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Banksy Sells Art Made by Refugees in Greece

The elusive artist called Banksy set up a shop in south London earlier this week, featuring among other items, welcome mats made by migrants who are living in Greek camps. Banksy announced that he was going to sell products online...

Piraeus Bank Takes Part in London Conference on New Era in Greek Economy

Piraeus Bank participated in a conference called ''The New Era of the Greek Financial Sector,'' which took place on September 24, concurrent with the international conference "Sibos 2019," now underway in London, England. The event was presented under the auspices...

Greek Culture Minister Mendoni Slams British Museum Over Parthenon Gallery's Condition

Lina Mendoni, Greece's Minister of Culture and Sports, issued a statement on Wednesday morning regarding the condition of the British Museum gallery which houses the Parthenon sculptures. "The situation, as presented in photographs published in the press today, is very frustrating...

Greece's Michalentzakis Wins Gold in World Para Swimming Championships

Greece's Paralympic swimmer Demosthenes (Dimos) Michalentzakis won the gold medal in the ''S8'' freestyle final on Monday evening during London's World Para Swimming Championships 2019. The 20-year old Greek Paralympic champion from Alexandroupolis managed to finish first with 57.69 seconds,...

We Decide About the Parthenon Sculptures, Not the UK Government, Says British Museum

The British Museum made a statement on Monday regarding the issue of the Parthenon sculptures and their potential transfer, as a loan, to Greece in 2021. Responding to a question made by Greece's SKAI TV station, the British Museum said...

Greek Extra Virgin Olive Oils Capture 134 Awards in London

Although Greek olive farmers faced difficulties due to pests and extreme weather in the past harvest year, many producers that worked hard to compensate for those problems succeeded in making excellent extra virgin olive oil. As a result, Greeks...

Archbishop Nikitas Enthroned in London

Archbishop Nikitas of Thyateira and Great Britain was enthroned as the Head of the Greek Orthodox Church in London on Saturday. Hundreds of faithful Orthodox Christians and prominent members of the Greek and Cypriot communities in the UK gathered on...

London’s Tate Modern to Host Exhibition of Greek Artist Takis (video)

An exhibition of Greek artist Takis' most prominent works will kick off on July 3rd at the Tate Modern Institute in London. The exhibition will last until October 29th and will host some of the most important and intriguing artworks...

Greek Artist Sings for Parthenon Marbles’ Return in British Museum Protest

London-based Greek singer and songwriter Hellena performed her latest composition, “The Parthenon Marbles – Bring Them Back” in a protest at the British Museum on Thursday afternoon, the Athens-Macedonia News Agency (ANA-MPA) has reported. The artist performed the song 10...

1943 Letter Reveals British Museum Trustee Wanted to Return Parthenon Marbles to Greece

Greece's Ta Nea newspaper published on Friday an explosive two-page letter written by British art historian Kenneth Clark dating back to 1943. The heretofore unknown letter portrays the famous art historian's strong desire to return the Parthenon Marbles to the city...