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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,…

Culture Minister Koniordou replies to question on antiquities found in former Helliniko airport
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Culture Minister Koniordou replies to question on antiquities found in former Helliniko airport

Panos - Mar 23, 2017

Culture Minister Lydia Koniourdou submitted a document to Parliament regarding the antiquities found in the former airport of Helliniko, after…

Feelings in Ancient Greece
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Feelings in Ancient Greece

Panos - Mar 20, 2017

The Onassis Cultural Center New York is presenting a different exhibition. The new show, “A World of Emotions: Ancient Greece,…

2 Pussy Riot members at Onassis Cultural Centre in Athens this month
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2 Pussy Riot members at Onassis Cultural Centre in Athens this month

Panos - Mar 15, 2017

Two of the members of Russia's controversial Pussy Riot rock group will be in Athens later this month for an…

No specific proposal has been made to British Museum on Parthenon Marbles, says Culture ministry
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No specific proposal has been made to British Museum on Parthenon Marbles, says Culture ministry

Panos - Mar 15, 2017

No official and unofficial proposal has been made to the British Museum by the current leadership of the Culture ministry…

Greece is expecting 3,5 million German tourists in 2017
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Greece is expecting 3,5 million German tourists in 2017

Panos - Mar 10, 2017

The Germans choose Greece and they raise the country’s expectations to 3.5 million tourists this year, compared with the 12%…

The influential Greek painter Dimitris Mitaras is no longer with us…
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The influential Greek painter Dimitris Mitaras is no longer with us…

Panos - Feb 17, 2017

The famous Greek painter Dimitris Mitaras died on Thursday aged 83 after years of struggling with serious health problems that…

Thomsen: If it is proven that our estimates were too pessimistic we will change them
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Thomsen: If it is proven that our estimates were too pessimistic we will change them

Panos - Feb 15, 2017

IMF’s Poul Thomsen stated at Handelsblatt regarding the Greek program that “if we have all the available data of 2016…

Miltos Golemas: “Under Construction”
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Miltos Golemas: “Under Construction”

Panos - Feb 08, 2017

Zoumboulakis Galleries present the forth solo show of Miltos Golemas titled “Under Construction”. The exhibition will showcase the most recent…

Composer and singer Loukianos Kilaidonis dies
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Composer and singer Loukianos Kilaidonis dies

Panos - Feb 07, 2017

Popular composer and singer Loukianos Kilaidonis died early Tuesday at the age of 73. Kilaidonis was hospitalised with severe health…

Greek directors Lanthimos and Matziaraki nominated for 2017 Oscars
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Greek directors Lanthimos and Matziaraki nominated for 2017 Oscars

Panos - Jan 25, 2017

The film "The Lobster" written and directed by Yorgos Lanthimos has been nominated for best original screenplay in the 2017…

Director Spyros Evangelatos dies at the age of 77
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Director Spyros Evangelatos dies at the age of 77

Panos - Jan 24, 2017

Spyros Evangelatos, one of the most important Greek directors, died on Tuesday at the age of 77. He was born…

Two Greek sites in 2016 top 10 archaeological discoveries
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Two Greek sites in 2016 top 10 archaeological discoveries

Panos - Dec 14, 2016

Two archaeological findings in Greece, the Antikythera Man and the mass grave at Pheleron Delta were included in the top…