Music

UNESCO Adds Rebetiko to its Intangible Cultural Heritage List

At its annual meeting this year, UNESCO recognized rebetiko, a musical genre that emerged in Greece in the early 20th century among poor urban communities.

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History

Amphipolis Tomb to be Open to Public in 2020, Minister Says

The minister said that European and Regional funds had already been earmarked for the project that is bound to become a major tourist draw in the region.

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Heritage

Elliniki Etairia: 45 years of Preserving Greek Heritage

From the quaint streets of Plaka to the landscape of Delphi, many of Greece's top destinations would be very different if it wasn't for the concerted action of ELLET.

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Heritage

Greek Ferries from 1945-1995

An exhibition in Syros will explore the history of passenger ships in Greece from WWII onwards providing a unique look at the vital sector.

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Heritage

The Fascinating Art and History of Athens’s First Cemetery in a New Guide Book

Not on many tourists' itineraries, the cemetery is a fascinating site, filled with beautiful monuments and the final resting place of many Greek luminaries.

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Heritage

Prespes Watermill Awarded
Europa Nostra Grand Prix Laureate

The Traditional Watermill in Agios Germanos was one of seven recipients of the cultural heritage prize

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Heritage

Scientists Use Software to Date 2,500-Year-Old Sapphic Poem

Sappho's Midnight Poem of Pleiades setting by midnight helps astronomers calculate date when it was written

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Heritage

Work to Start on the Zakynthos Shipwreck

The world-famous shipwreck is due a much-needed maintenance check

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