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Aristotle’s Lyceum in Athens Goes Digital

A digital information booth will be added on the premises of the archaeological site of Aristotle’s Lyceum in Athens.

Ministry: Archaeological Museum of Argostoli Ready for Reconstruction

The Greek Culture Ministry announced that the reconstruction of the Archaeological Museum of Argostoli in Kefalonia will proceed with RRF funding.

World Media: London-Athens Close to Deal Over Parthenon Marbles’ Return

The British Museum said it was in talks with Athens for the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece as part of a cultural exchange program.

Greece to Nominate Nicopolis for Inclusion on UNESCO World Heritage Site List

The Greek Culture Ministry is planning to nominate the Nicopolis archaeological site near Preveza, Epirus, for inclusion on the UNESCO World Heritage Site list.

Vergina: Polycentric Museum of Aigai Opens its Doors

The Aigai Polycentric Museum’s main multiform building in Vergina, northern Greece, has opened its doors to the public.

Archaeological Site of Ancient Corinth to See Upgrade

The Greek Culture Ministry has revealed plans to carry out upgrade works at the Ancient Corinth archaeological site in the Peloponnese.

Pope Francis Returns Parthenon Fragments to Greece

Pope Francis has decided to return three Parthenon fragments, currently housed at Vatican's Gregoriano Profano Museum, to Greece.

Culture Ministry: Mystras’ Castle in Peloponnese Fully Accessible by 2025

The Greek Ministry of Culture has announced that the medieval Castle of Mystras in Peloponnese will be renovated and become fully accessible by 2025.

Greece and Jordan Form Closer Cooperation in Culture, Tourism

Greece’s culture minister, Lina Mendoni, held bilateral meetings with governmental officials of Jordan, aiming to strengthen the relations of the two countries in the culture and tourism sectors.

Greek Culture Ministry, University of Connecticut Explore Potential Cooperation

The Greek Culture Ministry and the University of Connecticut are exploring a future collaboration that will combine technology with education and research.

Maria Callas’ 100th Birth Anniversary Enters UNESCO’s List

The centennial anniversary of Greek soprano Maria Kallas’ birth will be included on UNESCO’s celebratory list of anniversaries for 2023.

Greek PM Sees ‘Progress’ in Parthenon Marbles Debate

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said he sensed ‘progress’ was being made on the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece, during his recent visit to the UK.

Athens’ Odeon of Herodes Atticus in Top 10 of World’s Most Beautiful Theaters

The Odeon of Herodes Atticus in Athens has been hailed as one of 10 the most beautiful theaters in the world.

Knossos Archaeological Site to be More Accessible to Visitors with Disabilities

The archaeological site of Knossos on Crete will be upgraded to become more accessible to people with disabilities, the Greek Culture Ministry has announced.

Greece Steps Up Drive for Return of Parthenon Marbles

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis told The Sunday Times that the time has come for the repatriation of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece and that he will raise the issue during his upcoming visit to London.

‘London Times’ Readers: Give the Parthenon Marbles Back to Greece

“Should the Elgin (Parthenon) Marbles be given back to Greece?“ Well, yes, says the British public, according to a recent poll among ‘The Times’ and ‘Sunday Times’ readers.

British Museum Suggests ‘Partnership’ With Greece Over Parthenon Marbles

In a step forward, the British Museum is proposing an “active Parthenon partnership” with Greece on the thorny issue of the repatriation of the Parthenon Marbles to their homeland.

Greece Sends Loud Message with ‘Reunite Parthenon’ Stamp Series

Greek postal service ELTA has released a commemorative series of stamps featuring the illegally removed parts of the Parthenon, in efforts to raise awareness for the return of the ancient sculptures to Athens.

UNESCO Committee Calls on Greece – UK to Resolve Parthenon Marbles Issue

UNESCO has once again called on Greece and the UK to intensify efforts to resolve the long-standing dispute concerning the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Athens.

Greek and UK Culture Ministries to Discuss Return of Parthenon Marbles

UNESCO has announced that a new round of formal talks will begin between the UK and Greece on the return of the Parthenon Marbles.