Tag: Greek Culture Minister Lina Mendoni

Odysseas Elytis

A new house for the legacy of Nobel Prize-winning poet Odysseas Elytis

The works of Greek poet, painter, and 1979 Nobel Prize winner Odysseas Elytis have been analysed by art experts and curators all around the world, while his poems have been studied in Greek schools for decades. The Greek Ministry of Culture is creating a museum house in Plaka, Athens designed to look like Elytis’s real-life home to hold his paintings, poems, notebooks and personal belongings.

Museums in Greece

Museums in Greece cautiously reopen on Monday

Museums in Greece will reopen on Monday with strict measures in place. The Public National Health Organization (EODY) and the Ministry of Culture & Sports have collaborated extensively to ensure that a…


Reopening of the Acropolis makes World News

Greece is once again the talk of global media outlets, this time not for the successful management of the coronavirus pandemic, but on the occasion of the reopening of the archaeological sites,…

Greece showcases some of archaeological sites that will reopen on May 18 (VIDEO) 3

Greece showcases some of archaeological sites that will reopen on May 18 (VIDEO)

«Λίγο ακόμα/ θα ιδούμε τις αμυγδαλιές ν΄ ανθίζουν/ τα μάρμαρα να λάμπουν στον ήλιο/ τη θάλασσα να κυματίζει/ Λίγο ακόμα/ Να σηκωθούμε λίγο ψηλότερα…» Γιώργος Σεφέρης A little more / we’ll see the…

Ancient Olympia

Ancient Olympia to be showcased in new Microsoft app

Ancient Olympia, one of Greece’s most popular archaeological sites, will be introduced to people around the world via a new app to be designed and sponsored by Microsoft, reported GTP Headlines. Greece’s…

Greece’s archaeological sites

Greece’s archaeological sites to reopen as lockdown eases

Greece’s archaeological sites are scheduled to reopen to the public with new visitor rules on May 18, Greek Culture Minister Lina Mendoni announced, GTP Headlines reported. Since March 13, as a precautionary…


Acropolis upgrades to improve the visitor experience

The historical Acropolis in the Greek capital, is currently undergoing several safety improvements (with just a few delays), to enhance the visitor experience when the country’s archaeological site reopens within the coming…