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Obama gets crash course in Greek mythology
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Obama gets crash course in Greek mythology

Panos - Nov 16, 2016

US President Barack Obama received a crash course in Greek mythology and antiquity at the Acropolis Museum in Athens. Obama…

Leonard Cohen dies at 82
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Leonard Cohen dies at 82

Panos - Nov 11, 2016

Canadian singer Leonard Cohen has died aged 82, according to a statement on his official Facebook page. “It is with…

Greek movie “Invisible” wins international award
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Greek movie “Invisible” wins international award

Panos - Nov 04, 2016

The Greek movie “Invisible”, directed by Dimitris Athanitis picked up the second prize for best movie in the “Montelupo Fiorentino…

Ancient Chinese hu on view at National Archaeological Museum
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Ancient Chinese hu on view at National Archaeological Museum

Sokratis - Oct 15, 2016

An ancient Chinese bronze hu (amphora) with a coiled dragon design, made more than 2,500 years ago, is now on…

Realistic details in the Chinese Warriors indicate Greek influence
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Realistic details in the Chinese Warriors indicate Greek influence

Panos - Oct 13, 2016

The renowned Terracotta Warriors of China could possibly have been inspired from ancient Greece, while Greek sculptors, who came into…

Amazing 3,500 y.o ancient Greek warrior found! (photos)
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Amazing 3,500 y.o ancient Greek warrior found! (photos)

Panos - Oct 05, 2016

Archeologists say they have discovered the ‘real’ ‘Lord of the Rings’, after a 3,500 old ancient warrior’s skeleton was unearthed…

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A new museum in Ioannina

Panos - Sep 27, 2016

In the most beautiful side of Ioannina, where the castle of the town dominates, a new museum is was inaugurated…

World Record for biggest ‘Sousta’ dance in Ayia Napa
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World Record for biggest ‘Sousta’ dance in Ayia Napa

Panos - Sep 26, 2016

A video captioned “We Did It!” began circulating on social media on Monday morning showing a Guinness World Record attempt…

22nd Athens International Film Festival
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22nd Athens International Film Festival

Panos - Sep 22, 2016

The beloved and biggest film festival in the Greek capital, the Athens International Film Festival – “Opening Nights” returns for…

A jewel for Greece opens in Kos
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A jewel for Greece opens in Kos

Panos - Sep 20, 2016

The restored Archaeological Museum of Kos was inaugurated by Culture Minister Aristidis Baltas and the regional governor of southern Aegean…

Little Paris of Athens coming to town
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Little Paris of Athens coming to town

Panos - Sep 19, 2016

It is a festival of artistic expression taking place on French named streets around the center of the capital Music,…

Ancient theater of Delos plans to stage first play in 2,000 years
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Ancient theater of Delos plans to stage first play in 2,000 years

Panos - Aug 31, 2016

The ancient theater on the islands on Delos, which dates back to the 3rd century B.C., will come alive once…

Amazing mosaic of Poseidon found in Turkey
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Amazing mosaic of Poseidon found in Turkey

Panos - Aug 24, 2016

Archaeological excavations near the southern Turkish province of Adana have unearthed a rare mosaic depicting the ancient Greek god of…

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Greek bid for return of Parthenon marbles rejected by ECHR

Panos - Jul 20, 2016

The first-ever legal bid to force the UK to return the Elgin Marbles to Greece has been thrown out by…

Exquisite mosaic of Hercules Labours uncovered in Cyprus
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Exquisite mosaic of Hercules Labours uncovered in Cyprus

Panos - Jul 13, 2016

Restoration excavations have uncovered a mosaic depicting the 12 labours of mythical Hercules, in Larnaca, Cyprus. Pieces of the mosaic…

Mount Olympus headed for an Oscar
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Mount Olympus headed for an Oscar

Panos - Jun 29, 2016

When students of New York universities watched the documentary about Olympus entitled "Elassona: The secret path to mount Olympus" the…

Palace of Nestor opens its gates after three years of restoration
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Palace of Nestor opens its gates after three years of restoration

Panos - Jun 08, 2016

The Mycenaean Palace of Nestor reopens to visitors on June 12 after three years of restoration which cost 2.5 million…

Director, screenwriter Nikos Triandafyllidis, 49, dies
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Director, screenwriter Nikos Triandafyllidis, 49, dies

Panos - Jun 07, 2016

Nikos Triandafyllidis, the director of one of the last and most treasured documentaries ever made on legendary American singer Screamin’…

Bronze busts stolen from the Cultural Center in Athens
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Bronze busts stolen from the Cultural Center in Athens

Panos - May 31, 2016

Five bronze busts were reportedly stolen last from the Cultural Center in the city center of Athens a few days…

New Acropolis Musuem 11th in Tripadvisor list
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New Acropolis Musuem 11th in Tripadvisor list

ilias1 - May 22, 2016

The Acropolis Museum is included in a list of the best 25 museums around the world for 2016, according to…