I am Greek and I wanna go home

Definition of hypocrisy: The British government bans Kelly Clarkson from taking Jane Austen’s ring out of the country which she paid £150,000 for at a UK auction, but has absolutely no regrets having its museums stuffed with «acquired» archaeological artefacts.

(If the Caryatid from the Erechtheion could cry, enraged stony tears would flood the Thames.)

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Greek Filmmaker Kollatos Arrested

Greek filmmaker Dimitris Kollatos was arrested, on March 27 at his house in Kolonaki, Athens on the charge of insulting the national emblem.

Kollatos raised on the balcony of his house, which is situated almost opposite the German Embassy, a Greek flag on which the Συνέχεια

1st U.S. museum dedicated to Greek culture opens

CHICAGO – Dolls a Greek woman made during World War II. Ice cream bowls and wooden spoons from a 1940s Greek candy store. Thousands of record albums filled with Greek music.

These items and many other beloved objects and family heirlooms have found their way from around the country to the National Hellenic Museum in Chicago, which has a new place to store and exhibit them all, in a four-story 40,000-square-foot environmentally friendly building of limestone and glass that opened in early December.

The $20 million project in the city’s Greektown neighborhood, which includes temporary and Συνέχεια

Τα μυστικά του Παρθενώνα – Ντοκιμαντέρ

Το εκπληκτικό αυτο ντοκιμαντέρ του PBS με τίτλο: «Secrets of the Parthenon» (τα μυστικά του Παρθενώνα) αναλύει τον τρόπο που χτίστηκε ο περίφημος Παρθενώνας και καταγράφει λεπτό προς λεπτό τις προσπάθειες των τελευταίων δεκαετιών για την αναστήλωση του, απο τους καλύτερους επιστήμονες του κόσμου, διεισδύοντας στα βάθη του ιερού αυτού βράχου της Ακροπόλεως.

Απολαύστε το εκπληκτικό αυτό ντοκιμαντέρ, διάρκειας μίας ώρας και γνωρίστε «Τα μυστικά του Παρθενώνα».