Groundwork prior to reconstruction of Stoa of Philip V on Delos island completed

All the preparatory work before reconstruction begins on a major ancient public building on the island of Delos has been completed, the ministry of Culture announced on Thursday. The reconstruction of the marble Stoa of Philip V is being funded [...]

“Thessaloniki in French” events to highlight France’s influence in the northern city

A series of events celebrating the French language and culture have been scheduled throughout the year in Thessaloniki by the French Institute’s branch in the northern Greek city. “Thessaloniki in French” will include a focus [...]

CAC approves use of Herod Atticus courtyard for Greek fashion show

The Central Archaeological Council (CAC) approved a request by “Zeus + Dione”, a Greek clothes designing company with international sales, to present its collection at the courtyard and stairs at the entrance of the Herod Atticus [...]

Former residence of poet Palamas in Patras to reopen as cultural center

The former residence of prominent Greek poet Kostis Palamas in the city of Patras will reopen to the public as a cultural center after its full refurbishment on January 13. President Prokopios Pavlopoulos will head the inauguration ceremony [...]

Maintenance work on Herod Atticus theatre facade completed

Maintenance work on the facade wall of the Herod Atticus theatre in Athens has been completed by the Athens Ephorate of Antiquities, it was announced Wednesday. The wall runs along the front entrance of the theater and on the interior of the [...]

Sting to appear for two live shows in Athens on June 22-23

British composer, singer-songwriter, actor, author, and activist Sting will perform in Athens at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus for two live sets on 22-23 June 2018, as part of the Athens and Epidaurus Festival, in what will undoubtedly be the [...]

Dawn, a woman of the Mesolithic, to introduce herself at the Acropolis museum

“Dawn at the dawn of civilisation” is the title of a seminar that will be held on January 19 at Acropolis Museum’s amphitheatre. Among others, this is expected to feature a series of very interesting announcements that will [...]

Daily life captured in int’l street photography festival in Athens, Nov. 10-12

Professional and amateur photographers “capture” instances on large illuminated boulevards or small dark streets, with everyday people, in spontaneous snapshots. These photographs will be shown in the first street photography festival [...]

Benaki Toy Museum opens its doors to the public

A theatrical doll made by set designer Dionysis Fotopoulos and a wooden horse that Greece’s iconic early-20th century politician Eleftherios Venizelos gave to his grandson are two of the items that greet visitors as they enter the new [...]

Carla Bruni launches world tour in Athens on October 23-24

Carla Bruni will be in Athens on Monday 23 and Tuesday 24 October for two concerts at the Pallas theatre for the promotion of her album “French Touch”. Bruni will start her tour from Athens because she is fond of Greek culture. [...]