Athens Prepares to Host 10 Countries for ‘Forum of Ancient Civilizations’ on April 24

Greece’s foreign ministry will host an international Forum of Ancient Civilizations in Athens on April 24 (Monday) in a bid to promote cultural heritage...

Naxos Seeks to Play Leading Role in Sports Tourism

The island of Naxos is expected to play a leading role in sports tourism ahead of the first Naxos Trail to take place on...

Check Out the Art Nouveau Exhibition at Benaki Museum Until May 21

An exhibition on the Art Nouveau movement, featuring select items from a museum in Karlsruhe, Germany opened its doors to the public at the...

How Lamb, Chocolate and Eggs Became Easter Traditions

Around the world people are gearing up to celebrate Easter with friends and family. There are different cultural aspects that influence the festivities, however,...

Scientists to Examine Air Pollution Damage on Thessaloniki’s Arch of Galerius

Scientists from the environmental pollution control laboratory of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki collected for the first time samples of solid deposits from the...

‘Multicoloured and Gilded’ – the ‘Other Side’ of Ancient Sculpture at the NAM

The National Archaeological Museum announced that the third presentation in its 'Open Museum' programme will be held on April 20 and will focus on...

Rare video of Easter in Greece the Civil War – 1947

A rare documentary video, located in the British archives Bristish Pathe, depicts the Easter celebration in Greece, the years of civil war and particularly...

Lanthimos’ ‘Killing of a Sacred Deer’ to Compete in Cannes Film Festival

Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos will participate in the competitive section of the 70th Cannes Film Festival, according to the official programme announced on Thursday. Lanthimos...

What Do Greeks Celebrate on Holy Wednesday?

The ceremonial traditions that Greeks carry out at the Church for Holy Wednesday are seeped stories from the Gospel of Matthew which tells the story...

Kourοi Found on Chios Displayed at Chios Archaeological Museum

The two kourοi from Apollo and Artemis sanctuary at the port of Emporios, Chios island, are now on display at the Archaeological Museum of...

Watch 400 Dancers From Mykonos Make History Performing Traditional Folk Dances on Palm Sunday!...

On Palm Sunday, spectators got to see a unique dance spectacle in the old port of Mykonos when hundreds of amateur dancers of all ages...

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...

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