Category: ART

Greek 1.800-year-old homework “tablet” to be presented at the British Library
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Greek 1.800-year-old homework “tablet” to be presented at the British Library

Panos - Jan 07, 2019

A wax tablet displaying a child’s Greek homework from 1,800 years ago is to be put on show at the…

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Corfu named top European Film Location for 2018

Panos - Dec 07, 2018

The Greek island of Corfu has been named the top European film location amongst a field of twelve by the…

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Greek Film Days in Prague

Panos - Nov 07, 2018

The Embassy of Greece in Prague, in cooperation with the Czech National Film Archive, presents from 18-20 October 2018 the…

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Athens biennale reveals artists participating in its 2018 edition

Panos - Oct 03, 2018

The 2018 Athens Biennale has released the full list of artists participating in its sixth edition, which opens October 26…

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Art of Stone: Tinos’ Museum of Marble Crafts

Panos - Sep 20, 2018

Ever wondered how huge hunks of marble are shaped into exquisite works of art? Tinos’s Museum of Marble Crafts reveals…

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The Cure to play in Greece after 14 years!

Panos - Sep 20, 2018

Greek fans of English rock band The Cure are in raptures after it was announced that the legendary group fronted…

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Tomb of prominent ancient Greek woman discovered in Cycladic island of Sikinos

Panos - Jul 23, 2018

Archaeologists in Greece have made an exciting discovery at the Episkopi excavation site in Sikinos. The find is an ancient…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…