Athens Kicks Off Carnival Season with a Tribute to Greece’s Folk Traditions

In a tribute to Greece's folk traditions during carnival, the Museum of Modern Greek Culture is collaborating with the Social Cooperative Enterprise (SCE) Folknet...

Statue of Alexander the Great to Grace Athens

Athens is preparing to erect a statue of the great Macedon king Alexander, which will be the first of its kind in the Greek...

Dimitri Platanias: The Greek Baritone Taking Europe by Storm (video)

It was only a few days ago when Greek baritone Dimitri Platanias had both audience and critics spellbound by his superlative performance as "Gerard"...

Greek Archaeologists Make Major Discovery at Battle of Salamis Site

Marine archaeologists are announcing that they have discovered underwater artifacts at the site of a building where the naval battle of Salamis was fought...

Alexandros Iolas: The Rise and Tragic Fall of Greece’s Greatest Art Collector (video)

The story of Alexandros Iolas reads, appropriately, like a Greek tragedy. A man who once sat at the top of the world, in his...

Van Gogh, Picasso, and El Greco Masterpieces Find New Home in Athens

A new museum displaying international contemporary and modern art will soon open its doors in the heart of Athens. Opening on Wednesday, October 2, after...

Goulandris Museum of Contemporary Art Opens in Athens

  The new Basil and Elise Goulandris Museum of Contemporary Art in Athens was was officially opened by President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos...

Ten Magnificent Greek Works of Art Found in Foreign Museums

The Parthenon Marbles, currently held at the British Museum, are by far the most famous of all the Greek ancient antiquities found outside the...

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