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Greek Flag Raised at the Acropolis as Greece Celebrates Bicentennial

Evzones raised the Greek flag on the Acropolis marking the start of celebrations for the anniversary of the Greek War of Independence.

Greece Opens Acropolis, Other Archaeological Sites

Greece reopened the Acropolis in Athens and other ancient sites nationwide as the country is getting prepared for the tourism season.

Greece Hits Back at Boris Johnson Over the Parthenon Marbles

Greece responded on Friday to Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Boris Johnson who ruled out the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Athens

Former British Museum Trustee Calls for Return of Parthenon Marbles

Noted British sculptor and former Trustee of the British Museum Sir Antony Gormley came out for the return of the Parthenon Marbles on Wednesday, saying "I would be happy to return them." In an interview with the magazine British Archaeology,...

Acropolis of Athens Gets a Facelift with Restoration Project

Greece has recently begun a major facelift on the Acropolis, the primary tourist site in Greece, by installing visitor lifts, lighting on the hill and removing unnecessary parts of the scaffolding obscuring the Parthenon from public view. On Tuesday, Culture...

Boston Consulate Celebrates Iconic Greek Architect Dimitris Pikionis

The Consulate General of Greece in Boston hosted an exhibition and two lectures recently revisiting the work and honoring the legacy of distinguished Greek architect Dimitris Pikionis (1887-1968). The event's theme was "Dimitris Pikionis: Modernization and Greek Identity.” Greek Consul...