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The 30th Athens Classic Marathon will take place on November 11th, 2012. Registrations for runners and volunteers have already started.
The silver cup awarded to Greek runner Spiros Louis when he won the Marathon in the first modern Olympic Games in Athens in 1986 will be displayed at the new Acropolis Museum for a year, starting from September 2012.
For the first time after 30 years, the first floor in the Stoa of Attalos Museum in Thissio, Athens, opened to the public. Till now only the ground floor of the Stoa was working as a museum, but yesterday the first floor also opened.
Restoration works for three archaeological sites in Attica have been decided by the Greek Ministry of Culture: the temple of Poseidon in Sounion, the Sanctuary of Artemis in Vravrona and the Amphiareion in Oropos.
From March 2012 till May 2013, the Herakleidon Museum of Visual Arts in Thission presents an exhibition with works of M.C. Escher and V. Vasarely from its permanent collections.
A new periodical exhibition entitled "The Antikythera Wreck: the Ship, the Treasures, the Mechanism" will open in April 5th in the National Archaeological Museum. The exhibition will last for one year.
The travel guide of the American network CNN ranks "Cine Thission" in Athens at the top of the world's best movie theatres.
Over the last three years in Athens, the Meta-Action Voluntary Team has initiated the Carnival of Metaxourgio, with a large parade, gaitanaki, music and many interesting events.
The first Master Photography Workshop "Creative Photography and Fine Art" will take place from January 31st till February 11th, 2012, offered by NewSchool Athens Photography.
Three important pieces of art, including the only Picasso painting in Greece, were stolen last night, at the dawning of Monday, January 9th, from the National Gallery of Greece.
Straight from the Natural History Museum of London comes a special exhibition about the most famous creatures of all times, the Dinosaurs.
Recent excavations have brought to light ancient remains in the area of Kifisia, in the northern suburbs of Athens, and archaeologists estimate that those findings belong to the luxurious mansion of the Roman politician and benefactor Herodes Atticus, who had his summer house there.
Moisture and time are the key factors which have caused today severe damage to the Tower of Winds, one of the most important monuments of Ancient Greece.
The Athens Photo Festival 2011 is organized by the Hellenic Centre for Photography from November 2nd-15th. This year's program consists of various events that focus in quality and diversity.
This year, the most important festival for the Greek dairy products opens its doors in Peace & Friendship Stadium, in Piraeus, from October 21st to 23rd.