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Greek Hunger-Striker Protest Moves to Acropolis

A banner in support of jailed N17 hitman Dimitris Koufodinas -- currently on hunger strike -- was unfurled by activists on the famous Acropolis Hill of...

Acropolis Museum Marks ‘Inexhaustible’ Appeal of Ancient Greek Culture

As it gears up to celebrate the ninth anniversary of its official opening on June 20 the Acropolis Museum in Athens is making plans...

Greece’s Acropolis Rally Roars into Action

Friday marks the opening leg of the EKO Acropolis Rally, one of the oldest and toughest on the world rally circuit. The rally, which began...

The Day Two Teenage Greeks Took Down the Nazi Flag from Acropolis

One of the most humiliating moments not only for Greece but for all humanity was when in April 28, 1941 the swastika was hoisted...

Greece Approves Real Madrid Request to Film on Acropolis

Greece's Central Archaeological Council (KAS) has unanimously approved a request submitted by Real Madrid TV to be granted permission to film on the Acropolis. The...

Real Madrid TV Seeking Acropolis Film Permit

Spanish sporting giants Real Madrid are coming to Athens for a crucial two-leg basketball clash with Panathinaikos this week, and possibly to do a...

Ancient Greek Water-Organ Sounds Again at Acropolis Museum

The Acropolis Museum in Athens is welcoming the summer season with an extraordinary  free concert of music played on an ancient Greek water-organ. The 'hydraulis'...

Greek Dance Under the Acropolis Goes Viral (video)

If there is one Greek dance that is known all over the world and loved by millions of, it is, of course, the Syrtaki. The...

Athens’ Acropolis Covered in African Dust (photos)

African dust that has turned much of southern Greece and Crete into a landscape more akin to the planet Mars in the last few...

Eleusis and the Great Mysteries Exhibition Opens at Acropolis Museum

The Acropolis Museum is hosting an exhibition of the most important artifacts brought to light by the archaeological excavation in Eleusis (Elefsina in Greek). Titled...

Sting to Rock the Acropolis this Summer

British rock star Sting will perform two concerts at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus in Athens on Friday 22 and Saturday 23 of June...

“Avgi”, the Mesolithic Teenager, Makes her Debut at the Acropolis Museum

The reconstruction of the face of "Avgi", a teenager who lived in 7,000 BC, was revealed at the Acropolis Museum on Friday during an...

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