For anyone heading to Athens, the Acropolis is a definite must-see. We have put together some interesting facts to shine even more light on this monument which is a universal symbol of civilisation and one of the greatest architectural complexes to ever be built.
During her visit to Australia this week, the Greek Culture Minister, Dr Lina Mendoni, is set to unveil the “Open Horizons: Ancient Greek Journeys and Connections” exhibition in Melbourne.
One of the greatest female figures of Greece in the 20th century, Melina Mercouri passed away on this day in 1994 at the age of 74. Here is her story.
In this final column for the year, Don Morgan Nielsen outlines a “radically generous” solution to this dispute and marks a temporary pause in this long conversation about the fate of the Parthenon Sculptures. We look forward to reconnecting with our readers next year!
British TV presenters have admitted that they received an “outpouring of love for the Geek Prime Minister” Kyriakos Mitsotakis after he appeared on popular UK breakfast show ‘Good Morning Britain.’
In this week’s Parthenon Report, Don Morgan Nielsen looks at examples of museums repatriating cultural artefacts to their country of origin after acknowledging questionable acquisition histories but also because they wish to demonstrate good will and greater cultural sensitivity.
“The obligation to return the Parthenon sculptures lies squarely with the UK government.” Greek PM Kriakos Mitsotakis calls for talks with the UK, offers to loan treasures to the British Museum in exchange for the Parthenon sculptures.