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Greece Launches 140 Cultural Events Outdoors at Sites Countrywide

A total of 140 concerts, art shows, theater and dance performances are scheduled to take place across Greece in the next two months, the culture ministry announced.

Skiathos Island Secures Culture Ministry Funds for Three Iconic Projects 

A total of 4 million euros in funds will go towards the restoration of three landmarks on the island of Skiathos, according to Greek Culture Minister Lina Mendoni.

Greece OKs Dior Photo Shoot at Acropolis Ahead of ‘Croisière 2022’ Athens Show

Greek authorities have given the green light to French luxury fashion house Dior to carry out photo and video shoots for its “Croisière 2022” collection at the Acropolis in Athens.

Greece Plans to Launch 5 New Cultural Routes

The Greek Culture Ministry is planning to launch five new cultural routes covering all periods of Greece’s history.

Dior Names Athens for its ‘Croisière 2022’ Show

The world famous house of Dior is scheduled to present its “Croisière 2022” collection in Athens on June 17.

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.

Acropolis Gets Wheelchair Lift, Now Accessible to Disabled Visitors

Visitors with mobility issues will now have access to the Acropolis monuments in Athens thanks to a new lift and specially designed paths.

Acropolis Accessibility Pathway Works Go On Despite Reactions

The Greek Culture Ministry has responded to reactions concerning the repair of special paths - with cement - that enable access to the monuments of the Acropolis in Athens.

Germany Returns Smuggled Ancient Greek Coins to Greece

Five ancient Greek coins that were saved last-minute from being auctioned off in Munich and Zurich, have been returned to Greece.

Mycenae Site and Museum Reopen to the Public

The archaeological site of Mycenae has reopened to visitors after a recent wildfire charred the surrounding area.

First-time Run for Thessaloniki Metro, Inspection of New Buses

Thessaloniki welcomed a metro test run and 18 new buses this week aimed at upgrading urban transport in Greece’s second largest city.

Greek Culture Minister Says Fire-hit Mycenae to Reopen Soon

Greece's Culture Minister Lina Mendoni said the archaeological site of Mycenae, evacuated on Sunday due to a wildfire, would open soon.

Greece’s Lavreotiki Municipality Aiming for UNESCO Status

The Lavreotiki Municipality will submit a file to the culture ministry in order to be included on UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites list for its vast history and singular geology.

Thessaloniki Metro Set for 2023 Opening

Thessaloniki’s highly anticipated metro is set to begin routes in 2023, the northern port city’s mayor, Konstantinos Zervos, has announced.

Greece Summer 2020 Opens with Outdoor Cultural Events

The Greek Culture Ministry on July 18 will launch a new program of cultural events to be held in open spaces, including archaeological sites and museum yards.

Greece Bets on Contemporary Culture with €15m Boost

The Greek government will allocate 15 million euros in funds to enhance contemporary culture and support artists during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Acropolis to Get New Disabled-friendly Elevator by Summer

The Acropolis in Athens is set to get a new lift by summer after the Central Archaeological Council (KAS) approved plans for the completion of the project.

Chania Archaeological Museum Opening Set for Spring 2021

The Archaeological Museum of Chania will open to the public in the spring of 2021, according to Greek Culture Minister Lina Mendoni.

Greece Sees Promising Future with Flagship Interventions of Culture Ministry

Top priority projects of the Culture Ministry, including the restoration of the Tatoi Estate, will shape Greece's cultural landscape in the coming years, aaccording to Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

Greece to Propose Epirus’ Zagori Villages as UNESCO Heritage Site

The Greek Culture Ministry will prepare a preliminary file for the inclusion of the northern Epirus region of Zagori on the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list.