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UNESCO: Every Person Must Visit these 18 Greek Monuments

UNESCO advises travellers to Greece to visit 18 monuments that are an absolute must as World Heritage Monuments. UNESCO has branded a total 1,073 sites...

Officials Initiate Application for Parnassos to Become Greece’s Sixth UNESCO Global Geopark

Following an initiation by regional officials, the National Park of Parnassos in Central Greece is in the first stages of having an application drafted...

Events Mark Addition of Ancient Philippi to UNESCO World Heritage List

A visit by Greek Culture Minister Lydia Koniordou and the unveiling of a plaque that informs visitors of Philippi's new status as a UNESCO...

UNESCO Adds Greek ‘Momoeria’ Custom to Cultural Heritage List (video)

Every year from December 25 to January 5 the village streets of Kozani, Greece light up with more than just christmas lights - they...

Athens Named World Book Capital for 2018 by UNESCO

In a statement released on Wednesday, Irina Bokova, UNESCO's director, announced that Athens is the World Book Capital for 2018. The honor of being named...

Ancient Philippi listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site

The Philippi archaeological site in Kavala is to be listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, in a unanimous decision announced on Friday at...

Samarias Gorge May be Struck Off UNESCO’s World Biosphere Reserves List

The gorge of Samaria is situated in the National park of Samaria, in the White Mountains in West Crete. It may be struck off UNESCO's...

Greek Red Cross Receives €240,000 for Unescorted Refugee Children

The Greek Red Cross on Thursday received 240,000 euros for unescorted refugee children, under the program "EUStaff4Refugees." The check was handed to the President of...

Philippi’s Strong Candidacy for UNESCO World Heritage Monuments List

Greece will travel to the 40th annual meeting of UNESCO World Heritage in Istanbul with a positive recommendation that will probably include the archaeological...

UNESCO Organizes a Series of Events for the Year of Aristotle

Occasioned by the completion of 2,400 years since the birth of the great ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle and after a proposal by the Greek...

Gucci ‘Dresses’ Parthenon Sculptures; UNESCO Reacts

The birth of Athena and Dionysus in colorful shorts carrying a handbag while taking a selfie, were only a few of the videos uploaded...

Five Greek Geoparks Participate in New Unesco Programme

A new UNESCO program entitled "World Geoparks Unesco" in which five Greek areas participate was approved on Tuesday in Paris. Aegean University professor and director...

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