Acropolis, Shanghai Museums to Swap Exhibits

Four masterpieces, two from the Shanghai Museum and two from the Acropolis Museum, are to 'travel' to Greece and China, respectively, for display as...

Swiss Archaelogists Discover Ancient Temple of Artemis on Euboea

Swiss archaeologists have discovered an ancient temple of Artemis at the foot of Paleoekklisies hill, near the fishing town of Amarynthos, on the Greek island...

Temple of Olympian Zeus in Athens to Get Makeover

The colossal Temple of Olympian Zeus or 'Olympeion' in central Athens; one of the signature monuments of the Greek capital, is to undergo complete...

New Pictures from Minoan Palace of Zominthos Released

Greece's Ministry of Culture has released new pictures of findings from the Minoan palace of Zominthos in Psiloritis, Crete. The underground palace of Zominthos which...

Beijing Opera Ηits Athens Stage to Mark Greece-China Year

The classic Beijing Opera "Female Generals of the Yang Family" was presented on Sunday at the Athens Concert Hall, as part of the events...

The Great Fire of Smyrna Remembered 95 Years later (video)

The fire of Smyrna and the killing of dozens of thousands of Greeks and Armenians by the Turkish army and renegades still remains one...

Forty Years Without Maria Callas: The Diva Lives on

It's hard to think it's already been 40 years since her death of Maria Callas, mostly because her immortal voice lives on, along with...

Kuwaiti Archaeologists Discover Rare Arabic Manuscripts in Mount Athos

A Kuwait University archaeological team has discovered rare manuscripts written in Arabic at Mount Athos in Greece. The archaeological mission, which included history Professors Dr...

Police Arrest 55-Year-Old Man Over Theft of 5.7 mln-Year-Old Footprints in Crete

Greek police arrested a 55-year-old man in connection with the theft of 10 fossilised footprints which were stolen earlier this week from the site...

Wording Issue Over Asia Minor “Genocide” Causes Greek Parliament Controversy

A wording issue concerning the definition September 14 as the day of remembrance of the Asia Minor disaster in the 1920s, led to a...

Greek National Opera and Energy Group Initiative for Underprivileged Children

The Engie Foundation has signed an agreement with the Greek National Opera, to sponsor the access of opera productions to underprivileged children. The Foundation...

Fossil Footprints of Early Human Ancestor Stolen from Crete

A number of fossilised footprints believed to belong to an ancestor of modern humans have been stolen from Kissamos on Crete,authorities revealed on Thursday. Ten...

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