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Survey: 37% Of Britons Want Parthenon Marbles Returned To Athens

A new survey by YouGov international market research agency has revealed that 37 percent of Britons think the classical Greek sculptures should be returned to their country of origin.

Greece Not Preparing For Legal Action To Repatriate Parthenon Marbles

The Greek Government has no plans for the time being to launch legal action against Britain to regain the Parthenon Marbles, Culture Minister Kostas Tasoulas said at a recent press conference held at the Acropolis Museum.

Top Lawyers Will Give Greece Legal Advise On Parthenon Marbles

Prominent international lawyers will inform the Greek Government on legal options for the return of the Parthenon sculptures that are presently on display in the British museum.

The Guardian: The Acropolis Museum Is The Best Place To House The Parthenon Marbles

"The Parthenon marbles are the world's most beautiful art – and that's why we should give them back," columnist Jonathan Jones wrote in an article published recently in The Guardian.

From London To Athens By Bike, An Initiative For The Parthenon Marbles To Return To Greece

Italian professor Salvatore Lo Sicco traveled from London to Athens on his bike to rally for the Parthenon Marbles to return to their birthplace in Greece.

New Campaign Launches For The Return Of The Parthenon Marbles To Greece

"Return (the marbles), Restore (Parthenon), Restart (history)" is the title of a new international campaign for the reunification of the Parthenon Marbles launched by UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Marianna V. Vardinoyannis.

Hollywood Actors Get Involved In Greece-UK Parthenon Marbles Dispute

It seems that Hollywood actors have joined a dispute between Greece and the United Kingdom that began ever since parts of the Parthenon were removed by Lord Elgin, British ambassador to the Ottoman empire, over 200 years ago and shipped off to England.

George Clooney Believes Greece Should Get Its Marbles Back

Hollywood actor George Clooney recently expressed his opinion that the UK should "do the right thing" and return the Parthenon Marbles to Greece.

5 Greek Museums on the Google Art Project

Five Greek museums have already joined Google Art Project as partners: the Acropolis Museum, the Museum of Cycladic Art, the Benaki Museum, the Benaki Museum of Islamic Art and the Numismatic Museum, the last two being just recently added.

Ministry Maintains Stance On Return Of Marbles

“The permanent return of the Parthenon marbles to the new Acropolis Museum remains the steadfast demand of the Greek state and of the Culture Ministry,” a Culture and Tourism Ministry spokesman told the Greek media last month while rejecting a report of UK newspaper “The Times”...

Στους προγόνους μας πήρε 10 χρόνια για να κατασκευάσουν τον Παρθενώνα, σε μας χρειάστηκαν 33 χρόνια για να στεγάσουμε τα μάρμαρά του…

Το Σάββατο 20 Ιουνίου 2009, 33 χρόνια μετά τον πρώτο διαγωνισμό για την ανάθεση του έργου, το νέο Μουσείο της Ακρόπολης, το πολιτιστικό όραμα αρκετών Ελλήνων αλλά και ξένων που εμπράκτως έχουν αγωνιστεί για το όραμα αυτό, άνοιξε τις πύ...

easyCruise Steps Into Parthenon Marbles Debate

Sir Selios Haji-Ioannou, founder of easyCruise, recently announced the launch of an advertising campaign that aims to initiate a conversation between Greece and the United Kingdom regarding the cultural debate of the Parthenon Marbles.

Acropolis Gets New Museum

The new Acropolis Museum, designed by architects Bernard Tschumi and Michalis Fotiadis, soon begins construction so as to meet the completion date of August 2004. Plans foresee a plain yet somewhat elegant building that takes nothing from the wonder of a first sight of the...