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Iconic Dromeas to fall victim of “cultural exchange” between Athens and Skopje?

The iconic glass sculpture of Dromeas, the Runner, is to fall victim of a so-called cultural exchange between Athens and Skopje. Its creator, sculptor Costas Varotsos denounced that the Greek Culture Ministry plans to send Dromeas to Skopje and receive, instead, one of the many sculptures of Alexander the Great …

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Is Greece considering to lease archaeological sites and museums for utilization?

Suspicion is near, Greece is considering to lease archaeological sites and museums for utilization in order to “maintain our cultural heritage,” as Culture Minister Mirsini Zorba said on Thursday criticizing the 24-hour strike launched by archaeologists, Culture Ministry staff, sites and museums guards. Hundreds of tourists climbed to Acropolis of …

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“I’m happy to be alive,” says Greek director Costa Gavras on the news of his “death”

Greek and international media including news agencies like Associated Press and mainstream media like NY Times fell victim of a hoax claiming that prominent Greek film director Costa Gavras had died. The hoax was posted on social media on Thursday afternoon. “I am happy to be alive,” prominent Greek director …

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