The Museum of Cycladic Art announced the cancellation of the exhibition dedicated to Greek sculptor TAKIS, to protect the health and safety of its staff, volunteers, museum friends and supporters, amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The Culture Ministry is planning eight interventions to improve access, safety and cost-efficiency at the Athens Acropolis, Greece’s foremost archaeological monument, which receives some 1.5 million visitors a year.
The representatives of several nations due to attend a delegations’ meeting in the Dutch city of Rotterdam on Monday ahead of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest are canceling their trips due to concerns about the spread of the coronavirus, it emerged on Saturday.
Hollywood actor Gerard Butler, who played the role of King Leonidas of Sparta in the movie “300,” will be in the Peloponnesian for events marking the 2,500-year anniversary of the Battle of Thermopylae.
Orthodox monks carry the holy icon of Axion Esti during a litany against the coronavirus pandemic, in Karyes, at the monastic community of Mount Athos, in northern Greece, on Wednesday. According to measures imposed by the government to stem the spread of the virus, religious services for all faiths may be carried out behind closed doors by a single religious representative and no more than three assistants. Services may be broadcast live on television, radio and the internet. [EPA]