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Elefsina Archaeological Site Upgrade to be Completed in 2022

Works for the upgrade of the Elefsina archaeological site, located near Athens, are expected to be completed by 2022.

Athens: Plato’s Academy Park Regeneration Project Gets Green Light

Greece’s Archaeological Council has given its approval for the regeneration of the park and archaeological site at Plato’s Academy in Athens.

Section of Athens’ Modern Greek Culture Museum to Open in June

The first section of the Museum of Modern Greek Culture in Athens will open its doors this June, according to an announcement by the Greek Culture Ministry.

Greece Donates ‘Charioteer of Delphi’ Replica to Qatar

Greece has donated an exact replica of the "Charioteer of Delphi", also known as Heniokhos, to the city of Doha in Qatar.

Greece and Qatar Set Foundations for Long-term Cooperation in Culture

Greece and Qatar are aiming to launch a long-term cooperation in culture, which among other things would include the establishment of a “Greece-Qatar Year of Culture”.

National Gallery in Athens to Open Once Covid-19 Restrictions are Lifted

The National Gallery in Athens will open its doors to the public as soon as the epidemiological situation will allow.

Greece Eagerly Awaits Revamped National Gallery Official Opening

The renovated National Gallery in Athens will open officially to visitors once Covid-19 measures are lifted and conditions allow.

Archaeological Sites, Beauty Salons Re-open in Greece

Archaeological sites and beauty salons have re-opened in Greece after the government decided to ease a few Covid-19 lockdown measures.

National Gallery Prepares to Celebrate Greece 2021 Bicentennial

The National Gallery in Athens is preparing for a special one-day opening to mark the bicentennial of the Greek War of Independence.

Parthenon Marbles Dispute Heats Up After UK PM’s Comment

Greek authorities have reacted strongly to claims made by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson that the Britain will not return the Parthenon Marbles to its legal owner Greece.

Ziller-Loverdos Mansion in Athens to Open Doors as Museum

The historic Ziller-Loverdos Mansion, located near the center of Athens, will reopen its doors as a museum at the end of April.

Greece’s Former Royal Tatoi Estate Set for Restoration

Greece’s Central Council for Modern Monuments has approved a series of studies for restoration works to begin on the former royal estate at Tatoi, 21km northwest of Athens.

Elefsina’s Old Oil Mill to Become an Archaeological Museum

The old Oil Mill in Elefsina, Attica, will be transformed into a museum and house some of the city’s most significant archaeological findings.

Greece and Spain Discuss Cooperation in Culture

Greece and Spain laid the groundwork for future cooperation in culture to include join digital exhibitions, according to the Greek Culture Ministry.

Greek Cultural Capital Eleusis Sets New Agenda for 2023 

Greek city Elefsina has revised its agenda for its term as cultural capital 2023 focusing on culture, humanity, city, and the environment.

Greece – China Discuss Agenda of 2021 Culture & Tourism Year

The Greek Culture Ministry has announced that the "Greece-China Year of Culture and Tourism" events will kick off in May and run through to May 2022.

Greece Aiming to Convert Tatoi Estate into Tourism and Culture Hub

Re-developing the landscape and creating museum, hotel and spa infrastructure are at the center of a revamp plan for the 10,000-acre Tatoi Estate, 21km northwest of Athens.

Home of Greek Poet Nikos Gatsos to Become a Landmark

The home of one of Greece’s greatest poets, Nikos Gatsos, is set to become a landmark, the Culture Ministry has announced.

Landmark Greek Museums and Archaeological Sites to Get Free WiFi

Visitors at 25 landmark archaeological sites and museums across Greece will soon have the opportunity to enjoy free wireless internet service (WiFi).

Museum of Modern Greek Culture to Open in Plaka

A Museum of Modern Greek Culture in the heart of Athens is set to open in May 2021 featuring exhibits that showcase Greece’s culture through time.