Xinhua films Greek monuments with drones and VR cameras

Xinhua news agency in cooperation with the Greek Culture Ministry launched a programme in November to film the unique cultural treaures of Greece with Virtual Reality-VR cameras and small drones giving the opportunity to people all over the world to admire them.

Vassiliki Eleftheriou, head of the Department of Restoration of the Acropolis Monuments, spoke to Xinhua on the challenges involved in this effort, which is a national priority for Greece despite the current economic difficulties.