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Museum attendance in Greece plummets

Museum attendance in Greece plummets

Visitors to Greece’s museums dropped by 97% in June this year. The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) announced the data last week. It is recalled as a precautionary measure to help control the…

Greece’s Full Moon Festival 2020

Greece’s Full Moon Festival 2020

Anyone lucky enough to be in Greece at the moment, must enjoy the August Full Moon events. On August 3, seventy-seven archaeological sites, monuments and museums across Greece will host free cultural events.…

'All of Greece, one Culture' kicks off this weekend

‘All of Greece, one Culture’ kicks off this weekend

“All of Greece, one Culture”, a series of contemporary cultural events will begin this weekend at archaeological sites and museums throughout Greece. The event celebrates Greek culture and seeks to combine the…

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Honorary citizen of Greece becomes a wax figure in Kavala

Museums across the country will reopen from next Monday, June 15, with strict safety measures in place. A wax museum in the northern Greek city of Kavala plans to celebrate its reopening with the…

Greece lifts more Covid-19 restrictions 2

Greece lifts more Covid-19 restrictions

Greece is getting ready to reopen even more. Phase 7 of the country’s plan starts on Saturday, allowing the resumption of dozens of entertainment and leisure activities. Greek Deputy Minister of Development and Investment, Nikos…

"All of Greece, one Culture"

Greece’s cultural calendar comes alive this summer

Greece’s Culture Minister Lina Mendoni on Monday announced that some 251 events and performances (not including the performances of the Athens and Epidaurus Festival) will take place in 111 archaeological sites and…

Museums in Athens worth visiting 4

Museums in Athens worth visiting

By Stamatina Mylonas Athens is often referred to by Greeks as the center of the world.  In ancient times, Athens was a meeting place for scholars, artists, and tradesmen alike.  As a…

August Full Moon events attracted over 100,000 visitors 9

August Full Moon events attracted over 100,000 visitors

The opening of archeological sites during the August full moon proved to be a great success with the public, according to the Ministry of Culture and Sport which announced more than 100,000…

Greek Museums & sites extend opening hours 11

Greek Museums & sites extend opening hours

The Greek Culture Ministry has announced that a number of state-run museums and archaeological sites in Greece have already extended their opening hours and will now be open longer periods for high summer…

Building activity down, cultural sector up 15

Building activity down, cultural sector up

Whilst the volume of private building activity fell by 25% according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority the tourism sector continues to experience growth with the statistical agency reporting significant growth. In its…

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