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

Posted about 50 mins ago|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. Then she will travel to Spain, Portugal, Germany, England, the Netherlands and the United...
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EMST offers free entrance to Chinese xieyi art exhibition

Posted about 46 mins ago|A new exhibition showcasing the Chinese art of xieyi, or free-style drawing, opened this week at the National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST) in Athens.“Chinese Xieyi: Masterpieces from the National Art Museum of China” includes 58 drawings and paintings grouped in three parts (Freehand Brushwork, Imagery and Art...
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Temple of Olympian Zeus in Athens to get structural makeover

Posted about 2 days ago|The colossal Temple of Olympian Zeus or ‘Olympeion’ in central Athens, one of the signature monuments of the Greek capital, is to undergo a complete structural repair and restoration. The go-ahead for the plans was given by Greece’s Central Archaeological Council in a recent session.“The monument has several structural...
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Case for return of Parthenon Sculptures is strong ‘in the long run,’ Baron Renfrew tells ANA

An agreement between the world’s museums to stop buying or accepting ancient artifacts obtained in dubious ways would be the best way to protect the world’s antiquities from being looted for profit, the noted archaeologist British Andrew Colin Renfrew, Lord Renfrew of Kaimsthorn, said in an interview with the Athens-Macedonian News Agency (ANA) pub...
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The exhibition ‘εmotions’ opens at the Athens Acropolis Museum on Tuesday

The unseen emotional landscape in ancient art is explored in the exhibition “εmotions” organised by the Acropolis Museum and the Onassis Foundation, which is to open in Athens on Tuesday and run until November 19.Featuring 129 artifacts from some of the greatest museums in the world, the exhibition was first shown at the Onassis Cultural Centre in...
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