Culture Ministry

At least four carriages discovered in ex-royal estate

At least four carriages were discovered by Culture Ministry conservators working at the former royal estate of Tatoi in northern Athens, according to the Friends of Tatoi Society, a citizens' group that supports the salvation of the estate.

One of the carriages is the closed one used during the wedding of Queen Sophia of Spain and King Juan Carlos in Athens in 1962.

CultMin Gheorghiu on International Museum Day: Together we face these challenges, together we'll overcome them

Culture Minister Bogdan Gheorghiu conveyed on Monday a message occasioned by the International Museum Day, in which he underscored that the challenges of this period will be overcome together and extends the invitation to visit the museum institutions which will open these days.

Gheorghiu on turning former Apollo factory into historic monument:Our duty-protecting heritage for future generations

Culture Minister Bogdan Gheorghiu has stated on Thursday, in respect to initiating the procedure for classifying the building of the former Apollo factory as a historic monument, that the heritage must be protected "to the benefit of future generations." "Protecting the heritage is one of my mandate's priorities.

Artists call for roadmap to support culture

A view of the National Theater of Greece in central Athens. As the government prepares to gradually reopen the coronavirus-hit economy on May 4, directors and other artists have called on the Culture Ministry to announce a similar plan to help the performing arts. "One would have expected that, after specialized measures were announced for hairdressers...

Lycabettus Theater makeover to build on mythological aesthetic

The makeover planned for the area surrounding the Lycabettus Hill theater in central Athens will focus on highlighting the rocky landscape and the sweeping views of the capital, according to Topio7 architecture and landscape design firm which recently won the competition to undertake the project.

Malls, cafes, bars, eateries to close as coronavirus cases rise to 190

Health Ministry representative Sotiris Tsiodras on Friday announced new measures to curb the spread of coronavirus, saying that all malls, cafes, bars and food outlets to close though supermarkets are to remain open. 

Food outlets offering home delivery service will be able to continue those, he said. 

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