The reconstruction of the Plaka Bridge, washed away by a flash flood in 2015, is awarded a European Heritage Awards/ Europa Nostra Award.
Greece’s Ministry of Culture has announced the Summer hours for archaeological sites and museums across the country.
According to the European voice of civil society, Europa Nostra, several Greek islands are in danger of losing their cultural heritage.
We were amazed to discover this story on Protothema of the oldest song in the world, and how it’s a song we can actually listen to.
Greece’s Culture Minister Lina Mendoni announced last week the inclusion of 16 new elements to Greece’s National Directory of Intangible Cultural Heritage.
Minister Lina Mendoni has announced a plan for the support of artists affected by the restriction measures during the coronavirus pandemic.
Greece takes the opportunity during US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo’s Athens visit, to pursue boosting bilateral cooperation in culture.
Greece’s Ministry of Culture has announced what’s being called a “monumental find,” as excavators unearth a site identified as the fabled city of Tenea in southern Greece.
Coming up Sunday the 23rd and Monday the 24th of September, the Municipality of Platanias, under the auspices of the Region of Crete, will present the 8th Annual Festival “Tourism, Land, and Culture.”
Last Friday a program of cooperation between the ministries of culture of Armenia and the Russian Federation was penned at Armenia’s Ministry of Culture in Yerevan. Armenia’s Minister of Culture, Hasmik Poghosyan (at left) and Russian Federation Minister Andrei Busygin appeared for the press at the announcement.
As the European Capital of Culture (ECOC) is a European initiative, the Košice project aims to foster though creative cultural and economic initiatives. The Košice staff motto is: “We support creativity.” Košice, a city already known for its rich history and developed industry, plans to “also become the centre of creativity and a new future for young, creative people who wish to live and work in our city, which is their home.” The city established the non-profit organization, Košice – European Capital of Culture 2013.
What does this city offer beyond the attraction of stag parties? The answer is a huge amount of culture and a fascinating history.
In news from Slovenia’s Tourism Board, the town of Maribor, in cooperation with other municipalities, are all set for an exuberant opening weekend as the European Capital of Culture, January 14th and 15th, 2012. Slovenia was recently honored at the World Travel Market in London as well.
Explore some alternative attractions in Mexico (other than its beaches) including its art, the not-at-all macabre museum of Death, and culture of celebrating life.
If you want to experience Croatia first hand, this fishermen village is the ideal destination.