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Christmas celebrations at the National Observatory of Athens

The National Observatory of Athens (NOA) Visitor Centre in Thissio will host a series of events addressed to adults and children alike over the Christmas period

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The Athens Centre Newsletter

Read about our activities and news – December 2018 Newsletter

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Christmas in Athens!

Holiday season festivities guide: Celebrating Christmas in Athens

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Opera Nights | Athens | Thursdays to December 27

The beautiful Hotel Grande Bretagne opens its Winter Garden City Lounge to opera aficionados every Thursday through December 27.

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Rich, Ancient City Is Unearthed in Greece

Archaeologists exploring Tenea, which is thought to have been founded by the Trojans, have discovered tombs, coins and urns, among other items, in and around the site.

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Restoring The Parthenon: Impressive Scenes From The Symbol of Western Civilization

The restoration of the Parthenon, the global symbol of Western Democracy and civilization as well as Greece’s most famous monument is not something new. It dates decades back, from the very beginning of the newly established Greek state in 1830.

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The Greeks really do have near-mythical origins, ancient DNA reveals

Now, ancient DNA suggests that living Greeks are indeed the descendants of Mycenaeans, with only a small proportion of DNA from later migrations to Greece. And the Mycenaeans themselves were closely related to the earlier Minoans, the study reveals, another great civilization that flourished on the island of Crete from 2600 B.C.E. to 1400 B.C.E. (named for the mythical King Minos).

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Athens Authentic Marathon 2018

36th Athens “Authentic” Marathon!

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Open Cellars in Greece for Wine Tourism Day

Greek wine producers and their cellars will be open to the wine-loving public on Sunday, November 11, marking European Wine Tourism Day.

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Athens: European Capital of Innovation 2018

The European Commission awarded Athens the title of the European Capital of Innovation 2018, in recognition of the city’s use of innovation to overcome the recent economic and social crisis.

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