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Turin Egyptian Museum Gets Overhaul of Pharaonic Proportions
Culture / Egypt / News

Turin Egyptian Museum Gets Overhaul of Pharaonic Proportions

For the earliest Egyptologists, a trip to the Egyptian Museum in Turin was considered indispensable. The museum’s new director is seeking to return the almost 200-year-old museum to its one-time prominence, boosted by an overhaul of the collection and exhibit space of near-pharaonic proportions. Museum director Christian Greco, who arrived in Turin 10 months ago, … Continue reading »

In Greece, Folk Music and Patriotism Soothe Wounded National Pride
Culture / Greece / Music

In Greece, Folk Music and Patriotism Soothe Wounded National Pride

With its dignity battered by six years of “humiliation” at the hands of its international creditors, cash-strapped Greece is turning to folk music and patriotism to restore its injured national pride. Since taking power in January on a wave of anti-austerity sentiment, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has repeatedly hammered home his intention to do whatever … Continue reading »

NAMASTE !NDIA: Festival of Indian Culture
Culture / Cyprus / Festival / India

NAMASTE !NDIA: Festival of Indian Culture

ARTos Cultural & Research Foundation & the High Commission of India in Cyprus bring the vibrant and rich culture of India to Cyprus through “NAMASTE !NDIA: Festival of Indian culture in Cyprus” which will take place from the 31 March to 7 April 2015, at ARTos Foundation in Nicosia. During the festival various events will take place. FULL STORY Continue reading »