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Parthenon Frieze Fragment to Return to Greece from Italy

The Acropolis Museum in Athens, will soon receive a fragment of the eastern frieze of the Parthenon, from Italy's Museo Archeologico Antonio Salinas.

Greek Ministries Sign MoC to Protect Sites, Monuments from Climate Effects

The Greek culture and climate change ministries have signed a memorandum of cooperation with the aim to protect the country’s archaeological sites from the impact of climate change.

Athens Simplifies Restaurant, Cafe, Theater Licensing Process

Opening restaurants, cafes, theaters, cinemas and other related venues in Athens is set to become easier after authorities announced that licensing procedures will be reformed.

Greece Hopes Return of Parthenon Fragments will Spur British Museum Action

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis once again sent a clear message to Britain and to British Museum authorities to return the Parthenon Marbles to Athens.

Greece Wants to Boost Cultural Cooperation with Nigeria

Athens and Nigeria will soon sign memorandums of cooperation on various issues, including to work together to combat the illicit trafficking of cultural goods.

Greece and Georgia Agree to Foster Cultural Cooperation

Greece and Georgia have agreed to boost cooperation in the culture sector and develop joint activities and programs.

New ‘Olympic Games’ Exhibition Opens in Thessaloniki

A permanent exhibition dedicated to the Olympic Games has opened to the public at the Olympic Museum of Thessaloniki.

Stolen Antiquities Return to Greece from the United States

A total of 47 stolen antiquities will soon return to Greece from the US, following a long-term investigation carried out by the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office in New York.

Greece and Serbia Agree to Reaffirm Cultural Ties

Greece and Serbia are further strengthening traditional relations through a series of bilateral agreements in the area of culture.

UNESCO Elects Greece to World Heritage Committee

Greece has been elected with 119 votes as a member of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee for the next four years.

Greece to Protect its Archaeological Sites, Monuments from Impacts of Climate Change

Greece is taking action to protect its archaeological sites and monuments from the impacts of climate change.

Acropolis Upgrade and Protection a Priority, Says Culture Minister

The upgrade and protection of the Acropolis archaeological site is a government priority, according to Greek Culture Minister Lina Mendoni.

Ancient Olympia and its Games Come to Life via AI Program

Ancient Olympia and the Olympic Games come to life thanks to a new digital revival project released by the Greek Culture Ministry and Microsoft.

National Theater of Rhodes to Get €20m Revamp

The National Theater of the island of Rhodes will get a 20-million-euro revamp, according to an announcement by Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

New Archaeological Museum of Messolonghi Ready to Open

The new Archaeological Museum of Messolonghi is getting ready to open its doors to the public in the next few weeks.

Greece is Strengthening Link Between Culture and Tourism, Says Minister

Greece is slowly strengthening the connection between culture and tourism, managing this way to create “brands” for its tourism product, says Culture Minister Lina Mendoni.

Crete Getting Ready to Welcome New Archaeological Museum in Chania

Crete is gearing up for the opening of the new Archaeological Museum of Chania, where over 3,500 artifacts will be displayed.

Archaeological Site of Ambracia Western Necropolis Now Open for Visitors

The archaeological site of Ambracia Western Necropolis in Arta, western Greece, is now open to the public.

Culture Ministry: Action Plan for Promotion of Ancient Olympia

An action plan for the cultural promotion of Ancient Olympia in Greece has been agreed between the Culture Ministry, the Region of Western Greece and local authorities.

Germany Returns Two Stolen Greek Orthodox Icons

Two 18th-century Greek Orthodox icons that had been stolen in 2007 from a monastery outside Ioannina were returned to Greece by German authorities.