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Culture Minister to welcome 100 refugees at the Acropolis
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Culture Minister to welcome 100 refugees at the Acropolis

Panos - May 09, 2016

The Minister of Culture Aristides Baltas will welcome 100 refugees at the Athens Acropolis on Monday. The refugees, who are…

Prince death spurs tributes in purple
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Prince death spurs tributes in purple

Panos - Apr 22, 2016

The life of the singer Prince, who has died at the age of 57, is being marked with purple-coloured tributes.…

Stolen Minoan kouros statue valued at 1.3 million euros
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Stolen Minoan kouros statue valued at 1.3 million euros

Panos - Apr 21, 2016

A 30-centimeter kouros statue, depicting a youth praying, and dating to the Minoan period, has been valued at 1.3 million…

Theater and film actor Yannis Voglis passes away, aged 79
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Theater and film actor Yannis Voglis passes away, aged 79

Panos - Apr 20, 2016

Popular theater and film actor Yannis Voglis has passed away, at the age of 79, on Wednesday morning. The actor…

Ancient Corinth from above
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Ancient Corinth from above

Panos - Apr 19, 2016

The ancient city of Corinth was located in a strategic position and was the most important trade hub in ancient…

Monuments, sites to mark international day with free admission on Monday
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Monuments, sites to mark international day with free admission on Monday

Sokratis - Apr 17, 2016

Admission to archaeological sites and historical monuments across the country will be free of charge on Monday, International Day for…

Archaic Kore from Acropolis Museum to be exhibited in Hermitage Museum
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Archaic Kore from Acropolis Museum to be exhibited in Hermitage Museum

ilias1 - Apr 10, 2016

One of the Athens Acropolis' finest and best-preserved votive korai - the archaic statues depicting young women - will be…

Ai Weiwei to host first exhibition in Athens to highlight plight of refugees
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Ai Weiwei to host first exhibition in Athens to highlight plight of refugees

ilias1 - Apr 10, 2016

Prominent Chinese artist and dissident Ai Weiwei will hold his first solo exhibition in Athens which will include works created…

Archaic Kore travels from Acropolis Museum to Russia’s State Hermitage Museum
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Archaic Kore travels from Acropolis Museum to Russia’s State Hermitage Museum

Panos - Apr 06, 2016

One of the Athens Acropolis’ finest and best-preserved korai – the archaic statues depicting young women – will be exhibited…

Opening of National Museum of Contemporary Art postponed
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Opening of National Museum of Contemporary Art postponed

Panos - Apr 05, 2016

The recent resignation of Jan Fabre from the helm of the Athens & Epidaurus Festival has delayed the opening of…

Greek director Vangelis Theodoropoulos to head festival after Fabre resignation
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Greek director Vangelis Theodoropoulos to head festival after Fabre resignation

Panos - Apr 04, 2016

Director Vangelis Theodoropoulos has been appointed artistic director of the Athens and Epidaurus Festival following the abrupt resignation of Belgian…

A SYRIZA festival
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A SYRIZA festival

chris1 - Apr 03, 2016

Culture Minister Aristides Baltas and newly appointed Athens and Epidaurus Festival director Jan Fabre couldn’t in their worst nightmares have…

Longer hours, pricier tickets at Greek museums and archaeological sites
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Longer hours, pricier tickets at Greek museums and archaeological sites

Sokratis - Apr 02, 2016

The summer schedule for Greece’s archaeological sites and museums came into effect on April 1, meaning they will be open…

Pantelidis consumed excessive amounts of alcohol prior to crash
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Pantelidis consumed excessive amounts of alcohol prior to crash

Panos - Apr 01, 2016

The toxicology report on Pantelis Pantelidis suggests that the popular singer had consumed excessive amounts of alcohol prior to the…

Chinese artist visits Idomeni border camp
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Chinese artist visits Idomeni border camp

Panos - Mar 10, 2016

Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei has visited the Idomeni refugee camp in northern Greece, where about 14,000 people, mostly…

“Spotlight” wins Best Picture, DiCaprio gets first Oscar
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“Spotlight” wins Best Picture, DiCaprio gets first Oscar

Panos - Feb 29, 2016

Spotlight, a searing portrait of The Boston Globe's investigation into child sex abuse in the Catholic Church, won a surprise…

Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities salvages lost chapters of history
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Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities salvages lost chapters of history

Sokratis - Feb 27, 2016

You want to hold your breath, as you do when you’re underwater, when gazing upon the splendid objects that archaeologists…

Singer Pantelis Pantelidis, 32, dies in car crash
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Singer Pantelis Pantelidis, 32, dies in car crash

Panos - Feb 18, 2016

Greek singer Pantelis Pantelis died and two female passengers were seriously injured in a car crash early on Thursday. Initial…

Television actress Natasa Manisali passes away, aged of 54
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Television actress Natasa Manisali passes away, aged of 54

Panos - Feb 05, 2016

Popular television actress Natasa Manisali passed away at the age of 54, in the early hours on Friday morning, after…

National Theater scraps play that quoted convicted terrorist’s book
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National Theater scraps play that quoted convicted terrorist’s book

Panos - Jan 29, 2016

Greece's prestigious National Theater has canceled the final performances of a play that included elements from a book by a…