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Greece Unveils Spectacular New Lighting for the Acropolis

The new lighting of the Acropolis was unveiled on Wednesday in the presence of the President of the Hellenic Republic, Katerina Sakellaropoulou, Prime Minister...

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...

Parthenon Shines Under Full Moon — and New Lighting

After nine months of hard work and preparation, the first test of new lighting on the Acropolis finally illuminated the Parthenon on Wednesday night. The...

Melina Mercouri Mural Welcomes Public to Greek Street Art Festival

A striking mural of iconic Greek actress Melina Mercouri, famous for both her career on the big screen as well as her life of...

EU Warns Returning the Parthenon Marbles Might Be a Price For a Trade Deal...

A draft of a document from top EU diplomats was revealed on Tuesday, showing that the Union is considering attaching a demand for the...

The Parthenon Has Had the Wrong Name for Centuries, New Theory Claims

An intriguing claim was recently published in the American Journal of Archaeology and the Dutch version of the National Geographic magazine in regard to...

Law Associations Establish National Committee to Reclaim Parthenon Sculptures

Presidents of all Bar Associations of Greece formed recently a National Committee to reclaim the Parthenon Sculptures, the Athens Bar Association said in an...

Four Ancient Greek Mysteries Which Spark Controversy To This Day

Ancient Greece is known across the globe for its vast contributions to the very foundations of our modern world. Western ideals which we sometimes take...

The Engineering Secrets That Enabled the Parthenon to Survive Time, Nature — and Man...

The Parthenon, the icon of Western civilization, which stands in splendor on Acropolis Hill in Athens, has stood for for 2,500 years, miraculously surviving the...

We Decide About the Parthenon Sculptures, Not the UK Government, Says British Museum

The British Museum made a statement on Monday regarding the issue of the Parthenon sculptures and their potential transfer, as a loan, to Greece...

Ministry of Culture Asks for Resignation of Officials Responsible for Acropolis Wheelchair Lift

The case of the parents who had to carry their mobility-impaired 12-year-old son up on the Acropolis Hill because the lift is out of...

Mark Zuckerberg Celebrates Wedding Anniversary on the Acropolis

Billionaire Mark Zuckerberg, the chairman and chief executive officer of Facebook, marked his wedding anniversary on Friday with a trip to Greece. Together with Priscilla...

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