Category: ART

shares952 views

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…

shares935 views

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…

shares1125 views

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…

shares884 views

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…

shares820 views

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…

shares945 views

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…

shares1012 views

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…

shares907 views

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…

shares807 views

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…

shares848 views

“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…

shares878 views

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…

shares1844 views

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…

shares1806 views

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…

shares998 views

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…