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Greek Minister of Culture On Parthenon Marbles and Greek Cultural Crisis

Costas Tzavaras, in an exclusive interview with the Greek Reporter talks about his new priorities as Minister of Culture, sends a message to attract foreign film productions to Greece and comments on Greece's new coalition government.  Costas Tzavaras assumed the...

UNESCO Conference on Antiquities Repatriation

UNESCO organized a conference on the  protection, theft and repatriation of antiquities all over the world which was held on June 19-22 at its office in Porto, Portugal. Greece was among the participants of the 3rd International Conference on Heritage...

Greek-Australians to File Appeal Against Britain for the Restoration of the Parthenon Marbles

In collaboration with special committees dedicated to the cause across the world, Greek-Australians are prepared to file a lawsuit against Great Britain with regards to the return of the Parthenon Marbles. Greeks of the Diaspora are trying hard to...

Debate On Parthenon Marbles in the UK

Do the Parthenon Marbles legally belong  to the British Museum? Would Greece be able to take care of them? Should we take them back? These two questions are the main inquiries of a debate that has taken place for...

Global Colloquy on Reunification of the Parthenon Marbles Convenes in London

Three organisations campaigning for the Parthenon Marbles, from the UK, USA and Australia, announced on May 23rd the launch of an international colloquy on “The Reunification of the Parthenon Marbles” to be held in London. The event is timed to coincide with the...

Opus Elgin Opera to Bring Light to Return of Parthenon Marbles

"Opus Elgin: The Destruction of the Parthenon," the opera's world premiere, will take place at Athens Concert Hall, Megaron Mousikis, May 29. This opera work is composed by Theodore Stathis, and renowned Peter Tiboris will be the musical director. The...

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...