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Greece Looks to UN, International Courts to Win Back Parthenon Sculptures

As the 200th anniversary of the Parthenon marbles "captivity" in the British Museum approaches, Greece is looking to international justice for their repatriation. Greece's Ministry...

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...

Planned Nude Performance at Athens Festival Causes Outcry [video]

A planned nude performance directed by Belgian artist Jan Fabre at the Athens and Epidaurus Festival this summer has caused an outcry. The initial reaction...

Greek Minister Calls Refugee Tent City ‘Modern-Day Dachau’

Greece's Interior Minister Panagiotis Kouroumblis described the Idomeni refugee tent city as a "modern-day Dachau" and blamed Europe's closed borders policy for that. The minister...

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...

UN Resolution Calls for Return of Parthenon Sculptures to Greece

The United Nations unanimously adopted a resolution in favor of the return of the Parthenon marbles from the British Museum to Athens, a little...

Former Greek Royal Family Vehicles Declared “Mobile Monuments”

For decades ten vehicles of the former Greek royal family located at Tatoi - Greece have remained without any maintenance. The vehicles have been described...

Greece Will Not Further Pursue the Return of Parthenon Marbles

Culture Minister Aristides Baltas decided that Athens will no longer claim the return of the Parthenon sculptures from the British Museum in fear that...

Greece’s Government Shows Blatant Disrespect to Pontian Greeks

The "I am more leftist than thou" game between Greek cabinet members continues as new Education Minister Nikos Filis tries to outdo his predecessor...

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...

Greek Culture and Sports Minister Highlights the Importance of Culture Heritage at UN Event

The destruction of cultural heritage affects the core of human existence and undermines the prospects for progress, Culture and Sports Minister Aristidis Baltas said...

SYRIZA Central Committee Secretary General Resigns

SYRIZA Central Committee Secretary General Tassos Koronakis submitted his resignation on Monday. Koronakis resigned during the meeting of the SYRIZA Political Secretariat. He stated that...

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