Photo: Odometer of Hero (1 cent. AD) / Herakleidon Museum
The Corfu Museum of Asian Art, with the support of the Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports, on the occasion of “2017 Year of Cultural Cooperation between Greece and China”, holds the Chinese contemporary porcelain exhibition “New Silk Road”. Forty exhibits, fine samples of contemporary Chinese Ru Royal Kiln porcelain, manufactured with the same technique as in Song dynasty, are presented for the first time to Greece.
On the occasion of the 2017 Greece-China Year of Cultural Cooperation, the Consulate General of Greece in Guangzhou launched on May 25, 2017 the photographic exhibition “Glimpses of Greece”.
The exhibition, held at F10 Space of the Redtory Art District in Guangzhou, is presenting over 30 pieces of photographic works of the Chinese photographer Zhou Chen with the theme of Greece.
In view of the upcoming ancient science and technology exhibition exchanges between Athens and Beijing and in collaboration with the Chinese Museum of Science and Technology, the Herakleidon Museum in Athens is hosting two lectures about the ancient Chinese culture. The first took place on May 9, under the title “A few comparisons on mythology and philosophy between the Chinese and the Greek Antiquity”, by Theodossis Tassios, Professor emeritus at the National Technical University of Athens.
The first Ministerial Conference in the framework of the "Ancient Civilizations Forum" (ACForum, more widely known as the GC10) is taking place in Athens on Monday 24 April, 2017. Ten states representing important ancient civilizations - Greece, China, Egypt, Bolivia, India, Iraq, Iran, Italy, Mexico and Peru - participate in this initiative.