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Philip II’s palace at Aigai to open to the public in May

Philip II’s palace at Aigai to open to the public in May

Work is proceeding at a fast rate to prepare the magnificent palace of Aigai in the region of Imathia, northern Greece, for its opening to the public in May, with its walls restored to a height of 1.6 metres and the rich mosaics uncovered on the hall floors. The palace, constructed during the reign of Philip II (359-336 BC), father […]

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Academy of Athens on FYROM name issue

Academy of Athens on FYROM name issue

  The Academy of Athens in an announcement on Friday clarified its position on the FYROM name issue. “The Academy of Athens has closely monitored this nationally important issue and has repeatedly stated its position publicly, based on indisputable historical, cultural and archaeological facts. It notes that a necessary condition of any agreement on the name of the state of […]

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The name ‘Macedonia’ cannot work

The name ‘Macedonia’ cannot work

   Dr  Svetlana Broz *   Although my grandfather, Josip Broz Tito, “gave” the name “Macedonia” to one of the six constituent republics of Yugoslavia, it is obvious that this act did not aim to create irredentist claims with its neighbors, with which Yugoslavia developed friendly relations and fruitful cooperation. For many years Skopje’s authorities had been presenting maps of […]

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Cretu visits ancient Macedonian site of Aigai in Vergina, northern Greece

Cretu visits ancient Macedonian site of Aigai in Vergina, northern Greece

    Visiting the archaeological site of Aigai and the burial complex of the ancient Macedonian kings in Vergina, northern Greece on Friday, European Commissioner for Regional Policy Corina Cretu described it as “a jewel in Europe’s history.” Following her tour of the site, which is on the UNESCO World Heritage list, Cretu said it was very important for her […]

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Macedonian-era tomb opens to the public in Thessaloniki

Macedonian-era tomb opens to the public in Thessaloniki

The marble door that once sealed its entrance is on display at the Istanbul Archaeology Museums, the most striking find made by Greek Ottoman-era archaeologist Theodore Makridi during his excavations of a tomb in Derveni, near Thessaloniki, two years before the northern Greek port city was liberated. The double-chambered barrel-vaulted tomb is among the greatest discoveries in the area and […]

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Το εθιμικό δρώμενο των Μωμόερων στον Αντιπροσωπευτικό Κατάλογο της Άυλης Πολιτιστικής Κληρονομιάς της Ανθρωπότητας

Το εθιμικό δρώμενο των Μωμόερων στον Αντιπροσωπευτικό Κατάλογο της Άυλης Πολιτιστικής Κληρονομιάς της Ανθρωπότητας

© Kostas Alexandridis   Το εθιμικό δρώμενο των Μωμόερων, όπως τελείται σε οκτώ χωριά της ευρύτερης περιοχής της Κοζάνης, εντάχθηκε στον Αντιπροσωπευτικό Κατάλογο της Άυλης Πολιτιστικής Κληρονομιάς της Ανθρωπότητας της UNESCO Η Διακυβερνητική Επιτροπή της Σύμβασης για τη Διαφύλαξη της Άυλης Πολιτιστικής Κληρονομιάς, στην 11η ετήσια συνεδρίασή της (Αντίς Αμπέμπα, Αιθιοπία 28.11-2.12.2016), στη συνεδρία της Τετάρτης 30 Νοεμβρίου 2016 ενέκρινε […]

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The F.Y.R.O.M. is not Macedonia; U.S. restore the truth!

The F.Y.R.O.M. is not Macedonia; U.S. restore the truth!

    WE, the undersigned, citizens and residents of the United States of America and of countries around the world interested in advancing American interests in Southeast Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean and regional stability, petition the Obama administration to: REVERSE the Executive Order by the Bush Administration of 2004, recognizing the country of the “FYROM” as “Republic of Macedonia”. […]

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Greek Ministry of Culture: Archaeological Excavations And Historical Facts about Philip II’s Tomb

Greek Ministry of Culture: Archaeological Excavations And Historical Facts about Philip II’s Tomb

  It was recently published in the American journal ”Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)” a paleoanthropological study by Mr. A. Bartsiokas and Mr. Juan Luis Arsuaga , concerning bones that have been found in the cist tomb (Tomb I) of the Royal Burial Cluster, excavated in the ’70s by the late professor Manolis Andronikos in the Great […]

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Video: Mogherini apologises for using ‘Macedonia’ and not FYROM

Video: Mogherini apologises for using ‘Macedonia’ and not FYROM

“I always refer to FYROM. It happens sometimes especially when you deal 24/7 with crises and jetlag that you make a mistake and I apologise for that because I always stick to the officially recognised name and I discussed that with the Greek authorities as well.”  – Feredica Mogherini New Europe

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Archaeological Museum of Pella : “Macedonian Treasures”

Archaeological Museum of Pella : “Macedonian Treasures”

THE EXHIBITION “MACEDONIAN TREASURES” WILL BE ON THE FIRST FLOOR OF THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF PELLA UNTIL SEPTEMBER 30th 2015. More than 500 precious objects, found during archaeological excavations in Macedonia in the last 25 years, constitute this new exhibition; gold wreaths, gold masks, jewellery, arms, sculpture, metal, alabaster and clay vases and other artifacts from the rich cemeteries of […]

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