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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…

Kostis Georgiou’s ‘Phylax’ Vandalized in Athens
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Kostis Georgiou’s ‘Phylax’ Vandalized in Athens

Panos - Jan 23, 2018

In southern Athens, protesters clad in black clothing tore down Greek artist Kostis Georgiou’s “Phylax,” a red sculpture shaped like…

“You Only Live Once”, find its way on the big screen
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“You Only Live Once”, find its way on the big screen

ilias1 - Jan 22, 2018

...We interviewed producer-director, filmmaker of outstanding talent,  and visionary, Dimitri Vorris at the airport, minutes before he boarded the next…

The Legacy of Vassilis Tsitsanis in Greek Music
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The Legacy of Vassilis Tsitsanis in Greek Music

Panos - Jan 18, 2018

When Vassilis Tsitsanis passed away on January 18, 1984, music historians and experts knew that there will never be another…

Red “Fallen Angel” sculpture in Paleo Faliro fell overnight!
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Red “Fallen Angel” sculpture in Paleo Faliro fell overnight!

Panos - Jan 18, 2018

A sculpture called “Phylax” located in the municipality of Paleo Faliro that had caused quite the controversy was found on…

Greek-French composer Alexandre Desplat wins Golden Globe
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Greek-French composer Alexandre Desplat wins Golden Globe

Panos - Jan 10, 2018

Greek-French Alexandre Desplat was honoured with a Golden Globe for the best original score at the 75th annual Golden Globe…

Daniel Andrews: “Britain must return the Parthenon Marbles to Greece”
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Daniel Andrews: “Britain must return the Parthenon Marbles to Greece”

Panos - Dec 12, 2017

Last week saw Daniel Andrews visit Greece. During his visit the Victorian Premier toured the Benaki Museum, announcing a new…