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Greece offers sculpture swap in bid for Parthenon marbles
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Greece offers sculpture swap in bid for Parthenon marbles

Panos - Sep 02, 2019

To Greece’s delight, a bust of Pericles now graces 10 Downing Street. Within hours of assuming office as prime minister,…

The metope of the south face of the Parthenon to return to Athens for bicentennial celebrations in 2021
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The metope of the south face of the Parthenon to return to Athens for bicentennial celebrations in 2021

Panos - Aug 26, 2019

The metope of the south face of the Parthenon, which is currently exhibited in the Louvre in Paris will be…

Full moon events at archaeological sites to conclude Sunday
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Full moon events at archaeological sites to conclude Sunday

Panos - Aug 13, 2019

This year's full moon, on Thursday, coincides with the holiday of the Dormition of the Virgin Mary (Panagia). The events…

Emmy Nominations 2019: See the Full List of Nominees for TV’s Big Night
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Emmy Nominations 2019: See the Full List of Nominees for TV’s Big Night

Panos - Jul 17, 2019

The nominations for the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards were announced on Tuesday, officially kicking off this year’s awards season. Actors…

The great Stelios Vamvakaris is dead
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The great Stelios Vamvakaris is dead

Panos - Jun 18, 2019

The great Greek composer and master bouzouki-player, Stelios Vamvakaris, 72, son of the patriarch of the Greek rebetiko music (a.k.a.…

Greek-American composer Olivia Hadjiioannou wins top award at Festival in Cannes
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Greek-American composer Olivia Hadjiioannou wins top award at Festival in Cannes

Panos - May 24, 2019

Greek multi-instrumentalist and composer Olivia Hadjiioannou won the Best Music Video award for Red Lion in the inaugural French Riviera…

Hermes of Praxiteles Statue Remains a Timeless Symbol of Hellenism
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Hermes of Praxiteles Statue Remains a Timeless Symbol of Hellenism

Panos - May 06, 2019

The statue of Hermes and the Infant Dionysus supposedly created by Praxiteles was discovered on May 8, 1877 but its…

Parthenon marbles should be split between Greece and UK: Guardian suggests
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Parthenon marbles should be split between Greece and UK: Guardian suggests

Panos - Feb 18, 2019

In an effort to mitigate the controversy caused by the British Museum Director ’Hartwig Fischer’s rather uncouth solution to the…

Baftas 2019: Lanthimos’ “The Favourite” takes home seven awards!
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Baftas 2019: Lanthimos’ “The Favourite” takes home seven awards!

Panos - Feb 12, 2019

“The Favorite” has dominated at the British Academy of Film Awards (BAFTA) Awards Ceremony, winning seven, including Best British Film.…

Greek 1.800-year-old homework “tablet” to be presented at the British Library
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Greek 1.800-year-old homework “tablet” to be presented at the British Library

Panos - Jan 07, 2019

A wax tablet displaying a child’s Greek homework from 1,800 years ago is to be put on show at the…

Corfu named top European Film Location for 2018
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Corfu named top European Film Location for 2018

Panos - Dec 07, 2018

The Greek island of Corfu has been named the top European film location amongst a field of twelve by the…

Greek Film Days in Prague
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Greek Film Days in Prague

Panos - Nov 07, 2018

The Embassy of Greece in Prague, in cooperation with the Czech National Film Archive, presents from 18-20 October 2018 the…

Athens biennale reveals artists participating in its 2018 edition
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Athens biennale reveals artists participating in its 2018 edition

Panos - Oct 03, 2018

The 2018 Athens Biennale has released the full list of artists participating in its sixth edition, which opens October 26…

Art of Stone: Tinos’ Museum of Marble Crafts
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Art of Stone: Tinos’ Museum of Marble Crafts

Panos - Sep 20, 2018

Ever wondered how huge hunks of marble are shaped into exquisite works of art? Tinos’s Museum of Marble Crafts reveals…

The Cure to play in Greece after 14 years!
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The Cure to play in Greece after 14 years!

Panos - Sep 20, 2018

Greek fans of English rock band The Cure are in raptures after it was announced that the legendary group fronted…

Tomb of prominent ancient Greek woman discovered in Cycladic island of Sikinos
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Tomb of prominent ancient Greek woman discovered in Cycladic island of Sikinos

Panos - Jul 23, 2018

Archaeologists in Greece have made an exciting discovery at the Episkopi excavation site in Sikinos. The find is an ancient…

Scents of antiquity revived for exhibition at Athens museum
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Scents of antiquity revived for exhibition at Athens museum

Panos - May 30, 2018

When the National Archaeological Museum of Athens decided to mark its 150th anniversary, it seemed a no-brainer that it should…

Greek comedian Harry Klynn dies at 78!
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Greek comedian Harry Klynn dies at 78!

Panos - May 21, 2018

Vassilis Triandafyllidis, a beloved artist also known as Harry Klynn, died at the age of 78. The actor has lived…

Dreamer of Greek timelessness Angelos Delivorias dies at 81
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Dreamer of Greek timelessness Angelos Delivorias dies at 81

Panos - Apr 25, 2018

Angelos Delivorias, one of the most prominent archaeologists of his era and former director of one of Greece’s most prestigious…

Museum of Archimedes among the “best hidden” museums of the world according to travel guide FlightNetwork
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Museum of Archimedes among the “best hidden” museums of the world according to travel guide FlightNetwork

Panos - Apr 18, 2018

The travel guide FlightNetwork, one of the largest and most influential guides in Canada, has ranked the Museum of Archimedes…