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Mendoni – “Offensive to dangerous conditions for the Parthenon Sculptures”

"This is not the first time that photographs have been published that reveal that the conditions under which the Parthenon Sculptures are exhibited at the British Museum are not only inappropriate, but are offensive to dangerous." This was stated by the Minister of Culture and Sports, Lina Mendoni, answering yesterday's question submitted by Art Newspaper Greece for the publication of its Briti

Athens is being evaluated as a sustainable destination

The Municipality of Athens, for the first time, through the Development and Tourism Promotion Company (EATA), has activated the process for the certification of the destination as sustainable - according to the 17 United Nations Goals - with the aim of creating a better and even more competitive city .

Wildfires rampage in Greek forests, cut large island in half

Three large wildfires churned across Greece on Aug. 7, with one threatening whole towns and cutting a line across Evia, the country's second-largest island, isolating its northern part. Others engulfed forested mountainsides and skirted ancient sites, leaving behind a trail of destruction that one official described as "a biblical catastrophe."

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