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Workshop of Pheidias in Ancient Olympia to be Restored

Greece's Central Archaeological Council (KAS) has approved recently the restoration of the workshop of iconic ancient sculptor Pheidias in Ancient Olympia. Pheidias, who lived from...

Greek Ministry of Culture Certifies Two Piraeus Bank Foundation Museums

The Greek Ministry of Culture certified two museums in the Piraeus Bank Foundation thematic museums network, the Rooftile & Brickworks Museum in Volos and...

Ancient Treasures Unearthed Under Athens Concrete

The recent construction work on Aeolus Street in Athens has uncovered some astounding archaeological treasures from ancient Greece on which the Ministry of Culture...

Archaeologists Blast Decision to Cement Sections of the Acropolis

Archaeologists have severely criticized the decision of the Ministry of Culture to cement several parts of the Acropolis archaeological site, stirring reactions on social...

The Palace where Alexander the Great was Born to Open for Visitors Next Summer

Greece's Ministry of Culture estimates that the palace in Pella where Alexander the Great was born will be open for visitors next summer, according...

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...

Greece to Restore Historic Home of National Poet Kostis Palamas

After many years of neglect and dilapidation, the historic home of poet Kostis Palamas in Athens is given a lifeline by the Greek Ministry...

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 Restores Fleet of Vehicles Belonging to Former Royal Family

The luxurious vehicles which once belonged to Greece's former royal family are undergoing complete restoration as part of an ambitious Ministry of Culture project...

Greece Organizes Nationwide Event for August Full Moon

Museums and archaeological sites all across Greece will welcome visitors on Monday night, August 3, to allow them to partake in watching the unique...

“All of Greece, One Culture” Will Begin to Celebrate Greece’s Heritage

The purpose of the program is to celebrate Greek culture, with performances incorporating both the country's ancient heritage and combining it with a more...

Hundreds of Outdoor Cultural Events Scheduled Across Greece this Summer

Greece's Ministry of Culture announced on Monday a series of 251 events and performances at 111 archaeological sites and museums across the country to...

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