Heritage

The Unique Customs of Six Greek Islands to be Preserved

Six traditional practices and customs from the Greek islands have been officially registered on the country’s National Index of Intangible Cultural Heritage.

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Preserving the Centuries-Old Fishing Heritage of the Messolongi-Aitoliko Lagoons

The traditional fishing practices in the Messolongi-Aitoliko lagoons of western Greece have been registered on the National Index of Intangible Cultural Heritage.

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Sports

Olympic Truce Declaration Signed in Ancient Olympia

Ahead of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing, the Mayors of Ancient Olympia, Ilida and Sparta gathered to sign the historic Olympic Truce.

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Olympic Flame Lit for the Beijing Winter Games 2022

The Lighting of the Olympic Flame for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games took place on Monday morning at Ancient Olympia.

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The Former Royal Estate at Tatoi: More Than Just Objects

As the Culture Ministry takes stock of recent fire damage at Tatoi, questions need to be asked about how a proposed museum can accurately portray history.

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Heritage

Greece Helping to Protect Afghanistan’s Cultural Heritage

The Greek Ministry of Culture is lending its support to the protection of the National Museum of Afghanistan and thousands of treasures from ancient Bactria.

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Heritage

Rare Treasures of the Tatoi Wine Cellar are Revealed

Among the thousands of rare objects preserved at the former royal estate of Tatoi, a large collection of historic wines and spirits is of particular scientific and cultural value.

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Heritage

Restoration Earthworks Continue at the Amphipolis Tomb

The Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports has carried out an assessment of the earthworks for the restoration of the famous Kasta Tomb in Amphipolis.

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