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Five Greek Islands Considered At Risk Due to Wind Farm Construction

The organization Europa Nostra announced on Thursday that they have symbolically placed five Greek islands on their list of endangered cultural heritage sites because of what they consider the risk of their landscapes being destroyed by the construction of...

''Europa Nostra'' Group Demands Preservation of Thessaloniki Metro Antiquities

The reaction against the recent decision by Greece's Central Archaeological Council (KAΣ) to temporarily remove the spectacular archaeological finds from Venizelos station in Thessaloniki's new Metro system is intensifying. This time, the well-respected European ''Europa Nostra'' Federation for Cultural Heritage...

''Greek Paths of Culture'' Wins Europa Nostra Award

The organization ''Greek Paths of Culture'' was among the winners of this year's ''Europa Nostra'' awards, according to an announcement made on Tuesday. According to their website, Greek Paths of Culture is an integrated, multi-disciplinary program tasked with selecting, conserving,...

Greece Wins Three Cultural Heritage Awards

The European Commission and Europa Nostra announced the winners of the European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage/Europa Nostra Awards for 2015. Three of which were awarded to Greece. The awards were given to Antouaniko Mansion in Chios, the restoration of...

Tatoi Estate among 7 Most Endangered

The Greek former royal residence in Tatoi is among the 14 monuments that joined the short list and that claim to be included in the final catalog with the seven most endangered monuments and sites in Europe. This catalog is...

Europa Nostra Awards Ancient Wall of Nisyros Island

Europa Nostra announced their decision to award officials of Nisyros for their significant work on preserving the ancient walls of Nisyros, dating back to classical times. According to the European conservation movement, islanders managed to turn the ancient city...

National Technical University of Athens Wins Cultural Heritage/Europa Nostra Prize

On June 1, the EU prize for Cultural Heritage/Europa Nostra was awarded. The ceremony took place in Lisbon, Portugal, with Greek-Cypriot Commissioner Androula Vassiliou announcing the six winners. Among them, there was one Greek project from the Architect School...

Silk Museum of Soufli Earns Universal Distinction

The Soufli Silk Museum belongs to the museum network of the Piraeus Bank Cultural Institution. For the very first time, the commission Europa Nostra awarded a Greek museum, in the category of "Special Services." Europa Nostra is a European organization which...