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Santorini Excavation Brings to Light Impressive New Findings

The Minoan Bronze Age site of Akrotiri on the Greek island of Santorini has produced new marble and clay finds including a 3,600-year-old marble figurine of a woman, the Greek culture ministry announced last week.

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Meet Market

Their statement: The Meet Market exists because of a surplus of impressive ideas, initiatives and efforts that are all around us. Essentially, what we strive to do is celebrate this abundance of entrepreneurship, and reinforce the idea that we can sustain ourselves through alternative, independent pursuits.
On October 20 & October 21

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«Greece’s First Vegan Souvlaki Spot»

An article by Culinary Backstreet Athens!

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Unlooted Ancient Tomb Found in Mycenae

Archaeologists have discovered an unlooted chamber tomb, one of the largest in the Mycenaean cemetery at Aidonia, Nemea, with many ancient artefacts.

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Ancient Delos’ Theater Reopens For Second Time in 2,100 Years For An Opera Performance

The new one-act opera “Hera” with music by Theo Abazis and a libretto by Elsa Andrianou is to be performed in the archaeological site on the island of Delos on October 6-7, bringing its ancient theater to life for only the second time in 2,100 years.

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10th Aegina Pistachio Festival

The Aegina Fistiki Fest will take place for the 10th consecutive year on 13-16 September 2018.

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New Archaeological Museum of Pylos Opens to the Public

  The Archaeological Museum of Pylos, recently relocated to the Niokastro Fortress, is now open to the public exhibiting finds from the wider Messinia region in the Peloponnese. Inaugurated by Alternate Culture Minister Kostas Stratis over the weekend, the museum, currently housed in Niokastro’s renovated Maizonos building, “will serve as a multipurpose cultural space that […]

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Greek Museum, Site E-ticket System Gaining Ground

  The newly launched e-ticket currently applicable at museums and sites across Greece is gaining ground, according to the Archaeological Resources Fund (TAP), which will have its own stand at the 83rd Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) next month to further promote the system. The e-ticket, initially launched as a pilot program in June, is currently in use […]

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Book Presentation by George Zangalis

«Ode to Mother, to my mother, the other Eleni», a book presentation by George Zangalis, at the Athens Centre, on Thursday, September 13, 7.00 pm

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Book presentation by Sofka Zinovieff

Sofka Zinovieff will be talking about »Putney», her latest novel (Bloomsbury 2018 and HarperCollins US). At the Athens Centre on Wednesday September 19th, at 7pm.

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