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Greek Scientists Dispute Article About “Myth” of Great Acoustics at Epidaurus Theater
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Greek Scientists Dispute Article About “Myth” of Great Acoustics at Epidaurus Theater

Panos - Oct 20, 2017

The Hellenic Institute of Acoustics (ELINA) objects to a Guardian article about the “abolition of the myth of good acoustics…

Greek cultural centre to open in Krasnodar region in Russia
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Greek cultural centre to open in Krasnodar region in Russia

Panos - Oct 20, 2017

A Greek cultural center will be inaugurated by the Greek community in the Russian town of Gelendzhik of in the…

Hellenic Navy band rocks “Despacito” in Thessaloniki
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Hellenic Navy band rocks “Despacito” in Thessaloniki

Panos - Oct 16, 2017

The Greek Navy band was added the long list of those who played a cover of the huge hit pop…

Member of legendary 60s Greek band “Olympians” killed in freak accident
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Member of legendary 60s Greek band “Olympians” killed in freak accident

Panos - Oct 16, 2017

The guitarist and support singer of legendary 60s and 70s Greek rock band “Olympians”, Vangelis Kitsikopoulos was killed in a…

Metal crane from Parthenon to be replaced by lighter one
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Metal crane from Parthenon to be replaced by lighter one

Panos - Oct 13, 2017

The stiff leg derrick crane that was put on the Parthenon of the Acropolis in 1984 for restoration works, is…

Lost city of Alexander the Great is found in Iraq using US spy footage of the area captured in the 1960s!
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Lost city of Alexander the Great is found in Iraq using US spy footage of the area captured in the 1960s!

Panos - Oct 09, 2017

Alexander the Great’s ‘lost city’ was a magical place where people drank wine and naked philosophers imparted wisdom, ancient accounts…

Nia Vardalos stars in ‘Tiny Beautiful Things’ at the Public Theater
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Nia Vardalos stars in ‘Tiny Beautiful Things’ at the Public Theater

Panos - Oct 03, 2017

There’s nothing big, fat or Greek about the play “Tiny Beautiful Things,” but Nia Vardalos is making it her own.…

Discovery of lost Ancient Greek temple ends century-long search
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Discovery of lost Ancient Greek temple ends century-long search

Panos - Sep 29, 2017

Archaeologists digging on Greece’s second largest island have finally uncovered an ancient temple dedicated to the goddess Artemis, the whereabouts…

Greek president visits exhibition of Ancient Chinese Science and Technology
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Greek president visits exhibition of Ancient Chinese Science and Technology

Panos - Sep 28, 2017

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos praised Sino-Greek ties on Tuesday when he paid a visit to an exhibition of ancient Chinese…

The Search for a Lost City Founded by Alexander the Great
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The Search for a Lost City Founded by Alexander the Great

Panos - Sep 26, 2017

British Museum researchers say they may have found Alexander the Great’s lost city of Qalatga Darband in Iraq, according to…

Cultural Heritage Days: Free entrance to archaeological sites, museums Sept. 23-24
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Cultural Heritage Days: Free entrance to archaeological sites, museums Sept. 23-24

Panos - Sep 22, 2017

Greece’s Culture and Sports Ministry is celebrating the European Days of Cultural Heritage with free entrance to 117 archaeological sites,…

Lost Greek temple found by Swiss scholars
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Lost Greek temple found by Swiss scholars

Panos - Sep 20, 2017

A Swiss-led team of archaeologists in Greece has made a spectacular find: the temple of Artemis, a famous open-air sanctuary…

Mycenaean-era tomb, the size of a small house, discovered in central Greece
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Mycenaean-era tomb, the size of a small house, discovered in central Greece

Panos - Sep 19, 2017

Archaeologists discovered an undisturbed Mycenaean-era tomb, one of the biggest of its type, in the south-central town of Orchomenos. The…

Historic agreement between the Greek Community of Melbourne and the National Library of Greece
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Historic agreement between the Greek Community of Melbourne and the National Library of Greece

Panos - Sep 18, 2017

The Greek Community of Melbourne (GCM) has just announced a historic agreement with the National Library of Greece (NGL), that…

Local high school teacher arrested for fossil footprints theft in Crete
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Local high school teacher arrested for fossil footprints theft in Crete

Panos - Sep 18, 2017

A local high school teacher has been arrested for the theft of fossil footprints in Kasteli, Chania, on the island…

Greeks have the lowest visit rate to museums in the EU
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Greeks have the lowest visit rate to museums in the EU

Panos - Sep 18, 2017

Only 16.9% of Greeks, compared to 43.4% of the European population, visited an archaeological site, a historic monument, a museum…

Did Ancient Greece Worship Earthquakes? Sacred Sites Built On Fault Lines
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Did Ancient Greece Worship Earthquakes? Sacred Sites Built On Fault Lines

Panos - Sep 13, 2017

The ancient Greeks may have worshiped earthquakes, purposely building temples and other important structures directly above fault lines. But the…

Large Mycenaean-era engraved tomb discovered in south-central Greece
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Large Mycenaean-era engraved tomb discovered in south-central Greece

Panos - Sep 12, 2017

One of the biggest Mycenaean-era engraved tombs discovered in recent decades has been pinpointed near the south-central Greece town of…

Beba Blanche, Femme Fatale of Greek Popular Music in the 60s, Dies at 73
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Beba Blanche, Femme Fatale of Greek Popular Music in the 60s, Dies at 73

Panos - Sep 08, 2017

Legendary singer Beba Blanche died aged 73 on Thursday morning. Born Angeliki Konstantopoulou the singer was suffering from severe anemia…

Mycenaean Tombs Discovered in Nemea Excavations
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Mycenaean Tombs Discovered in Nemea Excavations

Panos - Aug 30, 2017

New burial monuments were unearthed and studied during the second period of the ongoing excavation in Nemea, which was completed…