Salamina: A Surprising Get-Away from Athens

If you see the above picture and it says that it is from the island of Kefalonia, you would believe it, right? Well, it's...

Athens Mayor: World Book Capital 2018 Will ‘Turn Our City Into a Modern Cultural...

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kamminis said on Tuesday his aim is to attract international interest in the city and make it more book-friendly, after the...

1st Athens Mini Maker Faire 2016 Comes to Greece With DIY Secrets and Satisfaction

Maker Faire, a family-friendly showcase of invention and creativity, premieres in Greece with the first Athens Mini Maker Faire 2016 from October 1-2. The...

September 27 Marks the Killing of Greece’s First Governor Kapodistrias

On September 27, 1831, Ioannis Kapodistrias, the first Governor of Greece after the Ottoman occupation, was assassinated in Nafplio. His killing robbed the country...

New International Group to Amp Up Parthenon Marbles Reunification Campaign

The Ministry of Culture congratulated the new board of the International Association for the Reunification of the Parthenon Marbles, elected during a meeting of...

President Pavlopoulos: Repatriation of Parthenon Marbles a Fair Request

President of Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Saturday opened the International conference "The Parthenon Marbles: 200 years since their expropriation by the British Museum" which...

Sounion Half Marathon at the Ancient Temple of Poseidon

A new half marathon race, the Poseidon Challenge, will be held for the first time on October 2 at the southest part of Attica,...

Diazoma Unveils New Plans to Promote Epidaurus Theater

Diazoma, the group for the protection of ancient theaters, presented its developmental plans for Epidaurus, the well-preserved ancient theater in the Peloponnese famed for its...

North Wall of the Acropolis to Receive Facelift

Greece's Central Archaeological Council has approved a proposal for restoring sections of the north wall surrounding the Athens Acropolis, which is in need repairs...

Archaeological Museum of Kos Restoration Complete and Open to Public

The restored Archaeological Museum of Kos was inaugurated on Sunday by Culture Minister Aristidis Baltas and regional governor of southern Aegean Giorgos Hatzimarkos. The museum...

2,000-Year-Old Skeleton Discovered During Second Phase Underwater Excavation of Antikythera Shipwreck

The second phase of the 2016 underwater excavation of the 1st century B.C. Antikythera shipwreck took place from August 28 to September 14 and...

Elgiz Museum Exhibit ‘Lines of Passage’ at the Municipal Art Gallery Mytilene, Lesvos

The group exhibit Lines of Passage will be on display at the Municipal Art Gallery in Mytilene, Lesvos from September 30 until November 11. The...

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