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Athens’ National Museum of Contemporary Art Ready for Action in 2018

The National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST) located in the heart of Athens, will be fully operational next year, according to director Katerina Koskina.

Athens City Center Revamp Continues at Agia Eirini Sq

Popular Athens hang-out Agia Eirini Square will be revamped as part of the municipality's “Revitalization of the Athens Commercial Triangle” program.

Athens Center Gets Four New Pedestrianized Streets

Four new pedestrianized streets will be available in Athens as part of the municipality’s program to restore the “commercial triangle of Athens”.
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SNFCC Welcomes All to ‘Summer Nostos Festival’

With the participation of more than 400 distinguished artists from Greece and abroad, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center will host the Summer Nostos Festival.

Thessaloniki Mayor Says Holocaust Museum to Be Ready in 2019

The Holocaust Museum and Education Center for Human Rights will open its doors in 2019, according to Thessaloniki Mayor Yiannis Boutaris.

WWF’s New GreenSpaces App Brings Nature to your Fingertips

Discovered a great park for the kids, an open space to walk your dog or a peaceful green space to chill out? Then why not share the spot with nature lovers across Greece thanks to WWF Greece’s latest GreenSpaces application.

SNF Announces $37 Million in Grants for Arts and Culture, Education, Health and Sports, Social Welfare

The Board of Directors of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation has authorized 111 new grants totaling $37.65 million (33.29 million euros) to support non-profit organizations for programs in arts and culture, education, health and sports and social welfare.

WWF Greece Goes Underground, Takes the Bus

Twenty-five participants will have the chance to explore Athens public transport on Thursday, as part of WWF Greece latest awareness raising campaign to improve the everyday standard of living of Athens residents.

Greece’s New National Museum of Contemporary Art To Open In July

It seems that the new National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST) at the former Fix brewery in Athens will open this summer after all, as construction has been completed and feverish preparations are underway.

SNF Gives €3 Million Grant For Completion Of National Museum of Contemporary Art In Athens

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation has awarded a three million euros grant to the National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST) for the immediate completion of the substantial reconstruction works at the Museum’s building, the former Fix Brewery in Athens.

Kefalogianni: Greek Tourism Can Create Job Opportunities For Young People

"The further development of tourism can create jobs, especially for young ages," Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said at a conference organized by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation in New York City on 3 April.

Kefalogianni Travels To U.S. To Promote Greece

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni will depart for the United States on Tuesday 1 April to promote Greece and increase the flow of American tourists to the country.
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Ultramarathon SPARTATHLON 2013 Kicks Off 27 September

Greek and foreign ultramarathoners will follow the footsteps of ancient Athenian long distance runner Pheidippides and cross 246 kilometers from Athens to Sparta during the 31st SPARTATHLON ultramarathon race to be held 27-28 September.
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Benaki Museum: Free Admission Every Thursday To All Buildings

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation is providing the public one year of free entrance, once a week, to the four buildings of the Benaki Museum.

Faliro Delta To Become Biggest Park In Athens

“This park will become a new destination in the city,” renowned architect Renzo Piano said while presenting the final architectural plans for the development of the Faliro Delta in late June to the Greek media. The plans were funded by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation.
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