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Chinese in top ten of 1.4 million visitors to Greece’s flagship museum in 2017
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Chinese in top ten of 1.4 million visitors to Greece’s flagship museum in 2017

Panos - Jun 21, 2017

Greece's flagship Acropolis Museum welcomed a total of 1.4 million people from June 2016 to May 2017, New Acropolis Museum…

Greek music fills Athens in honour of Mikis Theodorakis at Panathenaic Stadium (Video)
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Greek music fills Athens in honour of Mikis Theodorakis at Panathenaic Stadium (Video)

Panos - Jun 20, 2017

The Panathenaic Stadium saw a huge crowd on a warm Athens Monday night honouring one of Greece’s greatest composers, Mikis…

Free entry to Acropolis Museum on June 20th 8-year birthday
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Free entry to Acropolis Museum on June 20th 8-year birthday

Panos - Jun 19, 2017

The Acropolis Museum is celebrating its 8th year of operation on Tuesday, June 20, and visitors will enjoy free entry…

Project maps Greek ceramic production over five millennia
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Project maps Greek ceramic production over five millennia

Panos - Jun 14, 2017

In ancient Greece, people relied on their friendly neighborhood ceramics workshop for everything from dishes to perfume bottles to roofing…

European Exhibition Features Parthenon Replica Built From Banned Books
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European Exhibition Features Parthenon Replica Built From Banned Books

Panos - Jun 14, 2017

Kassel, Germany is now home to a Greek temple-inspired artwork that pays homage to free speech instead of the gods:…

Spend time at the Old Port of Naoussa on Paros
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Spend time at the Old Port of Naoussa on Paros

Panos - Jun 13, 2017

Paros is one of those gorgeous Greek islands that seems to be a bit off the radar. While it is…

‘Divine Dialogues’ at Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens
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‘Divine Dialogues’ at Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens

Panos - Jun 02, 2017

Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens presents “Divine Dialogues” through September 3, 2017. The exhibition brings together 27 works by Cy…

Rare ancient Chinese porcelain dish exhibited at Benaki Museum in Athens
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Rare ancient Chinese porcelain dish exhibited at Benaki Museum in Athens

Panos - Jun 01, 2017

Visitors look at the ancient Chinese porcelain dish exhibited at the Benaki Museum in the Greek capital Athens on May…

Greek shipbuilding and seafaring from antiquity to modern times explored at Museum Herakleidon
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Greek shipbuilding and seafaring from antiquity to modern times explored at Museum Herakleidon

Panos - May 31, 2017

The exhibition Voyage: Greek Shipbuilding and Seafaring from antiquity to modern times is being extended through August 27th, 2017. “Voyage”…

Art workshops in Greek museum brings Chinese culture closer to children
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Art workshops in Greek museum brings Chinese culture closer to children

Panos - May 29, 2017

Two art workshops brought Greek children closer to the enchanting culture of China at the Museum Herakleidon in Athens on…

Bangladesh removes ‘Greek’ statue after Islamists’ protests
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Bangladesh removes ‘Greek’ statue after Islamists’ protests

Panos - May 26, 2017

Bangladesh on Friday (May 26) removed a controversial statue which religious radicals claim represents an "un-Islamic" Greek goddess from outside…

Michael Landy Is Uncovering the Real Athens by Drawing It Hundreds of Times
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Michael Landy Is Uncovering the Real Athens by Drawing It Hundreds of Times

Panos - May 25, 2017

It’s not easy staging an art exhibition in a country with a 23 percent unemployment rate and possible bankruptcy on…

Auction Preview: Piasa’s ‘Hellenic Art’ Sale, Paris, May 23
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Auction Preview: Piasa’s ‘Hellenic Art’ Sale, Paris, May 23

Panos - May 18, 2017

What: Sale of “Hellenic Art” by Piasa Where: 118 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré 75008 Paris When: May 23, 2017; 6.30…

After Going to Outer Space, Chanel Time Travels to Ancient Greece for Cruise 2018
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After Going to Outer Space, Chanel Time Travels to Ancient Greece for Cruise 2018

Panos - May 04, 2017

Where do you go after blasting off into space? Time travel. At least, that's the plan when Karl Lagerfeld is…

Eupalinos Tunnel, a masterpiece of ancient engineering opens to public
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Eupalinos Tunnel, a masterpiece of ancient engineering opens to public

ilias1 - Apr 30, 2017

The Tunnel of Eupalinos, one of the most extraordinary monuments of craftmanship and construction (1,036 metres carved inside the mountain…

Actor Stathis Psaltis dies at 66
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Actor Stathis Psaltis dies at 66

Panos - Apr 21, 2017

Greek actor Stathis Psaltis has died at the age of 66 after battling with cancer for a many months. The…

Ministry fixes ancient Philippi plaque typo
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Ministry fixes ancient Philippi plaque typo

Panos - Apr 12, 2017

The Culture Ministry announced on Tuesday that it had rectified a spelling mistake on a marble plaque at ancient Philippi…

Green light to the restoration of the Delos, ‘sacred isle’
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Green light to the restoration of the Delos, ‘sacred isle’

Panos - Apr 10, 2017

Greece’s Central Archaeological Council on Sunday gave the go-ahead to a project to help restore some of the most important…

Call for Parthenon Marbles to be returned as part of Brexit
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Call for Parthenon Marbles to be returned as part of Brexit

Panos - Apr 05, 2017

A Guardian newspaper columnist has suggested Britain should return the Parthenon Marbles to Greece as part of the Brexit deal.…

Archaeologists discover the ruins of a new pyramid in Egypt
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Archaeologists discover the ruins of a new pyramid in Egypt

Panos - Apr 04, 2017

A new pyramid just surfaced in Egypt. Excavators have uncovered the remains of a 3700-year-old pyramid just south of Cairo,…