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Ancient Nemea to be awarded EU Heritage Label

The archaeological site of the Ancient Nemea will become the second heritage attraction in Greece to be awarded the EU’s Heritage Label, the Culture Ministry announced on Friday. The award ceremony will take place on June 13 in Brussels. Located near the city of Corinth in Peloponnese, Nemea is steeped …

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Early Mycenaean Chamber Tomb with grave gifts excavated in Nemea (picts)

An unplundered chamber tomb, one of the largest in the area, was discovered in the archaeological excavation at the Mycenaean cemetery at Aidonia in Nemea in the Prefecture of Corinth. The tomb is from the Early Mycenaean period – about 1650-1400 BC – and is one of the largest in …

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Tsamiko: A dance for the brave even if they’re priests (video)

The town of Nemea in North Peloponnese organized an event for Voluntary Blood Donation. The event was a success, the organizers were happy and the blood donors pleased to have done a good deed. Nurses, doctors, syringes and cotton pads were soon replaced with music instruments, while  local singer, Filio …

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