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The National Museum of Contemporary Art in Athens opens its doors

The National Museum of Contemporary Art Athens (EMST) opens its doors on February 28, ready to welcome the public with its permanent collection on view, its exhibitions and activities. The Museum’s official inauguration will take place in April, Greece’s Culture Minister Lina Mendoni said on Monday. It took 10 years since EMST first opened…

Athens graffiti and posters removal initiative underway

The Municipality of Athens published the results on Monday of an ambitious initiative seeking to restore the natural view of buildings located in the historical centre of the city. The plan has already carried out the progressive removal of…

History War Museum οpens on Zakynthos

The “History War Museum Anastasios Liaskos” on the Ionian island of Zakynthos, recently held its official opening ceremony in the presence of state and local officials.

Athens bookstore opens chinese section, plans 500 titles

With Chinese companies eyeing taking over more businesses in Greece, and Chinese tourists making beelines to the country and growing cultural links, a Greek bookstore chain is opening a special Chinese section in one of its Athens stores.

Events at the Acropolis Museum

The Acropolis Museum holds special events throughout the summer to enhance your experience of visiting the museum. Free guided tours, musical interludes and important archaeological artefacts on display on a temporary basis. See what’s on…

UNESCO weighs in on controversy over Hagia Sophia

In response to the intention announced this week by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to turn the Hagia Sophia monument – originally a Byzantine Christian cathedral and now a museum – into a mosque after his country’s local elections…

Greek singers performing in Athens

The winter residencies are in full swing with some big name performers taking up a weekly spots in Athens’ biggest clubs and venues. Greek music lovers will be thrilled to see their favourite singers every week on intimate stages with the…