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Greek Culture Minister: Without Movies and Plays We Will Go Mad

Greece's Minister of Culture and Sports Lina Mendoni said that without theater and cinema "we will all be taken to the psychiatrist," explaining the...

Striking New Parthenon Lighting to Be Unveiled on Wednesday

After a test run in early September, the all-new lighting for the Parthenon will be officially unveiled on Wednesday, September 30. Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos...

Greece Denies Iconic Lion Gate of Mycenae Damaged After Wildfire

The Lion Gate, the iconic stone archway that serves as the main entrance of the citadel of Mycenae in the Peloponnese, has not been...

Greece’s National Intangible Cultural Heritage Index Adds 16 New Elements

Greece's Ministry of Culture recently announced that 16 new elements will be incorporated into Greece's National Directory of Intangible Cultural Heritage for the first...

Greece to Step Up Campaign for Return of Parthenon Marbles after Brexit

As the UK was officially leaving the European Union after 47 years of membership on Friday, Greek Culture Minister Lina Mendoni was declaring that...

Athens’ National Archaeological Museum to Undergo Major Overhaul

Plans for a major overhaul of Greece's acclaimed National Archaeological Museum are entering the "final stretch" in 2020, Culture Minister Lina Mendoni revealed at...

Greece Aims to Open the Amphipolis Tomb to Visitors by 2022

The Greek government intends to bring forward the deadlines for completing work on the Kasta Hill Tomb in Amphipolis, Serres so that the site...

Greek Ministry of Culture in Legal Dispute over Return of 8th Century BC Antiquity

Greek Minister of Culture and Sports Lina Mendoni met on Monday with a New York City assistant prosecutor over the repatriation of an 8th...

Greek Culture Minister Mendoni Slams British Museum Over Parthenon Gallery’s Condition

Lina Mendoni, Greece's Minister of Culture and Sports, issued a statement on Wednesday morning regarding the condition of the British Museum gallery which houses the...

Colossal Amphipolis Monument to Open Possibly by 2021

Greece's Minister of Culture and Sports Lina Mendoni visited on Friday the monument of Casta in ancient Amphipolis, near the city of Serres in...

Greek Culture Ministry Plans to Reopen Old Acropolis Museum

Since June 2009 the old Acropolis museum, located next to the Parthenon, has remained empty. However, Greek Ministry of Culture Directorate of Museums approved...

Findings of the Macroscopic Analysis of Amphipolis Skeleton January 20

Greek Ministry of Culture said the results of the macroscopic study of the skeletal material from the fourth chamber and additional information on the...

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