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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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National Theatre continues special offers for Epidaurus performances in 2017

Posted about 1 week ago|Greece’s National Theatre will again offer special discount packages for two summer productions put on at the ancient theatre of Epidaurus in 2017, continuing a pilot scheme started two years earlier. The offers are for productions of “Peace” by Aristophanes, a musical set to compositions by Nikos Kypourgos on July 21-2...
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‘The Odyssey’ reading at National Archaeological Museum this Sunday

Posted about 2 weeks ago|The 11th and 12th rhapsodies of the “The Odyssey” will be presented at National Archaeological Museum this Sunday, as part of its audience participation public readings programme “Let’s read the Odyssey”. The programme is held on the last Sunday of each month, with composer Nikos Xanthoulis presenting two rhapsodies fr...
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Athens Open Air Film Festival kicks off for 7th year in June

Posted about 39 mins ago|Unique corners of Athens, archaeological sites, parks, squares, museums and even beaches are among the places enlisted and transformed into outdoor cinemas by the 7th Athens Open Air Film Festival, which returns this summer with 20 screenings between June and September.The film festival, organised in collaboration...
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Greek museums mark International Museums Day with free entrance and events

Posted about 46 mins ago|Entrance to all museums in Greece will be free of charge on Thursday (May 18) as they celebrate the International Museums Day, with several events planned for visitors. The theme chosen for 2017 is “Museums and contested histories: Saying the unspeakable in museums”.For the day, the Acropolis Museum will exhibit for...
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Eupalinos Tunnel, a masterpiece of ancient engineering opens to public

The Tunnel of Eupalinos, one of the most extraordinary monuments of craftmanship and construction (1,036 metres carved inside the mountain that towers over the town of Pythagorio on the island of Samos) will be very soon accessible.The Culture Ministry announced that the main part of the maintenance, restoration and promotion project of the...
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Greece-China cultural exchanges year opens on April 27

Posted about 27 mins ago|The official launch of the Greece-China cultural exchanges year will take place on Thursday, April 27 at the Byzantine and Christian Museum in Athens.The Culture Ministry said that the event will start at 17:00 in the presence of Culture Minister Lydia Koniordou and Chinese Minister and member of People’s Republic of C...
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‘Multicoloured and gilded’ – the ‘other side’ of ancient sculpture at the National Archaeological Museum

Posted about 49 mins ago|The National Archaeological Museum’s on Wednesday announced that the third presentation in its ‘Open Museum’ programme will be held on April 20 and will focus on the often vibrant colours and decorations that once adorned ancient statuary.The presentation is entitled “Multicoloured and Gilded: the world of statues d...
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