Kampos of Chios has been shortlisted among the 14 most endangered heritage sites in Europe, as announced today by Europa Nostra and the European Investment Bank Institute: an important step towards the protection of the historic site, in view of the announcement of the final results of the "7 Most Endangered" programme 2016, in Venice, on 16/3/2016. Read more...
The Paths of Culture in Samothrace were selected among the most important programmes for the promotion of cultural heritage in Europe and will be presented on 2nd October 2015 in Paris, at the “Week of Cultures” / “Semaine des Cultures Etrangeres – Nos environnements”.
"Ensuring that the historic centre of Athens is safe, clean and welcoming are the priorities of the newly launched Organizations and Citizens Network for the Historic Centre of Athens, presented to the press on Tuesday..."
The difficult task of preserving cultural heritage while at the same time giving it new life is being quietly achieved by people and organizations all around Greece, and three such initiatives were recognized by the European Commission and the Europa Nostra Pan-European Federation for Cultural Heritage during its annual awards ceremony this year.
On 5-7 November, a delegation of heritage and financial experts from Europa Nostra and the Council of the Europe Development Bank (CEB) made a second visit to the historic neighbourhoods of Dolcho and Apozari in Kastoria, Greece, listed among ‘The 7 Most Endangered’ heritage sites in Europe in 2014. Building on the findings of first mission held on 4-5 October and on the additional technical material provided by the Municipality of Kastoria, this second visit represented an important step forward towards the revitalisation of these historic quarters.
The Kastoria neighborhoods of Dolzo and Apozari, listed among The 7 Most
Endangered monuments and sites in Europe in 2014, were visited on 4th
and 5th October by a team of heritage and financial experts from Europa
Nostra, the Council of the Europe Development Bank and ELLINIKI ETAIRIA - Society for the Environment and Cultural Heritage.
We have signposted 7 unique paths this year in Skinos, one of the most enchanting islands of the Cyclades. A three-day programme has been designed by ELLET and the Municipality of Sikinos, focusing on Panaghia Pantochara (All Joy) – the chapel built on the wish and vow of the Nobel Prize winning poet Odysseas Elytis – to aquaint visitors with the island in a new way.