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Greek Federation of Handicap opposes Acropolis cement paths

Member of the National Federation of the Physically Handicapped (EOKA), Korina Theodorakaki, has strongly strongly criticized the Culture Ministry to create concrete paths for people with disabilities in the archaeological site of the Acropolis. “We, as the National Federation of the Physically Handicapped, have been asking for a chain of …

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Tragedy off Acropolis: Woman dies after fall; Spanish tourist or Athenian resident?

A young woman, allegedly a tourist, died after she fell 20 meters off the rock of Areios Pagos, north-west of the Acropolis of Athens short after noon on Tuesday. The woman estimated in her 30’s was unconscious when the fire service and an ambulance arrived, and did not respond to …

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Greece grants DIOR permission for photo shoots, fashion show on Acropolis, major archaeological sites

Τhe Central Archaeological Council (CAC) unanimously granted permission to Fashion house DIOR for photo shooting and filming at major archaeological sites such as the Acropolis, the Herodes Atticus Odeon, the Ancient Roman market, the Temple of Poseidon at Sounio and the Temple of Zeus in Nemea. Only photo shoots are …

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DIOR to present its Cruise collection in Athens, pay tribute to Acropolis photoshoot

DIOR will organize fashion show in Athens on June 17, the French luxury fashion house  announced on Friday. It will present its newest “Cruise” collection and pay a tribute to the iconic photo shooting on the Acropolis 70 years ago. “The House has chosen Athens, an exceptional destination – the …

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Acropolis and monuments get new light – Live streaming Sept 30

The Sacred Rock of Acropolis is getting a new illumination system that will upgrade its uniqueness to a new spectacular event. The official opening of the illumination of the Acropolis will take place at 20:00 on Wednesday, September 30, 2020, and will be live streaming. According to a statement issued …

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New Culture Minister appoint doctor at the Acropolis archaeological site

Finally a doctor has been assigned to the archaeological site of Acropolis in Athens. The assignment is the first act by new Culture & Sports Minister Lina Mendoni and thus at a time when a heat wave is striking the Greek capital. Mendoni. The appointment was possible with just a …

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Father carries son up to Acropolis due to damaged wheelchair lift

It needed the tears of a 12-year-old school boy to draw attention to a problem that again sheds bad light to Greece: The platform lift for the transfer of wheelchairs up to the Acropolis has been out of order for several months. The wheel-chair-bound school boy was shocked to realize …

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AMBER ALERT: 12-year-old boy missing from Acropolis found safe

AMBER ALERT: The 12-year-old boy that was missing from the area of Acropolis, Athens, has been found on Tuesday, 3. July 2018. According to an announcement by Greek children charity To Xamogelo toy Paidioy (Child’s smile) Christian-Kostas Lintquist was found in the area of Egaleo, a suburb of Piraeus/West Athens. …

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August full moon: Greece’s archaeological sites, museums free of charge

120 archaeological sites and museums across Greece will open their gates free of charge so that the public can enjoy the August full moon. At the same time a series of cultural events are scheduled August 20-25, 2021. Music concerts, theatrical performances, dance performances, poetry recitations, documentary screenings, art exhibitions, …

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Severe Weather: CP recommendations to islands residents in East Aegean

Greece’s Civil Protections has issued a “strong recommendation” warning for the residents of four islands regional units in the Eastern Aegean Sea due to weather change with heavy rainfalls, thunderstorms and stormy winds. The warning issued late on Thursday refers to the Regional Units of the islands: Ikaria, Samos, Lesvos …

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“Medea and other friends I met in Athens”: Unique ancient theater in English

For the second year in a row, a unique performance of ancient Greek theatre -with a twist – helps travellers in Athens to complete their experience of Greece. Right, under the Acropolis. The performance “Medea are other friends I made in Athens” is in English. It is “the funniest 60 …

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