Category: ART

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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‘I was crying all the way through’: Nana Mouskouri visits Leonard Cohen exhibit

Panos - Apr 12, 2018

Singer Nana Mouskouri couldn’t imagine passing up an opportunity to walk amid the memories of her old friend Leonard Cohen.…

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Producers of BBC series fail to get permit to film at Cape Sounion archaeological site

Panos - Mar 30, 2018

Greece's powerful Central Archaeological Council (KAS) has again turned down a request by international producers to shoot scenes at one…

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Acropolis Museum: Free entrance on Independence Day

Panos - Mar 16, 2018

The Acropolis Museum will celebrate Independence Day on Sunday, March 25, with free entrance to the permanent exhibits, the current…

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Greek actor Christos Simardanis dies at 61

Panos - Mar 13, 2018

Popular Greek actor and voice-over artist Christos Simardanis died at 61 on Monday. The actor had been facing serious health…

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Exhibition of artifacts found during Thessaloniki metro construction in April

Panos - Mar 05, 2018

The numerous finds and artifacts that were discovered in works for the construction of a long-overdue metro line in the…

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The March bracelet of the Greeks

Panos - Mar 02, 2018

The March bracelet is an old custom, with its roots located in the Balkans. It is believed to have originated…

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Hard-Hitting Film Explores Greek Crisis

Panos - Mar 01, 2018

The trailer for a new hard-hitting documentary about Greece, its crisis and the future of its young people was released…

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New exhibition features coins used in ancient Greece

Panos - Mar 01, 2018

A new exhibition is set to open at the National Hellenic Museum this week in Chicago, featuring 29 coins that…

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Archaeologists discover ancient necropolis with message “from the afterlife”

Panos - Feb 28, 2018

Egypt’s Antiquities Ministry announced on Saturday the discovery of an ancient necropolis near the Nile Valley city of Minya, south…

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Glorious ancient past of Thessaloniki unearthed

Panos - Feb 28, 2018

Significant archaeological finds are being unearthed almost on a daily basis from the excavations for the Thessaloniki Metro. The findings…

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2018 Golden Caps Awards winners

Panos - Feb 28, 2018

The ceremony of the top Greek gastronomy awards, “The Golden Chef’s Cap” was held at the Ballroom Hall of the…

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Alexandrian poet Cavafy’s work recited at the Egyptian embassy in Athens

Panos - Feb 26, 2018

The Egyptian embassy in Athens hosted a musical celebration earlier this week featuring the works of Greek-Alexandrian poet Constantine Cavafy,…

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A headless statue of Aphrodite was found during the Thessaloniki Metro works

Panos - Feb 22, 2018

A very impressive statue was brought to light during the excavations taking place in Thessaloniki, along with the works for…

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Speaking English using Greek: Flashback to Zolotas’ historic speech

Panos - Feb 14, 2018

As Greeks all over the world marked the International Greek Language Day, many recall the speeches in English — peppered…