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Paris 2024 Olympics torch lit in ancient Olympia

The Olympic torch embarked on Tuesday on its grand journey from Ancient Olympia, after the conclusion of the flame lighting ceremony, for the Paris...

Looted 7th-century BC oenochoe returned to Greece by Hanover museum, municipality

An oenochoe, or wine jug, of the 7th century BC that had been removed from Greece during the German occupation in World War II...

Athens-Epidaurus Festival to open on June 1; program announced

The 2024 Athens Epidaurus Festival opens on June 1, with 93 productions over 85 days and the participation of 2,500 performers and creators from...

Celebrating Greece’s Independence Day: A Journey of Freedom and Unity

Greece's Independence Day, observed on March 25th, marks a significant milestone in the nation's history. This annual celebration commemorates Greece's liberation from Ottoman rule...

Στα μυστικά της παρασκευής του κρητικού ντάκου μυήθηκαν φοιτητές και καθηγητές του πανεπιστημίου Yale

Στα μυστικά της παρασκευής του κρητικού ντάκου και στο άνοιγμα φύλλου για μυζυθρωπιτάκια μυήθηκαν οι φοιτητές και οι καθηγητές του διάσημου πανεπιστημίου «Yale» στην...

Unseen Museum presents “The stele of the twin babies”

The Unseen Museum is the well-known exhibition project of the National Archaeological Museum of Athens that brings to the fore antiquities stored in its...

Greece presents new costumes for revamped Olympic Flame-lighting ceremony

The ceremony for lighting the Olympic Flame at Ancient Olympia next month, starting the Olympic Torch Relay that will usher in the Paris 2024...

Tentoglou wins long jump gold at the World Athletics Indoor Championships Glasgow 2024

Olympic champion Miltiadis Tentoglou won long jump gold at the World Athletics Indoor Championships Glasgow 2024 with his jump of 8.22 meters, and defended...

Ten foreign universities express interest in opening branches in Greece, Pierrakakis says

Ten serious foreign universities have expressed interest in opening branches in Greece, Minister of Education, Religious Affairs and Sports, Kyriakos Pierrakakis, said on Sunday...

Temple of Poseidon at Sounion to get new lighting system by Eleftheria Deko

A new lighting system will be installed at the Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion, following the approval of the Central Archaeological Council for...

City of Athens announces schedule of Apokries festivities, March 7-18

The municipality of Athens released the schedule for the Greek pre-Lent carnival (Apokries) events on Monday, saying it has planned 80 events at 55...

Schwartz Mansion in Ampelakia to get new lighting, culture ministry announces

The lighting of the Georgios Schwartz Mansion in the village of Ampelakia, near Larisa, is to be revamped as part of a project for...

Ancient Greek Fyli Fortress remains on Mt Parnitha to be supported, restored

The remains of the ancient Greek fortress of Fyli on Parnitha Mountain will be supported and restored under a Ministry of Culture plan to...

Dionysios Solomos (1798-1857): The Immortal Legacy of Greece’s National Poet

DIONYSIOS SOLOMOS (1798-1857) "Enclose Greece in your soul and you will feel it within you yearn for every kind of greatness.” By Dr. Nikos D. Kokkonis ON FEBRUARY...

Stadiums to open on Tuesday, February 13, with new rules, Vroutsis says

Football stadiums will open again on Tuesday, February 13, with new rules, Alternate Sports Minister Yannis Vroutsis said on Wednesday during the briefing at...

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