Balkan Wars’ Centennial Exhibit In Athens

To mark the centennial anniversary of the Balkan Wars outbreak, the Hellenic Parliament Foundation for Parliamentarianism and Democracy is hosting an exhibit The Unknown...

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...

Monumenta: Photograph a Greek Building in Danger; You Could Save it and Win a...

In an effort to create a huge data base of Athenian architectural wonders that are rapidly-disappearing , Monumenta is hosting a photo competition, titled...

Temporary Removal of Ancient Mass Grave in Athens Approved

Greece's Ministry of Culture recently gave the green light for the temporary removal of skeletons in the ancient mass grave discovered in 2016 near the...

The Angry Outburst of the Engineer that Lighted the Acropolis in 2004

The engineer responsible for the lighting installation of the Acropolis during the Athens Olympic Games in 2004 denounced the authorities for their indifference in...

Modern Art Meets Ancient Ruins at Sacred Greek Island of Delos

For the first time, a modern art exhibition is being held on Delos island. Greece's 5,000-year-old archaeological site was once a flourishing trading center...

Snakes, Apes and Ferrets: The Ancient Greek Love of Pets

In a week which saw another case of animal abuse in Greece, it is worth remembering that the country's past is steeped in the...

This Summer, Scientists Will Reveal the Context of the Phaistos Disc

A huge scientific breakthrough thousands of years in the making is imminent this summer, with experts claiming that they will soon be able to decode the...

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...

The History of U.S. Presidents Visiting Greece

The arrival of Barack Obama in Greece on Tuesday marks the fourth visit of a U.S. President in the country, 17 years away since...

The “First CD-ROM” Phaistos Disc, Stores Prayer to Mother

The first ever CD-ROM, the infamous and enigmatic Phaistos Disc that was made 4,000 years before the development of computer science, is believed to have...

Goethe Institut Marks 70 Years Since Nuremberg Trials With Exhibition

The Goethe Institut in Athens and the International Association of Conference Interpreters (AIIC) will organize an exhibition and conference to mark 70 years since...

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