Olympia News and Events (15)

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Olympia Marathon 2020

Category: Events | Event duration: Mar 28, 2020 until Mar 29, 2020
Peloponnese, Olympia Posted on Feb 05, 2020
Hundreds of runners from all over the world will experience their own moments of glory from the 28th - 29th of March 2020.
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Olympia International Film Festival for children and young people 2019

Category: Events | Event duration: Nov 30, 2019 until Dec 07, 2019
Peloponnese, Olympia Posted on Jun 06, 2019
Welcome to the only film festival targeted in children and young people.
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Ancient Olympia Festival 2019

Category: Events | Event duration: Jul 01, 2019 until Aug 31, 2019
Peloponnese, Olympia Posted on Jun 03, 2019
The colorful summer festival that is held in the archeological site of Olympia attracts, every year, thousands of visitors.
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20th International Film Festival for Children and Young People & 17th Camera Zizanio

Category: Events | Event duration: Dec 02, 2017 until Dec 09, 2017
Peloponnese, Olympia Posted on Nov 28, 2017
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!
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Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People

Category: Events | Event duration: Dec 03, 2016 until Dec 12, 2016
Peloponnese, Olympia Posted on Nov 14, 2016
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.
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18th Olympia International Film Festival

Category: Events | Event duration: Nov 28, 2015 until Dec 05, 2015
Peloponnese, Olympia Posted on Nov 16, 2015
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.
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Excavations revealed Ancient Gymnasium

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Peloponnese, Olympia Posted on Jul 16, 2014
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.
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1st Dreamland Music Festival

Category: Events | Event duration: Jul 25, 2014 until Jul 27, 2014
Peloponnese, Olympia Posted on Jun 26, 2014
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.
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New excavations for the Gymnasium

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Peloponnese, Olympia Posted on Feb 07, 2013
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.
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Major robbery in Olympic Museum

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Peloponnese, Olympia Posted on Feb 20, 2012
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.
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Creation of botanical garden

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Peloponnese, Olympia Posted on Jan 28, 2010
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.
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Ancient capital stolen from guarded site

Category: News
Peloponnese, Olympia Posted on Sep 08, 2009
Last week, an ancient capital was stolen from the paleochristian basilica inside the archaeological site of Olympia and nobody witnessed anything!
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Looking for the lost hippodrome

Category: News
Peloponnese, Olympia Posted on Mar 19, 2009
The archaeologists of the German Archaeological Institute will start excavations within the next months in order to discover the ancient hippodrome of Olympia.
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New book about a diachronic site

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Peloponnese, Olympia Posted on Dec 02, 2008
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.
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Ancient Olympia Festival

Category: Events | Event duration: Jul 06, 2008 until Aug 26, 2008
Peloponnese, Olympia Posted on Jul 14, 2008
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
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