Greek MEP Links the Return of the Parthenon Marbles to Brexit Negotiations

"The Parthenon Marbles are considered as the greatest symbol of European culture. Therefore, reuniting the marbles would be both a sign of respect and...

Ancient Macedonian Theatre of Mieza Reopens on August Full Moon Night

The little-know ancient theatre of Mieza in central Macedonia reopens to the public on August 7th, the night of the first August full moon. The...

Kos Archaeological Museum Reopening to Visitors on Saturday

The Archaeological Museum on the Aegean island of Kos, which was temporarily closed following a strong earthquake that shook the island on July 21,...

Athens Captured by Famous German Instagramers (photos)

Athens was photographed in the most modern and creative way by popular German instagramers in a collaborative initiative dubbed “Athens Tourism Partnership”. Four of the...

Greek-Turkish Youth Orchestra to Tour Greece in September (video)

The Greek-Turkish Youth Orchestra (GTYO), of about 60 young musicians, celebrates its 10th anniversary by touring Greece in September. The orchestra, formed by equal number...

Legendary Greek Battleship ‘G. Averof’ Returns to Permanent Base (video)

The historic ship "Georgios Averof" which served as the Greek flagship during most of the first half of the last century, arrived back at...

Photographers From All Over the World Invited to Showcase Greece

The Hellenic Film Commission has launched a new initiative that invites photographers to produce an image capable of selling Greece as a film location. The...

Flashback to the Rock Stars Who Fell in Love With Greece

From the Beatles and Joni Mitchell to Leonard Cohen and David Bowie internationally praised and famous rock stars have fallen in love with Greece. The...

July 24, 1974: When Democracy Was Restored in Greece

The five days between July 20 and July 24 in 1974 were the most turbulent, and the most decisive, in modern Greek history. The...

Ancient Greek Theatre Festival Opens with Euripides’ ‘Medea’ in Dodoni Theatre

The 1st Festival of Ancient Greek Theatre in Epirus opened at the ancient Dodoni theatre on Saturday night with a performance of the Euripides...

One of Oldest Schools in Greece to be Restored

The tender for the restoration of one of the oldest schools in Greece was completed; works will begin soon in the school that was...

Iklaina: The First City-State of Ancient Greece and Europe

Little-known Iklaina in Peloponnese was a major center of Mycenaean culture and findings indicate that it was the first city-state in Ancient Greece. Iklaina marks...

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