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Acropolis in Athens Becomes Accessible to Visually Impaired Visitors

A tactile route has been inaugurated at the Acropolis in Athens, as part of an action to make the monument accessible to visually impaired visitors.

Greek Culture Ministry to Breathe Life Back into Historic Buildings

Two historic 19th century buildings in Athens and Thessaloniki are to be restored to their former glory, according to the Greek Culture Ministry.

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.

UNESCO to Celebrate 50th World Heritage Convention with Conference in Delphi, Greece

The celebration of the 50th anniversary of UNESCO’s historic World Heritage Convention will take the form of a conference in Delphi, Greece, during November 17-18.

Strengthening Culture Ties with Greece Tops Agenda of US Assistant Secretary Satterfield

Fostering the cultural ties between the United States and Greece was on the agenda of US Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Lee Satterfield during her recent trip to Athens.

Ioannina Hosts Exhibition of Repatriated Icons

An exhibition with icons that had been stolen and then repatriated has opened in Ioannina, Northwestern Greece.

Parliament Approves Greece-Saudi Arabia MoU for Culture

Greece and Saudi Arabia's cultural MoU signed in July 2022, was recently ratified by the Greek Parliament.

Greece Celebrates Return of 15 Ancient Cycladic Treasures from Stern Collection

Greece has welcomed the return of 15 ancient Greek treasures from the Stern Collection in the United States to Athens’ Museum of Cycladic Art.

Thessaloniki Metro Finds to be Displayed Near Sintrivani Station

The Thessaloniki Metro crossover building, located near the under-construction Sintrivani Station, will become a museum where finds from the metro excavations will be displayed.

Athens’ Historic Flower Shops at Syntagma Square Reopen

Athens’ historic flower shops, located on the left side of Greek Parliament, just steps away from Syntagma Square, have reopened to the public following a revamp.

Greece and Cyprus Agree on New Collaboration in Field of Culture

Greece and Cyprus are entering a new era of collaboration in the culture field that will include reviving traditional forms of art and reinforcing cultural exchanges.

Greece Submits Olympus’ World Heritage Nomination File to UNESCO

Greece has submitted a preliminary nomination file to UNESCO to include Olympus on its World Heritage List.

Culture: Greece Forms Closer Ties with Mexico, Brazil, Argentina and Andorra

Aiming to create new opportunities for the future, the Greek Culture Ministry has renewed its cultural ties with Mexico, Brazil, Argentina and Andorra.

Greek Archaeological Finds on Display at New Dimotiko Theatro Metro Station

A permanent exhibition focused on the water supply system of the ancient city of Piraeus is on display at the new Dimotiko Theatro metro station that opened to commuters.

Castle of Kavala in Northern Greece to Get an Upgrade

The Fortress of Kavala in Northern Greece will get an upgrade and become more accessible to people with disabilities, the Greek Culture Ministry has announced.

Culture Declared a ‘Global Public Good’ at UNESCO’s Mondiacult 2022

Culture was recognized as a “global public good” at the UNESCO World Conference on Cultural Policies and Sustainable Development – Mondiacult 2022 held in Mexico.

Culture and Sustainability Focus of Greece’s Tourism Strategy

Culture and sustainability are at the center of Greece’s tourism strategy for the next day, according to Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Culture Travel Segment to See Growth in Next Decade

Traveling for cultural experiences is expected to grow rapidly in the next decade, , according to insights based on a report by Future Market Insights.

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.

Chania, Crete, to Host Council of Europe’s 11th Cultural Routes Advisory Forum

The Council of Europe will hold its 11th Cultural Routes Annual Advisory Forum during October 5-7 in the city of Chania on Crete.