Calamos Supports Greece

Greece

Delos Island to Become an Open Archaeological Museum

Extensive restoration and preservation works are in progress on the archaeological sites of Delos island, with the Greek Ministry of Culture aiming to make the area an open archaeological museum. The restoration project aims at the consolidation of all monuments...

Modern Art Meets Ancient Ruins at Sacred Greek Island of Delos

For the first time, a modern art exhibition is being held on Delos island. Greece's 5,000-year-old archaeological site was once a flourishing trading center in the the Aegean Sea near Mykonos. The site-specific exhibition by Antony Gormley, one of Britain's...

Ancient Delos' Theater Reopens For Second Time in 2,100 Years For An Opera Performance

The new one-act opera "Hera" with music by Theo Abazis and a libretto by Elsa Andrianou is to be performed in the archaeological site on the island of Delos on October 6-7, bringing its ancient theater to life for...

Rare Photos Emerge of First Excavations at Sacred Delos Island

Rare photographs of the excavations at the Greek island of Delos from the 19th Century have come to light in a book by French archaeologists. The book "Delos 1873-1913" sheds light on the challenges facing the scientists and other skilled...

Culture and Sports Ministry: Significant Finds from Underwater Excavation at Delos

The remains of ancient coastal structures and a port, a large number of shipwrecks dating back to various eras and significant smaller finds were found in underwater archaeological excavations conducted by the Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities at the island...

Ancient Theater of Delos Hosts Play for Refugees After 2,000 Years

The ancient theater of Delos will be revived after two thousand years of silence. The play, "Hecuba (Ekavi), a refugee in Delos," is organized by the Cyclades Antiquities Ephorate and the Municipality of Mykonos is a minimum contribution to...

Culture Minister, Architect Jean Pierre Heim Discuss Ideas for New Delos Museum

The international New York-based architect Jean Pierre Heim on Monday had a meeting with Culture Minister Aristidis Baltas, the minister's aides and the head of the Greek travel and tourism agency federation FEDHATTA Lysandros Tsilidis, during which Heim presented...

Full Moon Concert in Delos on August 1

When the sun sets on Saturday, August 1, something magical will happen. A Full Moon Concert will begin at 9:00 pm on the largest archaeological site in Europe - the Greek island of Delos. Singer Fotini Darra will perform with...

Plans for New Museum on 'Sacred Isle' of Delos

The Central Archaeological Council (CAC) has made progress in plans to build a brand-new museum on the island of Delos, one of the best known and significant archaeological sites in Greece. The general framework of principles and specifications for...

Small Underwater Town Found Off Delos in the Aegean

Remains of an ancient town were discovered on the bottom of the Aegean Sea off the island of Delos, according to a Ministry of Culture announcement. The ruins of an ancient pottery workshop prompted archaeologists to say that this was...

Delos: The Greek Island Archaeology Buffs Will Love!

The island of Delos, in the Aegean Sea, Greece, located within a stone's throw of the cosmopolitan island of Mykonos, is an imposing place devoid of vegetation but extremely beautiful. It was considered the sacred island of ancient Greece as it...

Ancient Theater of Delos to Be Restored

The Central Archaeological Council (KAS) of the Greek ministry for culture and tourism has given a green light to the restoration of the ancient theater of Delos, one of the most important religious centres of ancient Greece, an island...

The Island of Mykonos Throughout the Millennia

Mykonos is undoubtedly one of the most famous Greek islands. Known for its lively parties and beautiful beaches, the island also has an incredibly fascinating ancient history. Somewhat surprisingly, the party paradise was also an international hub in ancient times...

Must-See UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Greece

Due to its ancient history, it should not come as a surprise that Greece boasts a rich list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

The Ancient Art of Marble Sculpture Lives on at Greece’s Tinos

When one thinks of white, marble art and clear, cerulean waters of Tinos island, Greece comes to mind. The two are synonymous.