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Greek Ministry Secures EU Funding for Renovation of Cultural Monuments

A number of restoration and renovation projects at cultural sites across Greece have secured EU funding, according to the Greek Ministry of Culture.

UNESCO Sites in Greece Among 47 in Danger Due to Rising Sea Levels

Rhodes' Medieval City, Corfu's Old Town and Delos are among 47 UNESCO World Heritage sites in the Mediterranean facing the threat of rising sea levels and erosion.

World Premier of Lyric Opera to Be Staged on Delos

The UNESCO World Heritage site of Delos, on October 6 and 7, will host the world premiere of the one-act lyric opera titled, “Hera Descends on Delos”.

The Telegraph Reveals 20 Secrets of the Greek Islands

The Greek islands and their “secrets” are featured in an extensive article, which was recently published on the website of British daily newspaper The Telegraph.

Bloomberg Reveals the Intimate Side of Mykonos

The beauties and hidden treasures of the island of Mykonos were featured in a photo report published in the online edition of American news agency Bloomberg.

Ancient Theatre of Delos Opens After 2,000 Years of Silence

The ancient theatre on the island of Delos will open after two thousand years of silence to host a play that aims to raise awareness about the tragedy of refugees in the waters of the Aegean.

Architect Heim Reveals Vision for New Delos Museum

Distinguished architect Jean-Pierre Heim shared his vision and plans for a new archaeological museum on the Greek island of Delos, with Culture Minister Aristides Baltas earlier this week, at a meeting also attended by Hellenic Association of Tourist & Travel Agencies (fedHATTA)...

Greek Short ‘Delos 2015’ Clinches Silver at Baku Tourism Film Fest

A Greek film featuring George Corraface won the silver prize at the Baku International Tourism Film Festival (BITFF) which took place in the Azerbaijani capital last week.

World Premier of ‘Delos 2015’ Documentary to Screen on Mykonos

A documentary, aimed to promote the cultural side of the sacred island of Delos, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, will premiere on Mykonos on Saturday, October 3.

Interest in Greek Culture Grows, Visitor Attendance Rises

Museums, theaters and archaeological sites in Greece, are attracting more visitors thanks in part to extended opening hours and lower admission fees, the culture ministry has announced.

‘The Greeks – Agamemnon to Alexander the Great’ Conquer Canada

Featuring over 500 ancient treasures, many of which exhibited for the first time outside Greece, “The Greeks - Agamemnon to Alexander the Great” show, which opened last week at the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, was warmly welcomed by a 1,000-plus audience.

‘The Greeks – Agamemnon to Alexander the Great’ Take Canada By Storm

Featuring over 500 ancient treasures, many of which exhibited for the first time outside Greece, “The Greeks - Agamemnon to Alexander the Great” show, which opened in December at the Pointe à Callière, Montreal Museum of Archaeology and History, has attracted over 100,000...

‘Conde Nast Traveler’ Puts in a Word for Greek Bliss: Paros, Antiparos and Pano Koufonisi

Under the title “Three Idyllic Greek Isles That Most Tourists Miss”, Conde Nast Traveler recommends the “lesser-known” islands of Antiparos, Paros and Pano Koufonisi, as the places to be if you’re seeking unspoilt beaches, rustic tavernas and a “blissfully slow” pace of life....

‘Telegraph Travel’ Tribute to 19 Best Greek Islands

In its latest photo series, Telegraph Travel has selected the 19 best Greek islands for all tastes.