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Crete’s Minoan Theater: A Reinvestment in Excellence and Spirit

By Phil Butler, Editor of Argophilia Travel News An act of love by a Cretan woman named Anna Bastakis has given wings to a culture...

Series of Events to Mark August Full Moon at Greek Archaeological Sites

Greece's Culture Ministry announced on Wednesday a series of events that will be held under August's full moon at archaeological sites and museums around Greece. This...

British Council Celebrates 80 Years of Presence in Greece

The British Council is marking the 80th anniversary of its activity in Greece with a series of events, it announced at a Wednesday ceremony...

Greece’s Syros Ready to Swing to Tango Rhythms in International Festival

The beautiful Aegean island of Syros is ready to be swept away by tango music and dancing between June 14 and 17, as world-renowned...

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...

Greece to Offer France Assistance in Restoring Notre Dame Cathedral

Greece's Culture Minister Myrsine Zorba announced on Tuesday morning that Greece will immediately look into all the ways that the country can assist and...

Greek Museums, Archaeological Sites to Have Extended Hours Beginning April 1

Several major Greek museums and archaeological sites will remain open for longer hours as of April 1, the country's Ministry of Culture said earlier...

Greek Post Office Launches New Stamps Celebrating Ancient Greek Figures

A new stamp series celebrating outstanding ancient Greek literary and philosophical figures was issued by the Greek Post Office (ELTA) earlier this month. The new...

Program Unveiled for Athens and Epidaurus Festival 2019

  The schedule for the 2019 version of the spectacular annual arts festival taking place in Athens and Epidaurus, Greece was announced on Tuesday. The festival...

Over Five Million Visit Athens’ Stavros Niarchos Cultural Center in 2018

According to a survey conducted by QED for Greece's Kathimerini newspaper, 5.3 million people visited the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (the SNFCC, or...

British Actress Janet Suzman Says ”Parthenon Marbles Need Attica’s Sun”

Dame Janet Suzman, actress and chair of the British Committee for the reunification of the Parthenon marbles wrote an article on Saturday in Greece's...

Spending a Day in Athens’ Plaka District

Visiting the Plaka district in Athens is an experience that stays with travelers for a lifetime. With its colorful neoclassic buildings and ruins waiting to...

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