Finds from Antikythera Wreck to be displayed at Beijing’s Forbidden City

The Antikythera Shipwreck, the 2012 to 2014 exhibition at the National Archaeological Museum that attracted 800,000 visitors, will travel to Beijing. As in 2015, when the 370 finds of the wreck left Greece for the first time for the Basel Museum [...]

National Museum brings the Youth of Mantineia out of storage

The Youth of Mantineia, an exceptional statue depicting an idealized young man, will be on view at the National Archaeological Museum of Athens as of Monday (today), until July 22. The young man’s features recall the face of Antinous, [...]

Foreign film studios and producers show interest in Greece, says Media SecGen Kretsos

Big foreign studios and film-makers have shown interest in Greece as a filming location, said Media and Communications Secretary-General Lefteris Kretsos, while speaking to the Athens-Macedonian News Agency’s radio on Thursday about the [...]

Association of Greek Archaeologists to hold event on their profession on Friday

The Association of Greek Archaeologists “Eos” is organizing a one-day conference titled “Archaeology: From university to the labour market,” at the Culture Center of the Municipality of Athens (50 Akademias street) on [...]

Viola player Iris Louka to perform Bach at Acropolis Museum on March 18

Soloist Iris Louka, a viola player at the Athens State Orchestra (ASO), will play the famous J.S. Bach Suites No. 1-3 transcribed for her instrument, at the Acropolis Museum on March 18. The event, scheduled between 12:00-13:00, is part of the [...]

Bank of Greece opens art vaults for Benaki Annexe show of Greek painters

An exhibition of 160 paintings from the art collection of the Bank of Greece will open to the public at the Benaki Museum Annexe on Pireos Street on Thursday. “Frames of Reference: From the Collection of the Bank of Greece” celebrates [...]

Tickets for two Sting concerts at Herod Atticus Odeon on sale from Frida

Advance sales of tickets for the two Sting concerts that will be held at the Herod Atticus Odeon in Athens this summer will begin at 10:30 on Friday. Sting is returning to Athens for two nights on June 22-23 as part of the 2018 Athens and Epidaurus [...]

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 [...]