A visitor walks past display cases at the press opening of the Museum of Cycladic Art's exhibition 'Crete - Emerging Cities: Aptera, Eleutherna, Knossos,' in Athens, on Wednesday. Showcasing some 500 artifacts dating from Neolithic times to the Byzantine era, this is the first time so many exhibits have left the island for a temporary show.
Emergency central bank funding to Greek banks dropped in November compared to the previous month, Bank of Greece data showed on Wednesday.
Emergency funding, which is more costly than borrowing from the European Central Bank, dropped to 2.7 billion euros ($3.06 billion) from 3.58 billion euros at the end of October, the data showed.
The Benaki Museum presents "One Minute Athens," an exhibition of the entries submitted in the competition of the same name in which residents of the capital were invited to present their own take on the city in a one-minute video. Opening hours are Thursdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Admission costs 5 euros.
The world-renowned Harlem Gospel Choir comes to Athens with a special tribute to the great Aretha Franklin, who passed away in August at the age of 76. The acclaimed ensemble will perform at Gazarte on Thursday, December 20, and tickets, starting at 18 euros, are on sale at www.viva.gr and tel 11876.