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Greek Australians Lead Way in Demanding Return of Parthenon Sculptures

The nation of Australia has taken steps to intensify the international pressure placed on Great Britain to return the priceless Parthenon Sculptures back to Greece from the British Museum in London. Choosing to speak out on May 21, the World...

Van Gogh, Picasso, and El Greco Masterpieces Find New Home in Athens

A new museum displaying international contemporary and modern art will soon open its doors in the heart of Athens. Opening on Wednesday, October 2, after twenty-six years of planning, the time has finally come for the long-awaited opening of the...

Cyprus’ Ayia Napa To Create Mediterranean’s First Underwater Museum

Ayia Napa, Cyprus' most popular tourist destination, is set to have the first-ever underwater museum in the Mediterranean, soon to be created off the island's Pernera Beach. On Friday, June 14, the mayor of Ayia Napa, along with Cypriot authorities and...

Project ART.Reef: An Underwater Museum for the Pagasetic Gulf

The scientific team of the Ichthyology and Aquatic Environment Department of the University of Thessaly is aiming to create a museum of underwater sculptures at the bottom of the Pagasetic Gulf (Project ART.Reef ). Project ART.Reef is an ambitious research project,...

Athens Mayor to Remove City Statues for their Own Protection

Athens Mayor George Kaminis announced his decision to move statues from central areas where vandalism is rife.The services of the Municipality of Athens on Thursday announced that they have already pinpointed 49 statues that are safe and are examining...

Website Gives Info on All Athens Sculptures

A new website created by activist group "atenistas" provides information on all sculptures that can be found in public spaces in Athens. The aim of the athenssculptures.com website is to give visitors information such as the history of the sculpture, the...