Culture

Award-winning writer Vassilis Alexakis passed away at the age of 77

Greek for the French, French for the Greeks, Vassilis Alexakis constantly built bridges between two cities, Athens and Paris, between two cultures. He wrote...

Former leper colony islet, Spinalonga, to get electricity and water systems

The historic Greek islet of Spinalonga, a former colony of lepers made known internationally by British writer Victoria Hislop, will receive 2.5 million euros...

House-museum for the Nobel Prize-winning poet Odysseas Elytis

The creation of a "house" to house the great legacy left by the Nobel Prize-winning poet Odysseas Elytis, puts the Ministry of Culture and...

Virtual tour of Ancient Priene, by the Foundation of the Hellenic World

For these difficult days of the pandemic and staying home, the Hellenic Foundation offers free digital entertainment and education outlets for young and old....

Council of Europe condemns Hagia Sophia conversion from museum to mosque

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) on Friday condemned Turkey's July 13 unilateral decision to change the status of the UNESCO-protected...

Culture Min Mendoni: Acropolis now fully accessible to people with disabilities

Attending the official inauguration of a new elevator for people with disabilities at the Athens Acropolis on Thursday, Culture Minister Lina Mendoni highlighted the...

Theaters of Ancient of Sikyon, Messene get more restoration funds to improve access by...

The ancient theaters of Sikyon and Messene will be funded with 520,000 euros for works that will allow tourists to visit them them and...

Athens cultural institutions to get emergency funding by Culture Ministry

The National Theater, the National Opera and the Museum of Contemporary Art and other cultural institutions in Athens will receive funding amounting to 10,350,000...

The Hellenic Writers’ Association honours two philhellenes with its awards this year

This year, the Writers' Society honors two philhellenes with its awards. The distinguished Austrian historian and university student Hagen Fleischer, who since 1985 has...

The 4th WIFT GR 50/50 EQUALITY IN CINEMA starts today

The 4th WIFT GR 50/50 EQUALITY IN CINEMA festival will take place with support of the Ministry of Culture and Sports, and under the auspices...

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