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Lamda Development Sees New Obstacles in Hellenikon Investment

Greek property developer Lamda said on Friday that new obstacles had appeared in its plans to develop the vacant Hellenikon airport site; one of the largest...

Greek Culture Ministry to Claim Two Stolen Antiquities up for Sale in London

Greece will claim two stolen ancient Greek antiquities that surfaced in London and were put up for sale at the Frieze Masters gallery, the...

German Citizen Returns Ancient Olympia Marble Fragment to Greece

A chunk of a stone gutter from the birthplace of the ancient Olympic Games, which was illegally taken from Greece some 80 years ago,...

‘Tablet Levy’ Now Applies to Smartphones According to New Law Passed

On Monday, Margaritis Schinas, a European Commission spokesman said that Brussels is investigating if a specific third-party levy the government continues to impose on...

European Commission Examining Third-Party Levies on Computers and Tablets in Greece

The bailout agreement in Greece declares that all third-party levies in the country will be reduced until finally abolished completely leading the European Commission to begin...

Archaeological Sites and Museums Start Summer Hours of Operation

It might not have been noticed by many, but over the last weekend, Greece's archaeological sites and museums started their summer seasonal hours of...

No Specific Proposal Made to British Museum on Parthenon Marbles, Says Greek Culture Ministry

No official or unofficial proposal has been made to the British Museum by the current leadership of the Culture ministry on the return of...

‘Art Nouveau’ Exhibition at Benaki Museum

The Culture Ministry in cooperation with Badisches Landesmuseum and the Benaki Museum are organizing an exhibition entitled "Art Nouveau" from the collections of the...

Police Unveil Priceless Artifacts and Religious Icons From Antiquities Smuggling Ring Bust

On Monday, Greek police and the Culture Ministry presented numerous priceless ancient artifacts and religious icons confiscated during a major police operation last week....

Archaeologists at Despotiko’s Apollo Sanctuary Uncover Mysteries of Archaic-era Greece

Excavations by archaeologists conducted over the last year have helped reveal the unusually large area covered by the archaic Sanctuary of Apollo on the...

Archaeological Museum of Corinth to Reopen 2 Refurbished Halls

The Archaeological Museum of Ancient Corinth will reopen two of its halls which had been closed for refurbishment since 2012, the culture ministry announced...

Greek Culture Minister Appoints New Athens Festival Director After Fabre Resignation

Director Vangelis Theodoropoulos has been appointed artistic director of the Athens and Epidaurus Festival following the sudden resignation of Belgian multidisciplinary artist Jan Fabre. Fabre...

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