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Council of Europe condemns Hagia Sophia conversion from museum to mosque

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) on Friday condemned Turkey’s July 13 unilateral decision to change the status of the UNESCO-protected World Heritage Site of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul from a museum to a mosque. PACE’s Committee on Culture, Science, Education & Media also adopted a written declaration, which says…

Greece distinguished at World Travel Awards 2020

The Ministry of Tourism and the Greek National Tourist Organisation (GNTO) were together awarded as the World’s Leading Tourist Board at the World Travel Awards (WTA) 2020. This year, due to the health restrictions, the WTA was held…

The 4th WIFT GR 50/50 EQUALITY IN CINEMA starts today

The 4th WIFT GR 50/50 EQUALITY IN CINEMA festival will take place with support of the Ministry of Culture and Sports, and under the auspices of the General Secretariat for Family Policy and Gender Equality, on 25-29 November 2020, on…

The 17th Thessaloniki Book Fair Goes Digital

The Thessaloniki International Book Fair is the most important yearly event of the field organised in Greece and has become a reference point for all readers and bibliophiles. Due to  the COVID-19 pandemic the 2020 edition of the…