Today, the fate of some of the world’s most treasured Minoan landmarks is still mired in a European bureaucratic bog.
Not all European Union initiatives are well thought out. An EU-funded program created back in the 1980s to get Greek fishermen to scrap their traditional fishing boats (“kaikia”) now threatens Greece’s seafaring heritage. Organizations pitted against the destruction have launched the #savekaikia movement to save this irreplaceable fleet. According to the news from the South Aegean […]
In a recent Athens meet-up decision makers discussed the further promotion, maintenance, and protection of the great cultural heritage of Crete’s Lassithi Plateau. The focus of the meeting was on Dictaean Cave, as well as other prominent Lassithi cultural sites, and a coming visit by the Minister of Culture of Greece to Crete.