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Greek Museums and Archaeological Sites Closed on Thursday Due to Strike

Museums and archaeological sites are closed on Thursday as Culture Ministry staff went on a 24-hour strike in protest that monuments are to be...

Greek Archaeologists Claim Government Plans Selling Historical Sites

The Greek Ministry of Culture dismissed on Thursday allegations by archaeologists that a series of archaeological sites are to be privatized. In a statement it...

Rare Stolen Antiquity Returns to Greece

The Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports announced that an ancient marble engraved column of Attica style, likely a tombstone, was repatriated to Greece. The...

Greece Rejects Fur Farmers’ Bid to Join Cultural Heritage List

Greece's Ministry of Culture and Sports has rejected a proposal by the Greek fur industry to include its products in a list of unique...

Ancient Site of Delphi Scaling Back Access on Tuesdays Due to Staff Shortages

The archaeological site of Delphi in central Greece will remain open on Tuesdays, but on a limited scale, the ministry of Culture announced on...

Culture Ministry Fails to Include Amphipolis Monument in EU-Funded Program

Greece's Ministry of Culture is making an effort to correct the mistake of not including the Amphipolis tomb in the National Strategic Reference Framework...

Attica Museums and Archaeological Sites Will be Open Over the Weekend, Workers Call Off...

Museums and archaeological sites in Attica will be open over the weekend, as the union of the Ministry of Culture employees (POE-YPPO) decided to...

Workers in Greek Museums and Archaeological Sites Announce Strike for the Weekend

The federation of the Ministry of Culture employees (POE-YPPO) has announced a 48-hour strike for this weekend, and as a result museums and archaeological...

Greek Culture Ministry Tables New Claim on Piraeus Port Privatization Project

Greece's Ministry of Culture is asking from the Ministry of Shipping to withdraw a building from the concession of Piraeus Port to China's Cosco,...

Culture Minister Takes Back Obstacles on Former Athens Airport Investment

Greece's Culture Minister Lydia Koniordou took back an obstacle she had put forth herself in the investment of the former Athens airport at Elliniko,...

Archaeologists Find Position of Greek Fleet in Battle of Salamis, 480 BC

Archaeologists have discovered the site where the Greek fleet gathered for the Battle of Salamis against the Persians (480 BC), after finding antiquities in...

Greek, Danish Archaeologists Discover More of Ancient Corinth Port [video]

Archaeologists from the Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports in collaboration with the University of Copenhagen have discovered more impressive finds in Lechaion, Corinth. Greek...

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