Urban Life

Elefsina, a “City of Contrasts,” Says Le Monde

Following years of neglect and deindustrialization, the city of Elefsina, Europe’s Capital of Culture for 2023, rises like a phoenix from the ashes.

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CULTURE & LIFESTYLE

New “Architectural Objects” by Polina Ellis

Athens based jewelry designer Polina Ellis presents her latest project “Architectural Objects,” inspired by ancient Greek mythology, design and symbolism.

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Events

Get into the Festive Spirit at the Acropolis Museum

For a full program of festive fun this Christmas, head to the Acropolis Museum for concerts, guided tours of the galleries, activities for the kids, and more!

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Events

Athens Christmas and New Year Festivities Announced

Starting with the lighting of the Christmas tree in Syntagma square tomorrow, the capital will celebrate the “season to be jolly” with plenty of parties, performances, and activities.

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Music

Technopolis Abuzz with Weekend Events

The acclaimed cultural hub in Gazi is hosting a smorgasbord of events this weekend, including the Vinyl Market, the MDA Bazaar and the Vegan Life Festival.

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Parthenon Marbles

International Meeting: Parthenon and Democracy

Greece's Ministry of Culture and the Acropolis Museum will host a symposium on the Parthenon, the symbol of world culture and democracy, on September 16.

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Produce

New Hellenic Center for Excellence in Health and Wellness Established on Crete

The Hellenic Center for Excellence in Health and Wellness is being set up to sponsor research and education on the healthy Cretan diet and lifestyle in Greece.

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Events

28 Greek Lighthouses to Open for the Public on August 21

Check out the full list of lighthouses to open on International Lighthouse Day here.

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