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Greece Takes First Step to Create Museum of Underwater Antiquities in Piraeus

The Piraeus Port Authority has handed over a 1934 silo to the Greek Culture Ministry so that it may be converted into a Museum of Underwater Antiquities.

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.

Greece Teams Up with Australian Committees for Return of Parthenon Marbles

Greek Culture Minister Lina Mendoni met with Australia's national committees lobbying for the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece.

Crete’s New Chania Archaeological Museum Opens to the Public

The new Chania Archaeological Museum on the Greek island of Crete recently opened its doors featuring more than 3,500 artefacts, 1,000 of which for the first time.

Greece’s EMST Museum Aiming to Become Autism-friendly

The National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST) in Athens has plans to become autism-friendly and create a positive experience for its visitors.

Culture Ministry has Plans to Boost Promotion of Ioannina Castle

The Greek Culture Ministry has announced a strategic plan to restore and promote the landmark Ioannina castle in Western Greece.

Greece and Bangladesh Sign Bilateral Agreement to Boost Cooperation in Culture

Greece and Bangladesh have agreed to boost cooperation in the fields of culture and education.

Athens Epidaurus Festival Announces Program for 2022

The Athens Epidaurus Festival has unveiled its summer 2022 events program that will feature some 70 productions and 2,000 performers.

Greece Adds ‘Zeibekiko’ Dance and ‘Bouzouki’ Instrument to Intangible Cultural Heritage List

The ‘zeibekiko’ dance and the musical instruments ‘bouzouki’, ‘tzouras’ and ‘baglamas’ have found their place on Greece’s intangible cultural heritage list.

Ministry: Works Underway to Protect Cultural Monuments on Crete

The Greek Culture Ministry will proceed with a number of projects on Crete to protect and upgrade the island’s cultural monuments and landmark sites.

Greece Partners with ALIPH Foundation to Protect Cultural Heritage in Conflict Areas

Greece has pledged to support the efforts of the ALIPH Foundation to protect cultural heritage sites in conflict areas.

Crete: New Archaeological Museums Coming to Chania and Rethymno

The cities of Chania and Rethymno on the island of Crete, Greece, are to each get their own new archaeological museum.

Greece-United States Hold Talks on Cooperation in Culture Field

Joint actions to strengthen cooperation between Greece and the United States in the field of culture are expected to take place this year.

Dodecanese Islands: €42.5m for Restoration of Historic Monuments

The Greek Culture Ministry has announced a 42-million-euro project to restore and promote archaeological sites on the Dodecanese islands.

Amphipolis: Kasta Tomb to Open to the Public Under Pilot Plan in 2022

Kasta tomb, the largest burial monument discovered at Amphipolis in Central Macedonia, will open its doors this year, Culture Minister Lina Mendoni said.

National Theater of Rhodes to be Restored by 2025

The National Theater of Rhodes will undergo a 17.23 million euros restoration project and is expected to be fully operational by 2025.

Greece – EU Culture Ministers Call for Protection of Ukraine Heritage

Greek Culture Minister Lina Mendoni and her EU counterparts have signed a declaration calling for the protection of Ukraine’s cultural heritage.

Corfu Philharmonic Orchestras on Greece’s Intangible Cultural Heritage List

The Greek Culture Ministry has inscribed Corfu’s Philharmonic Orchestras in the National Index of Intangible Cultural Heritage.

Aegina’s Ancient Temple of Aphaea to Get Lighting System

Greece’s Central Archaeological Council has given the green light for the ancient temple of Aphaea on the island of Aegina to get a new lighting system.

Cultural Routes: €11.6 Million Secured for Northern Greece Monuments

The Greek Culture Ministry has secured funds of 11.6 million euros for the preservation of monuments that are part of the Cultural Routes program in Northern Greece.