Pergamon Altar Closed to Visitors for Three Years Due to Renovations

The Great Altar of Pergamon, a sculpted frieze dating from the 2nd century BC and one of Berlin's top tourist attractions, will be closed...

Berlin Worries Over Funding of Branch of Hellenic Foundation for Culture

The director of the Branch of the Hellenic Foundation for Culture in Berlin, Eleftherios Oikonomou, expressed his worries over the functioning of the Hellenic...

Hellenic German Forum on Tourism To Reinforce Investments in Greece

Greek Deputy Culture and Tourism Minister Giorgos Nikitiadis coordinated the Hellenic German Forum on tourism held on Monday at the German Bundestag in Berlin. The...

Five-Star Hotel Built Among Ruins of Ancient Byzantine Palace

A five-star hotel has been constructed in the Sultanahmet district of Istanbul, amid the ruins of an ancient Byzantine palace. According to the Turkish newspaper...

Austrian Paper Decries Measures Imposed on Greece by European Governments

The editors of an article on the Austrian paper 'Profil', Guenter Mueller and Robert Treichler, pose a simple question to the European Governments: "if...

Poetry Competition in Russia Dedicated to Greece

A poetry competition dedicated to the historic Greek homeland is being organized by the SAE Region of former USSR countries, within the context of...

Greek-Irish Model Georgia Salpa Participates in UK Celebrity Big Brother 2012

Georgia Salpa is a Greek-Irish model recognised as Ireland's premier glamour model. Recently she participated in the Channel 5 show Celebrity Big Brother in...

Meeting For Promotion Of Greek-Turkish Financial Relations

A meeting was held on Thursday between the Deputy Tourism and Culture Minister of Greece, Giorgos Nikitiadis and the Chairman of Izmir Chamber of...

Byzantine Necropolis At the Mercy of Treasure Hunters

Treasure hunters have plundered two historic Byzantine sites in Istanbul, apparently due to the lack of preventative measures to protect them. Two historic sites, the...

King’s College Holds Book Launch for Tome on Greek Cinema

Co-edited by Dr. Lydia Papadimitriou (Film Studies, Liverpool John Moores University) and Dr. Yannis Tzioumakis (Communications and Media, University of Liverpool), the first collection...