follow when giving guided tours at archaeological sites and museums in the country during the post-Covid-19 period.

Greece 1821-2021 Bicentennial Events: Call for Proposals

Interested parties wishing to participate in the bicentennial Greece 1821-2021 events are invited to submit proposals on its online platform, according to the organizing committee.