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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…

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

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

Acropolis Museum: Free entrance on Independence Day
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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…

Greek actor Christos Simardanis dies at 61
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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…

Exhibition of artifacts found during Thessaloniki metro construction in April
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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…

The March bracelet of the Greeks
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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…

Hard-Hitting Film Explores Greek Crisis
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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…

New exhibition features coins used in ancient Greece
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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…

Archaeologists discover ancient necropolis with message “from the afterlife”
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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…

Glorious ancient past of Thessaloniki unearthed
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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…

2018 Golden Caps Awards winners
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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…

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

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

Speaking English using Greek: Flashback to Zolotas’ historic speech
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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…

Ancient Greeks painted their gods in vibrant colours
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Ancient Greeks painted their gods in vibrant colours

Panos - Feb 01, 2018

For 15 years now, the traveling exhibition Gods in Colour, has been constantly moving from one city of the world…

Legendary band “Scorpions” back in Athens in July
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Legendary band “Scorpions” back in Athens in July

Panos - Feb 01, 2018

The legendary German rock band “Scorpions” are expected to be back in our Greece next July for a special concert…