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Greek Culture Ministry Tables New Claim on Piraeus Port Privatization Project

Greece's Ministry of Culture is asking from the Ministry of Shipping to withdraw a building from the concession of Piraeus Port to China's Cosco,...

Culture Minister Takes Back Obstacles on Former Athens Airport Investment

Greece's Culture Minister Lydia Koniordou took back an obstacle she had put forth herself in the investment of the former Athens airport at Elliniko,...

Archaeologists Find Position of Greek Fleet in Battle of Salamis, 480 BC

Archaeologists have discovered the site where the Greek fleet gathered for the Battle of Salamis against the Persians (480 BC), after finding antiquities in...

Greek, Danish Archaeologists Discover More of Ancient Corinth Port [video]

Archaeologists from the Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports in collaboration with the University of Copenhagen have discovered more impressive finds in Lechaion, Corinth. Greek...

The Greek Museum that was Established in 1997 But hasn’t Opened Yet

Greece's National Museum of Contemporary Art has been established by law as a cultural entity in 1997. However, 19 years later, the elusive museum...

Belgian Artist to Head Athens and Epidaurus Festival Amid Reactions

Belgian multidisciplinary artist Jan Fabre has accepted the invitation by the Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports to be the director of the annual...

Shackled Skeletons Might Tell Story of Rise of Ancient Athens

Archaeologists are to study shackled skeletons found at the ancient cemetery in the Faliro port city in order to understand the rise of the...

Greek Ministry of Culture Evicts Melina Mercouri Foundation

The Greek ministry of culture has decided to evict the Melina Mercouri Foundation from its building in Plaka, Athens, in order to house one of...

Free Wi-Fi in 19 Major Greek Archaeological Sites and Museums

Greece's Central Archaeological Council (CAS) gave the green light to Cosmote telecommunications company to provide free wi-fi to visitors of 19 major archaeological sites...

Athens Archbishop Asks for Simultaneous Restoration of Fethiye Mosque and Panagia Church

The Archbishop of Athens and All Greece Ieronymos sent a letter to the Minister of Culture; Aristides Baltas, asking for the simultaneous restoration of Fethiye Mosque...

Antiquities Looting Increases in Crisis-Stricken Greece

The economic crisis has led many Greeks to antiquity looting and smuggling, with most of them being first-time offenders with no criminal record, says...

Five Dead Inside Amphipolis Tomb

The remains found in the grave of the Amphipolis tomb, Greece , belong to five dead and not one, as archaelogists had initially thought. Greece...

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