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Priceless Ancient Greek Artifacts in Ukraine “Looted by Russia”

Officials in Ukraine say that Russia has looted a number of museums and has removed valuable exhibits, including ancient Greek gold artifacts given by the Greeks to the Scythians. The Scythians were a nomadic people that founded a rich, powerful...

Greece Nominates Zagori for UNESCO Cultural Landscape Status

Greece has nominated the region of Zagori, in Epirus to be designated by UNESCO as a world cultural landscape on Wednesday. Zagori is an awe-inspiring natural landscape with an incredibly well-preserved network of 46 villages, featuring national parks, a monastery,...

Greece to Mark 100th Anniversary of the Asia Minor Catastrophe

The Ministry of Culture in Greece announced on Monday that it will dedicate 2022 to the anniversary of the Asia Minor Catastrophe and to the promotion of the memory and identity of the refugee communities. Under the "All Greece one...

Rare Icons Stolen from Greek Monastery Repatriated from Germany

Greek authorities reclaimed earlier in the week two rare icons that were stolen from a monastery in northern Greece and illicitly exported to Germany. Greek authorities took possession of the icons, dating back to the 18th century and which depict...

Greece to Found New School for Construction of Iconic Kaiki Boats

The Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports is implementing a comprehensive plan for the preservation of Greece's traditional boats, or Kaiki.

Greece Offers Restoration Expertise to Lebanon for Monuments Destroyed in Explosion

  The Culture and Sports Ministry of Greece has offered Lebanon help with the necessary restoration work in museums and monuments in their capital city of Beirut following last week's deadly explosion at the port, according to a statement released...

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...

Ancient Theater of Sparta to be Restored

An important but neglected ancient theater is being restored and given to the public thanks to a partnership between private and governmental services.. With the help of the association DIAZOMA and a sponsorship by Niarchos Foundation, the study for the...