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Guardian: ‘Despite the Recession, Greeks Still Light the Olympic Flame’

"Despite the disintegration of their politics and economy, the Greeks can still light and nurture the Olympic flame," begins journalist Henry Porter of The Observer in his article, "The Greeks gave us the Olympics. Let them have their marbles." He comments...

Solidarity Placard for Greeks Inside the British Museum

For years, the British Museum has been a sort of guest room for the Parthenon Marbles. Hundreds of tourists visit the Greek sculptures, despite the fact that they are many miles away from their birthplace. Members of the Coalition of Resistance, President...

Greek Australians Will Visit London to Ask For Restitution of Parthenon Marbles

British actor Stephen Fry called on the British government for the return of the Parthenon marbles to Greece. Now the Greek Diaspora in Australia has also decided to exert pressure on English officials for the same reason. The Greek campaigners...

British Actor Stephen Fry Calls For Return of Parthenon Marbles

Stephen Fry lends his support to Greek requests to return Parthenon marbles to Athens, stating that the London 2012 Olympics are an opportunity to "redress a great wrong," in an interview he gave with the British newspaper The Guardian. The...

21 Documents About the Return of the Parthenon Marbles Revealed after 200 Years

Since its establishment in 1821, the Greek state has declared its intentions to return to Athens the sculptures from the Parthenon held by the British Museum. This is what twenty-one documents, under the title “The Acropolis of Athens”, revealing...

Metope Of The Annunciation To Be Exhibited At The Acropolis Museum

The 32nd metope of the Annunciation, that has been removed from the Parthenon temple atop the Athens Acropolis for conservation, will be exhibited at the Acropolis Museum of Athens on the 25th of March. The 32nd metope from the southwestern...

Greek-Australian Artists Join Parthenon Marbles Restitution Campaign

Poppy Papantoniou and Nikos Bonovas, two talented artists in the Greek-Australian community, have decided to support the Campaign for the Restitution of the Parthenon Marbles in a unique way. Each one of them will offer 2 artworks, inspired by the...

Ares Kalogeropoulos’ Video on the Return of the Parthenon Marbles

Conductor and photographer Ares Kalogeropoulos launched a campaign aiming at bringing back to the spotlight the long awaited return of the Parthenon marbles to Greece. Kalogeropoulos, who lives and works in Oldenburg of Northern Germany, has employed his imagination and...

Stephen Fry Supports the Return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece

Stephen Fry is known for his philhellenic ideas. His latest demonstration of those was his December 19 article, in which he asked from the British PM to return the Parthenon Marbles to their rightful owner: Greece. Fry begins his article...

3rd International "Nostos" Award Ceremony for The Parthenon Marbles Competition

The forcible removal of the Parthenon Marbles from the Acropolis, and the petition to return the Marbles to Greece, inspired hundreds of professional and amateur writers from all over the world, who entered the international literary competition titled “The...