What is organic farming?
Put simply, organic farming is an agricultural system that seeks to provide you, the consumer, with fresh, tasty and authentic food while respecting natural life-cycle systems

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Stories of light” at the Acropolis Museum


photo: Jo Black

27 June - 9 September 2012
The Acropolis Museum narrates to the visitors some of its own special archaeological stories about the light and invites them to discover them amongst the Museum’s collections.

Stories that show the relationship between the ancients and natural light. Stories about the age-old myths with which humans endeavoured to interpret the perpetual succession of day and night. Stories about their faith in the power of sunlight to regulate human affairs. Stories about the transformation of this power into art.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Conference 26 September: Future farming in times of climate change and water scarcity


Organic Days- Cyprus, September 24th – 26th , 2012

Conference 26 September: Future farming in times of climate change and water scarcity “Rural development and sustainable farming approaches for Mediterranean areas and beyond”
To mitigate and deal with the consequences of climate change, as well as resilience to periods of water scarcity are major challenges for agriculture in Mediterranean regions.
The conference "Future farming in times of climate change and water scarcity", to take place in Cyprus on 26th of September, will reflect these challenges and discuss possible solutions to be tackled within the EU policy frameworks.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

From Picasso to Koons. Artist’s Jewellery

photo: http://www.cityofathens.gr/
Date:
Wed, 16/05/2012 - 13:05 - Sun, 02/09/2012 - 13:05 The exhibition From Picasso to Koons. Artist's Jewellery at Benaki Museum in Athens, Greece presents a selection of jewellery designed by some of the greatest artists of the second half of the 20th century and the start of the 21st.
Pieces by Stephen Antonakos, Ben, Louise Bourgeois, Georges Braque, Alexander Calder, César, Giorgio de Chirico, Jean Cocteau, André Derain, Max Ernst, Ablerto Giacometti, Keith Haring, Jeff Koons, Fernand Leger, Roy Lichtenstein, Yoko Ono, Pablo Picasso and Man Ray, are just some of the works shown, most of which constitute part of the personal collection of the exhibition curator Diane Venet and pose once

Saturday, June 9, 2012

Acropolis museum hours in Greek National Elections



Ph;oto: Jo Black


Due to the Greek National Elections, the Acropolis Museum will be open on Saturday 16 June and on Sunday 17 June 2012, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.