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Amphipolis Tomb to Be Accessible to People with Disabilities

Greece’s Central Archaeological Council has approved plans for the addition of special routes at the Kasta tomb in Amphipolis for visitors with disabilities.

Greece’s Plaka Bridge Restoration Receives Europa Nostra Accolade

Greece’s Plaka Bridge restoration project was honored with a 2021 European Heritage / Europa Nostra Award during a recent ceremony in Epirus.

UNESCO Calls on UK to ‘Reconsider’ Returning Parthenon Marbles to Greece

UNESCO is urging the British Museum to reconsider repatriating the Parthenon Marbles to Greece and to enter talks on the issue.

Plaka Bridge in Greece to Receive Accolade from Europa Nostra

The restoration project of the Plaka bridge in Epirus, Greece, will receive an accolade from Europa Nostra, the pan-European Federation for Cultural Heritage.

Greece and Poland to Join Forces for Culture

Closer cooperation on issues of culture between Greece and Poland topped the agenda of talks between Culture Minister Lina Mendoni and Poland's ambassador to Greece, Artur Lompart.

Syros Archaeological Museum to Increase in Size

The Archaeological Museum of Syros will increase in size with the addition of two more halls, according to an announcement by the Culture Ministry.

Greece Sends #BEACTIVE Message from the Acropolis

Greece participated in the #BEACTIVE Day celebrations, which marked the start of the 2021 European Week of Sport, with an event held on the Acropolis hill in Athens.

US and Greece Renew Cultural Property Agreement

The United States and Greece have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that renews protections for Greek cultural property.

Greece and China Expect ‘Year of Culture and Tourism’ to Spark Travel Interest

The joint events of the Greece-China Year of Culture and Tourism 2021 are expected to spark travel activity between the two countries in the post-pandemic era.

Antiquities Return to Thessaloniki Metro Station Site

A number of antiquities unearthed during works for the construction of the Aghia Sofia metro station in Thessaloniki have returned to their original location.

Archaeological Site of Delos Undergoes Restoration

A set of restoration procedures will take place at the Greek archaeological site of Delos to preserve its monuments and also upgrade the island’s tourism infrastructure.

Kastoria’s Former Xenia Hotel to Become Museum

The former Xenia Hotel in Kastoria will be transformed into a museum and house artifacts from the collection of the city’s Byzantine Museum.

Six Peloponnese Culture Projects Get Ministry Go-ahead

Six culture projects slated for the Peloponnese region, including the Kalamata Dance Festival and dozens of restoration actions, have received the go-ahead by state and local authorities.

Greece Slams British Museum for Lack of Care, Calls for Return of Parthenon Marbles

Greece says British Museum is not caring for the Parthenon Marbles and calls for their return to their homeland.

Delphi Archaeological Museum Becomes More Accessible with Virtual Reality Tours

The Archaeological Museum of Delphi has included new signs and virtual reality programs to make its collection more accessible to persons with disabilities.

Minister Presents Actions to Restore Athens’ Fire-hit Tatoi Estate

The Greek Culture Ministry has presented restoration actions that are planned to address the damage caused by recent forest fires to the 4,000-hectare royal estate at Tatoi.

Greece Expresses Sorrow for Philhellene Archaeologist Stephen Miller’s Death

Stephen G Miller, the archaeologist who unearthed the ancient stadium of Nemea in the Peloponnese, and devoted his life to the revival of the Nemean Games, passed away at the age of 79.

Greece to Nominate Olympus for Inclusion on UNESCO World Heritage List

Greece is getting ready to nominate Mount Olympus for its inclusion on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Corfu: Ministry to Improve Accessibility to Old Fortress and Town

The Greek Culture Ministry will carry out infrastructure works in the old fortress and town of Corfu to improve accessibility for guests with disabilities.

Old Acropolis Museum to Reopen as Exhibition Venue

The Old Acropolis Museum in Athens will be restored to reopen as an exhibition venue.