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Evia delicacies at mini food expo at Syntagma metro Jan 6-8

Locally produced food delicacies from the northern section of the island of Evia will be on show at the Syntagma metro station exhibition hall in downtown Athens from Friday to Sunday, January 6-8, 2023. The three-day mini food expo aims to showcase to Athenians the broad selection of foods produced …

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Cycladic Art Figurines from controversial Stern Collection in Athens exhibition from Nov 3

Ten Early Cycladic figurines of the Leonard Stern Collection will be shown at the Museum of Cycladic Art from November 3, 2022 to October 31, 2023, as part of an agreement by the Greek Ministry of Culture, the Museum, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.   The …

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Faliron Necropolis findings exhibited at Archaeological Museum of Piraeus

“Faliron: Between Two Worlds”, an exhibition showcases some of the most important findings from the salvage excavation the Faliron Necropolis, in the Delta of Faliron Bay, south of Athens, was inaugurated at the Archaeological Museum of Piraeus the weekend. The salvage excavation on the site where the Stavros Niarchos Foundation …

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“She’s gone:” Exhibition protesting Violence against Women in Athens

Τhe international exhibition ‘She’s Gone-“For An Empty Shirt”‘ will be inaugurated at the Michael Cacoyannis Foundation (MCF) on November 25, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. In Athens, the touring exhibition is co-organized by the Israeli Embassy in Greece and MCF. The exhibition was first launched in …

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Εxhibition in National Garden marks anniversary of Greek Revolution of 1821

An outdoor exhibition on the 200 years since the Greek Revolution of 1821 is being displayed in the National Garden in the center of Athens, next to the Parliament. The exhibition gas been organized by the National Historical Museum, the Sylvia Ioannou Foundation and the Municipality of Athens. The exhibition, …

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Mt Athos treasures on digital interactive exhibition at Athens Concert Hall

A digital interactive exhibition of rarely seen codexes, documents and objects kept in Mt. Athos, the all-male monastic community of northern Greece, is opening to the public on Friday, October 16, at the Athens Concert Hall. The exhibition “Passage into the Light”, will include digitized objects that span a thousand …

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The Hour of Greece: Historic exhibition in Athens on OXI Day occassion

On the occasion of this year’s celebration of Ohi Day, Hellenic American University | Ηellenic American College and the Greek America Foundation, in collaboration with the General State Archives οf Greece, are pleased to present the exhibition “The Hour of Greece”. The exhibition is held under the aegis of the …

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Banksy exhibition in Athens is not authorized, says street artist BANKSY

With a post on his official website, famous street artist Banksy said that the exhibition of his works in Athens is not authorized by him. Urging the public to “treat these exhibitions accordingly,” the artist writes: “Members of the public should be aware there has been a recent spate of …

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The World of Banksy: Exhibition with works of famous street artist in Athens

For the first time in Greece, all works of famous street artist Banksy are to be exhibited in Athens. The exhibition is scheduled from February 27h to March 26, 2019.  All exhibition profits will be donated to Amnesty International. Banksy is England-based street artist, vandal, political activist, and film director. …

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Greece 1954-1955: Robert McCabe Photo Exhibition in Athens

American photographer Robert McCabe loved Greece from the first time he visited it in the summer of 1954. The people, the monuments and the landscape drew his attention and fascinated the then 20-year-old student from Princeton University, who took advantage of every means of transport available to reach the most …

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Seres Meteorite: Its long journey from Serres to Vienna and Athens after 200 years

It was June 1818 when a 8.5-kg meteorite fell in the town of Serres as we know it today, in North Greece. The Seres meteorite that is also referred to as the ‘Macedonia’ and the ‘Serrai’ meteorite. It is the first and only documented meteorite to have fallen in Greece. …

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Artists in Crete: Exhibition opening and Workshop in Sivas Aug 3-12

The ‘Atelie’ artists workshop presents its inaugural painting and sculpture exhibition focused on works from a selection of Artists who live and work in Crete. The vernissage will be held on August 3rd from 7pm – 11pm in the Olive Oil workshop of Agia Marina in Sivas. (South Crete, en …

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Oenorama 2018: Wine Exhibition in downtown Athens, Mar 10-12

The most important wine appointment of Greece for consumers and professionals, Greeks and foreigners. Oenorama, the world’s leading Greek wine exhibition opens its gates to public,  hosting up to 250 wineries with more than 1,600 wines to taste. Once again, this year’s Oenorama is being held in the city centre, …

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Gods in Color : Did Ancient Greeks paint their statues in vibrant colors? (video)

Do we have a totally false perception abut the Ancient Greek World? Have we fallen victims to thousands of years of rain and decay that have washed out the vibrant colors of the statues of the antique leading us to the mistaken assumption that ancient Greek artists honored the Gods …

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Expressing Emotions: The wonderful world of Ancient Greece

A grieving father from Ancient Greece. He grieves eternally about the loss of his daughter and his grand child. A funerary stele from the 3rd century AD with an epigram for Zoe, daughter of Peneios. The grief of a father expressed in twenty lines. The text informs the antique and …

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Relics of St Helena and the Holy Cross arrive in Greece

For the first time, the holy relics of St Helena will be displayed in Athens together with a section of the Holy Cross. It is also the first time that holy relics leave the permanent residence in St Marcus Basilica n the Vatican Museums in Italy. This will be the …

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