The International Olive Council (IOC) goes live with “The future of the olive sector” teleconference today.
A team of scientists has finally discovered the secret of the perfect acoustics of the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus.
Egyptian archaeologists have made a stunning discovery by unearthing yet another treasure trove of ancient coffins south of Cairo.
The long process of achieving UNESCO World Heritage status for Crete’s Minoan palatial centers may be a step closer to completion.
Today, the fate of some of the world’s most treasured Minoan landmarks is still mired in a European bureaucratic bog.
A pitched battle is being waged over the inclusion of ancient Minoan palaces as UNESCO World Heritage sites.
On the agenda of the 3rd UNWTO/UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture event held December 3-5, in Istanbul, Turkey, stakeholders discussed cultural tourism as fundamental for a sustainable future.
The Department of Antiquities and the Cyprus Tourism Organisation announce their participation in the “World Heritage Journeys”, developed by UNESCO in collaboration with National Geographic, for the creation, for the first time, of a web platform dedicated to the promotion of sustainable travel to some of the most remarkable World Heritage sites in Europe.
UNESCO has awarded historical monuments of the ancient capital of Georgia, Mtskheta special enhanced protections in light of armed conflict. The new status of three epic monuments there is seen as a plea from the UNESCO World Heritage for combatants to refrain from fighting in the areas where these monuments are found.
Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev just signed a decree aimed at improving the infrasturcture and preserving the cultural heritage of the Solovetsky Archipelago.
Last month Kraków was named a UNESCO City of Literature, only the 7th city to hold the prestigious title along with Edinburgh, Melbourne, Iowa City, Dublin, Reykjavík, and Norwich in England.
There are few travelers to Poland that won’t have come across the local variety of vodka, Zubrowka, at least once on their travels. Zubrowka is memorable not just because of its potency
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.
CNN will highlight politics, culture, and business in Ukraine in the new series, Eye On Ukraine (a feature in CNN’s international Eye On programming). The new attention comes on the heels of CNN reporter, Max Foster’s coverage of the June 2012 European Football Championship, which took place in Ukraine.
UNESCO are threatening to take action in Bulgaria over controversial plans to expand the Bansko Ski Zone, site of last month’s Audi FiS Alpine World Cup, into protected lands.