Christmas Events and Workshops Begin at the Acropolis Museum

The Acropolis Museum will welcome its visitors during the month of December with imaginative children’s workshops, family backpacks, gallery talks for adults, Christmas tunes,...

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...

Greeks Make Formal Request to Louvre: Return Venus de Milo

It has been almost 200 years since the famous Greek statue known to Greeks as Aphrodite of Milos, or Venus de Milo, was discovered...

The Threat of Turkey Unleashing Millions of Refugees to Greece Is Real

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has threatened Europe that if procedures for Turkey's accession to the European Union stop, he will unleash 3 million...

‘Love Slayer’: The New Novel by Award Winning Greek Journalist Angeliki Nikolouli

"Love Slayer" is the new novel by television host and investigative journalist Angeliki Nikolouli, released on November 7, 2016 by Kastaniotis publishing house. The book...

Fidel Castro’s Greek Best Friend (video)

Fidel Castro, the leader who defined Cuba and passed away on Friday night at the age of 90, was admired by many Greek politicians,...

The Emblematic Grande Bretagne Hotel, Entwined With Greek History

It was built less than 50 years after Greece won its independence and the modern Greek State was beginning to take form. It was...

Greek Archaeologist: Another Monument Might be Buried at Amphipolis

A second, much smaller, monument is likely to be buried at the Casta Hill tomb site in Amphipolis, Greek archaeologists believe. According to an ANA-MPE...

Chinese Scholar Lectures on Historical Art and Cultural Exchange Along Maritime Silk Road

Dr. Zhang Qing, Head of the Curatorial and Research Department at the National Art Museum of China in Beijing gave a lecture titled Maritime...

‘Byblos and the Sea’ Project Turns to University of Patras for Help Locating Ancient...

Excavations at the ancient coastal town of Byblos, Lebanon, have been ongoing since the 1960s. Recently, the two lead scientific supervisors in the “Byblos and...

PM Tsipras: Greece Will Not Tolerate Unacceptable Revisionism From Turkey

"The Greek government will not tolerate this unacceptable revisionism," Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said, referring to Turkey's challenge of the Lausanne Treaty. Tsipras spoke to...

Crowdfunding Campaign Launched for Albert Mayer’s ‘Olympic Games 1896’ Photo Exhibition U.S. Tour

The Benaki Museum is launching its first crowdfunding campaign to support the U.S. tour of its next exhibition, the presentation of the album of...

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