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Grand Opening for Ancient Greek Technology Museum Kostas Kotsanas  

The Ancient Greek Technology Museum Kostas Kotsanas, featuring over 300 exhibits or copies of ancient Greek devices and inventions, was recently inaugurated in Athens.

SETE Discusses Tourism Promotion of Naxos, Small Cyclades

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) shined the spotlight on the island of Naxos, the host destination of its 16th regional meeting, and the nearby Small Cyclades.

Greek Museum, Site E-ticket System Gaining Ground

The newly launched e-ticket, currently applicable at 11 popular archaeological sites and museums across Greece, is gaining ground according to the Archaeological Resources Fund (TAP).

Lamia to Get Modern Greek History Museum

The central Greek city of Lamia is set to get its own Modern Greek History Museum after regional authorities reached an agreement with the Athens War Museum.

Greece Marks August Full Moon with Free Events at Museums and Sites

Greece marks the August full moon with 95 free events at 132 archaeological sites, monuments and museums across the country.

Greece Considered as Filming Location for UK Movie

British producer Gareth Jones was recently in Greece for a pre-filming visit to determine whether he will shoot “The Giaour” in the country.

Summer Loading… at Athens Concert Hall Garden Concerts

The Athens Concert Hall welcomes summer season with plenty of song, art and theater events, from June 14 to September 22, in its garden.

Promotion of Greek Island Culture a Ministry Priority

A number of projects are currently underway or in the pipeline focusing on the renovation or construction of cultural sites on the Cyclades islands, according to Culture Minister Lydia Koniordou.

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.

Greece’s Ancient Philippi Set for Restoration, Upgrade Works

The Region of Eastern Macedonia-Thrace has allocated 2.3 million euros for restoration and upgrade works at the archaeological site of Philippi, Northern Greece.

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.

Greek Culture Ministry to Move Ahead with Operational Reforms

The Greek Culture Ministry is set to undergo reforms and changes to its operations, aiming to invest in a future of accessible culture for all.

Ancient Corinth Goes 3D as Part of Google – CyArk Project

Google Arts & Culture and CyArk are offering internet users the chance to ‘experience’ some of the world’s greatest wonders in 3D, among them Greece’s Ancient Corinth.

BBC Gets Green Light to Film at Sounion in Greece

Producers of BBC series “The Little Drummer Girl” have been given the green light to shoot at the Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion.

BBC Submits New Request to Film at Sounion

The BBC has submitted a new request to film at the Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion, following the refusal of Greece’s Central Archaeological Council (KAS) last week.

Ministry Sees Tourism Potential for Eastern Attica Destinations

The conversion of areas in Eastern Attica from stopovers to established destinations, which offer experiences 365 days a year, is among the Greek Tourism Ministry's priorities.

Greek Archaeology Body Says ‘No’ to BBC Series Sounion Shoot

The Central Archaeological Council (KAS) has turned down a request by BBC to film its "The Little Drummer Girl” series at the Poseidon Temple in Sounion.

Greece Reaches Out to Film Producers with Fresh Cash Incentives

Aiming to establish Greece as a leading filming location, the digital policy ministry is allocating some 75 million euros as an incentive.

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.

Greece Launches European Cultural Heritage Year Events

Greece officially launched the European Year of Cultural Heritage, an initiative of the European Commission, with a special event focused on Rebetiko music.