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Stavros Niarchos New Cultural Center Opens With Edgy Free Events

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) was first conceived in 2006 and took eight years to design and build. Ten years since its...

Tablets Used to Cast Curses Discovered in 2,400-Year-Old Grave in Athens

Over a decade ago an ancient grave located northeast of Piraeus near Athens, revealed the cremated remains of a young women and five lead curse...

Juncker Hails Bailout Efforts, Demands Respect for Greece’s Dignity

EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker arrived in Athens on Tuesday just as the release of 7.5 billion euros in bailout money was being announced...

Museum Herakleidon Hosts Group Exhibit of Contemporary Print Art from Athens

Museum Herakleidon in Athens is hosting an exhibition showcasing the dedication to the art of contemporary printmaking. The exhibit, Contemporary Print Art from Athens, is showing from June 17...

Man Shoots Himself at Public Elderly Home in Athens

A 72-year-old man shot himself to death at a public home for the elderly in Athens early on Thursday; allegedly the man was facing...

New Pre-registration for Asylum Seekers in Greece Aims to Speed Up Relocation, Family Unification

A new process for registering asylum seekers was launched in Greece on June 8. The new pre-registration process is aimed at speeding up the process by which...

Varoufakis: Greeks are Depressed and Homeless

Speaking at the first day of the INSP Global Street Paper Summit in Athens on Tuesday, the charismatic and controversial former Greek finance minister...

National Archaeological Museum 150th Anniversary Exhibition ‘Odysseys’ in October

What do the Antikythera Mechanism, Nestor's golden cup and the marble statue of an athlete from Delos all have in common? The answer is...

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker to Visit Athens on June 21

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker will visit Athens on June 21. Juncker will meet with Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, European...

Athens Mayor to Remove City Statues for their Own Protection

Athens Mayor George Kaminis announced his decision to move statues from central areas where vandalism is rife.The services of the Municipality of Athens on...

Greek Open-Air Cinemas Offer Movie Magic Under Starry Nights

Catch a movie under the stars while in Greece at one of the magical open-air cinemas of Greece. The smell of jasmine, a soft...

All Athens Graffiti Collected in One Space in Plaka

"The contemporary capital for street art in Europe," is the title of the photo exhibition of photojournalist Rachel Harpaz, which is hosted in Plaka. The...