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Ancient shipwreck in Kasos with cargo from Spain and Tunisia

Valuable evidence for the sea voyages and objects of trade and sailors of the Roman period were brought to light by the scientists of...

Two stolen icons to return to Greece

Two icons of Christ and the Virgin Mary painted in 1735 and 1785, respectively, were delivered to the Greek Embassy in Beirut on January...

Greece 2021 : 200 years after the Revolution

2021, is a symbolic year for all Greek women and men, as 200 years of freedom and independence of the Greek State are completed. The...

The movie “Apples” on the way to the Oscars

The film "Apples" by Christos Nikos, the Greek proposal that will claim a nomination at the 2021 Oscars, in the category of Best International...

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...

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