Greece Marks International Museum Day with Free Admission
Greece celebrates International Museum Day by offering free admission to all museums and archaeological sites throughout the country.
Nine Magnificent Museums Showcasing Greece’s Cultural Heritage
Greece is full of museums that showcase the gems of the country's unique and unforgettable cultural heritage through various themes.
Archdiocese of North America Petitions UN on Hagia Sophia Reconversion
It was announced on Tuesday that the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America is petitioning United Nations experts to hold the Republic of Turkey accountable for what the archdiocese calls "its deliberate policies to erase the cultural heritage of Orthodox...
Athens to Host International Conference on Underwater Heritage
An international conference on the management of underwater cultural and natural heritage sites entitled "Dive in Blue Growth" will be held at the amphitheatre of the Acropolis Museum in Athens on October 16-18. The conference, organised by the project BLUEMED...
Greece to Push for Action on Protecting Cultural Heritage at UN Climate Summit
Greece will present a proposal for coordinated action to protect cultural and natural heritage from the impact of climate change on Monday at the UN Climate Action Summit, taking place in New York City. Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis...
Greece Scores High on '2018 Best Countries' List
Despite the financial crisis and a bad name for too many protests, Greece remains a very attractive country, not just tourism-wise, as a new report conducted by a U.S. university and a consumers’ rights firm shows. Greece ranked 28th in...
Celebi Sultan Mehmed Mosque in Northern Greece Badly Damaged by Fire
The Celebi Sultan Mehmed Mosque, also known as Bayed Mosque located in northern Greece in the town of Didymoticho close to the Greek-Turkish border suffered extensive damage due to a fire on Wednesday, authorities have reported. The mosque was completed...
Digital Map Traces Turkey’s Minorities’ Cultural Heritage
"Türkiye Kültürel Varlıkları Haritası" (Turkey's Map of Cultural Heritages) is a new digital platform that brings together Armenian, Greek, Jewish and Syriac cultural heritages, says a Daily Sabah report. Still in progress, the map records information on churches, schools, monasteries,...
Cyprus' Initiative on Cultural Heritage Statement Endorsed by 145 UN Members
A total of 145 UN member states and observers, including four Security Council permanent members, have signed a joint statement on the protection of cultural heritage, put forward by a cross-regional group of countries. The statement is considered to...
Mediterranean Culture Forum Held in Malta
The two-day forum organized by the Order of Malta, the Cypriot Ministry of Foreign Affairs, UNESCO and the European Commission was inaugurated in Limassol, Cyprus Nov. 22. The forum titled Protection and Conservation of Cultural Heritage in the Mediterranean: a...
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