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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…

Artist Ai Weiwei at Cycladic Art Museum
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Artist Ai Weiwei at Cycladic Art Museum

Panos - May 20, 2016

Prominent Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei will present his work in Greece at a unique exhibition at The Cycladic…

Greece’s entry did not make it into Eurovision final
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Greece’s entry did not make it into Eurovision final

Panos - May 11, 2016

The first Semi-Final of the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest concluded on May 10 at Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, but…

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Greece considers legal action against the UK for the Parthenon marbles

Panos - May 10, 2016

As the 200th anniversary since British Lord Elgin removed marbles from the Parthenon looms, the Greek government is considering appealing…

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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…