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30th Athens Classic Marathon

Nov 11, 2012 — Nov 11, 2012 • Attica, Athens
The 30th Athens Classic Marathon will take place on November 11th, 2012. Registrations for runners and volunteers have already started.
Posted on Aug 10, 2012 Category: Events

First Olympic cup in Acropolis Museum

• Attica, Athens
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.
Posted on Jul 20, 2012 Category: News

First floor of Attalos Museum opens to public

• Attica, Athens
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.
Posted on Jul 19, 2012 Category: News

Restoration works for three sites

• Attica, Athens
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.
Posted on Jun 05, 2012 Category: News

Art and Mathematics Exhibition in Thission

Mar 23, 2012 — May 31, 2013 • Attica, Athens
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.
Posted on May 03, 2012 Category: Events

New exhibition on the Antikythera Wreck

Apr 05, 2012 — Mar 31, 2013 • Attica, Athens
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.
Posted on Mar 08, 2012 Category: Events

Cine Thission best in the world by CNN

• Attica, Athens
The travel guide of the American network CNN ranks "Cine Thission" in Athens at the top of the world's best movie theatres.
Posted on Feb 22, 2012 Category: News

Participate in Metaxourgio Carnival

Feb 19, 2012 — Feb 19, 2012 • Attica, Athens
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.
Posted on Feb 13, 2012 Category: Events

Workshop for Creative Photography

• Attica, Athens
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.
Posted on Jan 16, 2012 Category: News

Picasso stolen from National Gallery

• Attica, Athens
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.
Posted on Jan 09, 2012 Category: News

Dinosaur Exhibition in the Mall

• Attica, Athens
Straight from the Natural History Museum of London comes a special exhibition about the most famous creatures of all times, the Dinosaurs.
Posted on Dec 08, 2011 Category: News

Looking for the mansion of Herodes Atticus

• Attica, Athens
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.
Posted on Nov 23, 2011 Category: News

Moisture causes damage to Tower of Winds

• Attica, Athens
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.
Posted on Nov 04, 2011 Category: News

Athens Photo Festival 2011

Nov 02, 2011 — Nov 15, 2011 • Attica, Athens
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.
Posted on Nov 02, 2011 Category: Events

3rd Milk and Cheese Festival

Oct 21, 2011 — Oct 23, 2011 • Attica, Athens
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.
Posted on Oct 19, 2011 Category: Events

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