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Hundreds of runners from all over the world will experience their own moments of glory from the 28th - 29th of March 2020.
Welcome to the only film festival targeted in children and young people.
The colorful summer festival that is held in the archeological site of Olympia attracts, every year, thousands of visitors.
Imagine kids behind the cameras, creating their own short-films and audiovisual art. That’s what the 20th International Film Festival for Children and Young People is all about!
More than 120 movies of various genres will be presented in this festival and both children and adults will have the opportunity to enjoy feature or short fiction films, short animation clips and documentaries.
The 18th International Film Festival of Olympia is taking place this year from November 28th to December 11th, 2015, with the participation of more than 120 movies.
An important monument was recently excavated in Ancient Olympia, the Gymnasium, that was the training place of athletes who would take part in the Olympic Games.
The first large festival of electronic music and other cultural events is taking place in Ancient Olympia from July 25th to 27th, 2014. The 3-day Dreamland Festival will take place in a special venue on the side of Alfeios River.
New excavations have started in the archaeological site of Olympia to unearth a large part of the Gymnasium, the place where the athletes used to practice for the Olympic Games.
Sixty eight (68) small golden and copper objects that were exhibited in the old Archaeological Museum of Olympia were stolen on the morning of February 17th, 2012.
A lovely botanical garden will be planted in Ancient Olympia, Peloponnese, with trees, bushes and flowers that grow in the area since the ancient times.
Last week, an ancient capital was stolen from the paleochristian basilica inside the archaeological site of Olympia and nobody witnessed anything!
The archaeologists of the German Archaeological Institute will start excavations within the next months in order to discover the ancient hippodrome of Olympia.
A new book about the archaeological site of Olympia has been launched by the Foundation Ioannis Latsis, which depicts once more the historical value of this ancient site.
The Ancient Olympia Festival for summer 2008 is characterized by the variety of themes and aims to the appointment of all the areas of the ancient site, the two ancient theaters, the exhibition areas, events