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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 Association Urges Gov’t to Take Action, Safeguard Traditional Boats

The Traditional Boat Association of Greece is calling on the government to safeguard the country’s seafaring heritage and stop the EU-funded destruction of traditional fishing boats.

Ancient Greek Technology Museum Opens in Athens

The Museum of Ancient Greek Technology - Kostas Kotsanas recently opened its doors with exciting displays of technologies made by the ancient Greeks.

North Aegean Region Gets Ready for… Lights, Camera, Action

North Aegean governor Christiana Kalogirou signed a memorandum of cooperation with the Hellenic Film Office to promote the region as a prime filming location.

Greece-Italy Launch Three-year Cultural Cooperation

Greece and Italy have launched a three-year cooperation aiming to further strengthen the cultural ties of both countries.

UK Survey Says Box-office Blockbusters Spur Travel Bookings

A survey carried out across the UK showed that one in five Britons went ahead and booked a vacation, days after watching a film. 

Greek Gov’t Setting the Scene for Foreign Film Productions

The Greek government, through its relevant ministries, is paving the way for a framework that will offer foreign film producers incentives to shoot in Greece.

Greece’s ‘Υοu Go Culture’ E-learning Platform Calls for Support

An ambitious e-learning platform offering insight into Greece via virtual tours is aiming to collect 65,000 euros by December 31 via a crowdfunding campaign.

‘Athens Culture Symposium 2017’ to Focus on Tourism and Investments

The American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce on November 13 will hold the 2nd Athens Culture Symposium 2017, which will focus on investments and tourism.

Greece and Italy Sign Memorandum of Cooperation on Culture

In efforts to prevent the illicit trafficking of antiquities and protect cultural heritage, Greece and Italy signed a memorandum of cooperation in the field of culture.

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.

‘Mamma Mia!’ Croatia Choice Spurs Greek Tourism Ministry Reaction

Greece's tourism ministry says it has no say in foreign film production decisions with regard to “Mamma Mia, Here we Go Again”. 

Mamma Mia! Sequel Says ‘No’ to Greece, Takes a Chance on Croatia Instead

The sequel to Hollywood blockbuster "Mamma Mia!" that put the small Greek island of Skopelos in the international spotlight will be filmed in Croatia instead.

New Thessaloniki Museum Body ‘MOMus’ Takes First Steps

MOMus, the new Thessaloniki Museum Body, will function as an umbrella organization that will feature unique collections, diverse art series and photo exhibits of Greek and international artists.

Kavala Marks Philippi UNESCO Inclusion with Two-day Events

The Kavala Municipality and the Kavala - Thasos Ephorate of Antiquities will mark the inclusion of the archaeological site of Philippi on UNESCO’s World Heritage List, with a series of events on April 8-9.

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center Now State-run

One of the country’s foremost cultural projects, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC), is now in the hands of the Greek state.

SNFCC Invites Public to Handover Festivities

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) will be handed over to the Greek government on Thursday, February 23.

Greece to Star in ‘1st Mediterranean Panorama’ Expo in Sweden

Greece will be promoted as a leading Mediterranean destination in a new exhibition aiming to become the largest tourism event in Scandinavia.

Larissa Artfools Film Fest Getting Ready for Action

It’s time again for the International Film Festival of Larissa/Artfools set to take place in the central Greece city on February 28-March 5.

Hellas Filmbox Takes Berlin… with the Best Greek Cinema

German cinema lovers will have a chance to indulge in Greek film productions during the Hellas Filmbox Berlin festival in the German city on January 18-22.