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Athens is about to launch a special event for all car enthusiasts. The first Greek Car Museum will open its doors at the Athenian Capitol, a mall in the heart of Athens, hosting 111 vehicles, both modern and rare pieces.
After a competition organized by the Journalists Union and Tourist Authors of Great Britain, the Acropolis Museum was awarded as The Best Museum of the World.
The Lyceum of Aristotle will soon open to the public, after the plan approved by the Central Archaeological Board.
The two statues of Kouros (young men) that were rescued last minute from two smugglers of antiquities were presented yesterday in the National Archaeological Museum.
Ernst Ziller (1837-1923) and his designs are the objects of the new exhibition that the Greek National Gallery will organize from the end of March till September 2010.
Works will soon start for the restoration of the ancient theatre of Dionysus, which stands under the holy rock of the Acropolis for more than 25 centuries.
Repair activities in Propylea, the ancient gates of the Acropolis, are almost finished.
The Athenaeum InterContinental Hotel in Athens has been awarded as "Greece's Leading Business Hotel" for 2009.
The visitors to the New Acropolis Museum overpassed half a million in number within just two months from the opening of the museum.
It is expected that, after sex months of break, the underground trains to the International Airport of Athens will work again at the end of August.
The New Acropolis Museum opened in a brilliant and impressive ceremony on Saturday, June 20th, in the evening with the presence of many famous personalities from around the world.
The inauguration of the New Acropolis Museum has been settled for June 20th and it is being organized with much enthusiasm by the Greek authorities.
After the great success of the 48 Hour Film Project last year, this competition will be held again this June.
With the decision of the Greek Minister of Culture, Mr Antionis Samaras, the old residence of Pavlos Melas in Kifisia will be restored to obtain again its old glory.
The president of the Greek Radiophone and Television (ERT), Mr Christos Panagopoulos, announced the creation of a new museum.