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Greek Museums, Sites See Rise in Visitors, Revenue in 2017

Museums and archaeological sites in Greece welcomed more visitors and recorded an increase in revenue from receipts during 2017, according to data released recently by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT). According to the data, during the 12-month period from January to December 2017, an increase of 15 percent was recorded in the number of visitors […]

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The Painting that cannot be shown?

A new giant Money painting has been produced by Artist Puto, which contains bank notes and human blood. The Artist worked on the painting, which is 2.5m x 1.8m, over the Christmas period and has tried in vain to get it exhibited, but so far all gallery spaces in Chania have refused. Some have felt […]

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“Anezina and Me”… A true Cretan story

‘Anezina and Me’ by Tasos Dourountakis is a true life story of the history of his family and the village of Gerani that dates back to the 18th Century. Using the stories handed down from his grandfather and father, Tasos weaves an enchanting tale using his natural story-telling ability that visitors to his popular taverna […]

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