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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...

Lost Artworks Brought to Light Again in Divided Cyprus

An important conciliatory step took place in Cyprus on Monday evening, offering a rare chance for a joint Greek and Turkish Cypriot exhibition to...

Acclaimed Greek Fashion Designer Yannis Tseklenis Dies at 82

Internationally-acclaimed Greek fashion designer Yannis Tseklenis passed away on Wednesday at the age of 82. The public announcement of his passing was made on Thursday...

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...

Athens’ Airport Keeps Up The Tradition of Promoting Greek Culture, Literature, and History

''Eleftherios Venizelos'', the International Airport of Athens, showcases and promotes Greece's history, literature and culture for more than eighteen years now. Since the beginning of...

The History of the Parthenon Marbles

2016 marked 200 years since Greece was robbed of its famous Parthenon Marbles, known around the world as the so-called “Elgin Marbles", the culture crime...

Leonadro Da Vinci Exhibition To Open in Athens

A unique tribute to Leonardo da Vinci is coming to Athens. Three separate exhibitions on the ultimate Renaissance artist will be merged into one for...

Thessaloniki’s Film Festival To Pay Tribute to Greek Queer Cinema

The 59th Thessaloniki International Film Festival, running from November 1 to November 11, will present a large tribute to the Greek queer cinema, with...

Greek Pastry Chef Creates Masterpieces Using Chocolate (Photos)

Have you ever thought about eating a famous piece of art? How about a delicious Picasso or a tasty sculpture from Michelangelo? George Avgeros, an...

Mykonos Art Festival Tries to Lure Cultural Tourists

The inaugural Mykonos Art Festival will be held this summer on the popular island of the Cyclades archipelago, known for its vibrant nightlife. The festival's...

5 Must Attend Cultural Events in Athens this Winter

  The Athenian cultural scene is not only about permanent museum exhibitions every tourist makes time to visit in town. In fact, 2018 begins with...

Athens is Athens

Understandably, many creative artists in Athens and Greece are not only dismissive of the recent ‘Athens is the new Berlin’ mantra, but also, and...

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