Thursday, September 27, 2012

Euro Night SOLD OUT!

For the fifth year in a row, the European embassies in Washington, DC are hosting "Euro Night". Tomorrow night from 6:30 to 11:30, the Embassy of France will host the event, featuring more than 20 European Union embassies, each showcasing their unique cultures, traditions, and culinary specialities. There will be live music, food and drink from around Europe and a special performance from the Greek Embassy's dance group "Dynami"! Are you ready?

More information can be found here

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Caryatid Restoration Wins Acropolis Museum 2012 Keck Award

On September 14, The Acropolis Museum was awarded the 2012 Keck Award by the International Institute for Conservation (IIC) in Vienna. The Keck Award is given every two years to the individual or group who has contributed most towards promoting public understanding and appreciation of the accomplishments of the conservation profession. Museum specialists have been restoring the Caryatids from the southern porch of the Erechtheion temple since December 2010 and it is an honor to have been recognized. Congratulations!

Courtesy of the Embassy News

Courtesy of Fantastic Greece

FM Avramopoulos’ statement following meeting with Hillary Clinton

Click here to read about Foreign Minister Avramopuolos' meeting with U.S Secretary of State Hillary Clinton!

Photo and story courtesy of Embassy News