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New Music Video Showcases Stunning Beauty of Greece's Meteora

A marvelous music video was filmed a few days before the second national lockdown in Greece's Meteora, to become the country's first entry on a global cultural digital map named ''O-city'', currently under development by 13 organizations and universities...

Greece Showcases Ancient Cultural Heritage in New Video

The Greek Ministry of Culture released a video of some of the most important archaeological sites as the country opens its ancient cultural heritage next Monday, May 18. Beginning on that day, fortunate visitors will again be free to marvel...

Heraklion, Crete to Offer Free Tours to Every Visitor

The authorities of Heraklion, the capital city of Crete, announced recently that their municipality will soon be offering free tours to all its visitors. The authorities said that they want to offer to both Greek and foreign visitors to the city...

Greek Landmarks Switch Off Lights to Mark ''Earth Hour'' 2019

The lights of the Acropolis Hill and the Parthenon, as well as of other Greek landmarks went out on Saturday night to mark ''Earth Hour'' 2019. Monuments and public buildings around the world switched their lights off during the established...

Turkish Occupation Continues to Erase Cyprus' Heritage

Since the military invasion of Cyprus by the Turkish army during the summer of 1974, countless reports have been published about the atrocities the Turkish invaders committed on the beautiful Mediterranean island. But less known is the continuous effort by...

Earthquake Damaged Kos Sites and Monuments, Archaeological Service Reports

There has been damage to monuments and archaeological sites on Kos as a result of the strong earthquake that shook the island in the early hours of Friday morning, a team of archaeological service experts sent by the culture...

April 18: Free Entrance to Monuments, Archaeological Sites

There will be free entrance to all monuments and archaeological sites in Greece on Monday, April 18, to mark International Day of Monuments and Sites. The measure applies to all sites and monuments except those that are normally closed...

Cyprus' Political Parties in Turkish-Occupied Famagusta

Greek-Cypriot and Turkish-Cypriot party representatives will visit monuments of high historical importance in Turkish-occupied Famagusta on June 17 to demonstrate their public support for the conservation of cultural heritage in Cyprus. The visit in Famagusta is organized by the Embassy of Slovakia...