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Virtual Tour of the Acropolis

Though museums & historical sites are opening in Greece, we can’t simply board a flight and fly there, at the moment. So, here is a virtual tour of the Acropolis from the Acropolis Restoration Service & Hellenic Ministry of Culture.

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Dame Janet Suzman Responds

The BCRPM concurs with our Australian colleagues in their eloquent plea to the Director of the British Museum and would add: “Yes, Mr Fischer, as you say, indeed there is much more to do. The movement unleashed in the world … Continue reading

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Greek Minister of Culture and Sports, Dr L Mendoni, Announces Reopening of Museums in Greece

“It is with a great sense of pleasure I learned that the Greek Minister of Culture and Sports Dr. L Mendoni has announced the reopening of all museums in Greece from June 15, said Emanuel J Comino AM, founder, and … Continue reading

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Acropolis re-opened after a 60-day #Covid19 quarantine

Recently, after a 2-month period of quarantine, the Acropolis has opened to the public again. The Acropolis Museum remains closed for the moment but the 11th anniversary of its opening to the public approaches, we look forward to a post-pandemic … Continue reading

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Reunification of the Sculptures of the Parthenon: A Gift to the International Youth

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Greek PM told he must recognise British Museum ownership of Parthenon marbles to secure sculptures on loan

Following is the full English language text of an article by Yannis Andritsopoulos, London Correspondent for Ta Nea, Greece’s daily newspaper. See below for contact details. Follow this link for the original Greek text. “The Greek government must acknowledge the British … Continue reading

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Statement from the International Association for the Reunification of the Parthenon Sculptures

”The International Association for the Reunification of the Parthenon Sculptures (IARPS) and the twenty National Committees worldwide congratulate and firmly support Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis in his efforts to reunite the Parthenon Sculptures in the Acropolis Museum in Athens … Continue reading

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Greece Offers to Loan Ancient Treasures to Britain in Bid for Parthenon Marbles

Following is the article titled, Greece Offers to Loan Ancient Treasures to Britain in Bid for Parthenon Marbles, written by Tasos Kokkinidis  and published by ‘Greek Reporter’ on 1 September” “Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis said that he is willing to … Continue reading

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Emanuel Comino on Ahdaf Soueif’s Resignation

In an open letter to the Trustees of the British Museum, Emanuel Comino AM, Chairman of the International Organising Committee – Australia – for the Restitution of the Parthenon Marbles[1] (IOC-A-RPM), said, “We strongly recommend that you urge the British … Continue reading

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Parthenon Marbles campaigners heartened

After quitting as British Museum trustee, writer calls for honest discussion about return of artefacts Βy Yannis Andritsopoulos, London Correspondent for Ta Nea, Greece’s daily newspaper (iandritsopoulos@gmail.com) The Egyptian writer Ahdaf Soueif has resigned from the British Museum’s Board of Trustees … Continue reading

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