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National Gallery event celebrates gift by Contemporary Greek Art Institute

An archival exhibition dedicated to the role of the Contemporary Greek Art Institute (ISET) was inaugurated on Wednesday in the presence of Greek President...

Belgian royal couple visit Sounion & Thorikos

King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of the Belgium visited the archaeological sites of Sounion and Thorikos on Tuesday, where they were welcomed by Greek...

Culture Minister condemns looting of Scythian artifacts from Melitopolis Museum

Culture Minister Lina Mendoni on Monday unequivocally condemned and deplored the looting of ancient Scythian artifacts from the Melitopolis Museum as a result of...

Alexandria home & museum of Greek poet C.P. Cavafy to be restored by Onassis Foundation

Τhe Cavafy Museum in Alexandria will be restored by the Onassis Foundation in collaboration with the Hellenic Foundation for Culture, it was announced on...

‘Open Horizons – Ancient Greek Journeys and Connections’ exhibition inaugurated

The exhibition "Open Horizons - Ancient Greek Journeys and Connections", a collaboration between the National Archaeological Museum and the Melbourne Museum, was inaugurated in...

European Union Cultural Heritage Label awarded at the archeological site of Nemea

The European Union Cultural Heritage Label is awarded at the archeological site of Nemea. The official award ceremony will take place on June 13...

Greek culture minister confirms Australian support for return of Parthenon Marbles

Greek Culture & Sports Minister Lina Mendoni, on tour in Australia, confirmed the country's support to Greece for the return of the Parthenon Marbles,...

PM Mitsotakis speaks with UNESCO director about damage of Hagia Sophia’s Imperial Gate

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis spoke with UNESCO Director General Audrey Azoulay on Thursday over the vandalism on the Imperial Gate of the historic...

Filmmaker, pioneering radio producer Roviros Manthoulis, 92, dies in Paris

Greek filmmaker, radio producer and poet Roviros Manthoulis, 92, passed away from Covid-19 in Paris, it was reported on Holy Thursday. Manthoulis was born in...

Greece through the first photographers’ eyes, an online exhibit by Piraeus Bank Group

An online photography exhibition on 19th-20th century photographers of Greece is available in Greek and English, the Cultural Foundation of the Piraeus Group (PIOP)...

World-acclaimed violinist Kavakos receives Greek Parliament’s gold medal

Internationally acclaimed violinist and conductor Leonidas Kavakos was decorated with the Hellenic Parliament’s Gold Medal by Parliament President Constantine Tassoulas on Tuesday. In an announcement,...

Johan Simons directs ‘Alcestis’ on July 1-2, opening the Epidaurus Festival program

The international premiere of Euripides' "Alcestis", directed by pioneering Dutch director and one of the founders of the Hollandia theater troupe Johan Simons, will...

‘Ancient Greek Cuisine: Back to the Future’ symposium at Yale University

'Ancient Greek Cuisine: Back to the Future' is the title of the symposium that will take place on April 19 and 20 at Yale...

‘John Craxton: A Greek Soul’ opens at Benaki Museum

A very special centenary touring exhibition, celebrating the life and work of the Philhellene painter and designer John Craxton (1922-2009), is opening at the...

Louise Bourgeois’ sculpture ‘Maman’ at SNFCC park

Louise Bourgeois's monumental sculpture Maman (1999) is installed by Neon and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) and available to the Greek public...

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