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August Full Moon Events at Museums and Archaeological Sites Around Greece

For the past few years August full moons in Greece have been celebrated with particular reverence, and this year is no exception. The Greek...

Archaeological Museum of Corinth to Reopen 2 Refurbished Halls

The Archaeological Museum of Ancient Corinth will reopen two of its halls which had been closed for refurbishment since 2012, the culture ministry announced...

Greeks are too Poor for Culture and Entertainment

Forget plate-breaking and showering bouzouki singers with trays of flowers, the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) released figures on Greek participation in culture and entertainment...

Athens and Epidaurus 2016 Festival Kicks Off with Verdi’s ‘Aida’

The Athens and Epidaurus Festival 2016 will begin this year on June 10, with a production of Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Aida" at the Herod...

UN Special Rapporteur Stresses Importance of Protection of Cultural Heritage

UN Special Rapporteur for Cultural Rights, Karima Bennoune, stressed that the protection of cultural heritage “is not a luxury item.” Bennoune was addressing an open...

Two New Regional Museums – Chios Mastic and Ioannina Silversmithing

Greece's cultural heritage will be showcased with two new museums that promote the country's uniqueness by casting the spotlight on its products. The Chios Mastic...

Athens Garden Festival Brings Theater Under Starry Canopy at National Gardens

Τhe "Athens Garden Festival," taking place at the National Gardens, an oasis in the heart of the city, features nine concerts of film scores...

Archaeological Treasures from Amvrakia on Display at Arta Museum

  The Archaeological Museum of Arta is displaying never-before-seen finds from the region of Arta, northwestern Greece. Excavations in the area, formerly known as Amvrakia,...

Spine-Tingling Delphi: Exquisite Beauty From Above Going Viral [video]

Dimitris Mitropoulos, an avid traveler, was surprised when he brought his first drone in an effort to explore areas he hoped to visit before...

Greek Jews Outraged by GNTO’s Promotion of Easter Judas Burning

The Greek Jewish community is incensed by websites and brochures of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) that showcase the traditional Easter practice known as...

Europe Day: Culture Minister ‘Dumps’ 100 Refugees at Acropolis (Pictures)

Greek Culture Minister Aristidis Baltas took a hundred refugees to the Parthenon, welcoming them as his guests in the framework of events celebrating Europe...

Europe Day: 100 Refugees Tour Acropolis With Greek Minister

Greek Culture Minister Aristidis Baltas will guide a hundred refugees around the ancient site of the Acropolis. The refugees - mainly families from hospitality...

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