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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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Athens Exhibition: “Maria Callas and La Scala”, Mar 10-May 2, 2011

That’s something for Maria Callas fans! An exhibition at Athens’ Megaron Musikis in cooperation with Milan’s “La Scala” will show to devoted fans of the greatest opera singer ever, rare robes worn by the Callas, photographs, object, videos and original recordings of her historical performances. This costume is from the Opera….??? …

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