Museum of Illusions Athens

“Welcome to the amazing world of illusions”! This is the motto used by the Museum of Illusions Athens and it encompasses the true essence of this lovely cultural spot in the city center. Enter an intriguing world where your senses are put to the test. Conception is in the eye of the beholder and more …

Museums in Zakynthos

Zakynthos is one of the most beautiful islands in the Ionian Sea. It boasts supreme natural beauty with evergreen landscapes and emerald waters. But alongside its impressive beauty and unspoiled nature, there is also huge cultural and historic heritage on the island. And this very heritage is imprinted on every single museum and art gallery …

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center: The Gem of Athens

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) is the most emblematic development that took place in Athens in the past decade. It is an enthralling cultural landmark that houses the Greek National Opera and the Greek National Library in a 210.000m² park. This outstanding architectural feat was sponsored by Stavros Niarchos Foundation and designed by the …

Thessaloniki Celebrates Dimitria 2017

This October, Thessaloniki will be dancing in the rhythm of Dimitria 2017! They will last from October 1st to October 22nd. On these days, the cultural festival will attempt to fuse the diversities. In a multi-cultural environment, artists from all over the world will create. They will entertain. They will inspire. Dimitria 2017! A celebration …

The cultural treasure of Monemvasia

There are three museums in the Municipality of Monemvasia, the most important being the Monemvasia Archaeological Collection in the Monemvasia fortress, showing the town’s historical development from the early Christian era until the Turkish occupation. A quite different aspect is presented in the two folklore museums at Riechia and Velies, where the exhibits relate the …

Egyptian history…in Athens!

Did you know that you can learn about the ancient Egyptian civilization in the heart of Athens? Many visitors of the National Archeological Museum of Athens are surprised as they enter the halls of the Egyptian collection. Statues, figurines, vases, funerary caskets, jewelry and Fayum portraits cover different period of the Egyptian civilization. A wide …

Jazz Festivals in Greece

“In times of change and uncertainty, we need the spirit of jazz more than ever before, to bring people – especially young women and men – together, to nurture freedom and dialogue, to create new bridges of respect and understanding, for greater tolerance and cooperation.” said Irina Bokova, director of UNESCO. On the occasion of …