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The "Antikythera Shipwreck” Exhibition at Beijing’s Palace Museum

The exhibition is a cooperation between the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and The Palace Museum of Beijing, within the framework of cultural exchanges that begun during the Greece-China 2017 -Year of Cultural Exchanges and Cooperation in Creative Industries, and the exhibits consist of 342 antiquities, 6 modern models from the National Archaeological Museum, one work from the Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities and one work from the Benaki Museum.

Greece-China cooperation on Cultural Heritage Conservation and Digitalization

The Greek panel consisted, among others, of National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) professor Mrs. A. Moropoulou, who presented innovative and sustainable cultural heritage management actions, Mrs. Georgia Aggelaki, consultant on digitalization of the Greek National Library, and Mr. K. Konstantinidis, CEO of PostScriptum and an active member of the largest European digital cultural library (Europeana).

Chinese interest in audiovisual productions in Greece

Acknowledging the comparative advantages of Greece, Mr. Gong Yu, Managing Director of iQiyi - China's most popular online entertainment company - underlined the company's intention to explore the possibilities for broadcasting audiovisual content in Greece. Youku's website editor, Ms. Zhang Lina, Vice-President Mrs. Yang, and the General Director of Cultural Program Production, Mr. He, also expressed their company‘s interest for the production of fiction and cultural content in our country.

In Beijing “The Saviors of God” by Kazantzakis and “The Birds” by Aristophanes

Within the framework of the Year of Cultural Exchanges between Greece and China and the 18th “Meet in Beijing Arts Festival”, the State Theatre of Northern Greece presented in Beijing, on May 10 and 11, a theatrical version of the philosophical text “The Saviors of God” by Nikos Kazantzakis , directed by Andreas Koutsourelis.

High level meeting between Greece and China (May 23, 2018)

During the meeting, Greece and China signed the 2018-2020 Action Plan, aiming at the scientific and technological cooperation of the two countries.


At the ministerial level, it was agreed that science, technology and innovation are a guide for the sustainable development and cooperation of the two countries, as well as for the further deepening of their already developed cooperative strategy, which is reinforced by the Beijing initiative «One Belt - One Road».

Chinese Broadcasting Authority of Beijing visits Athens

A high-ranking delegation from the Chinese Broadcasting Authority of Beijing, headed by its General Manager Yang Shuo, as well as Managing Directors of the largest Chinese audiovisual production companies had a meeting, on 9 May 2018, with Minister for Digital Policy, Telecommunications and Media, Mr Nikos Pappas, Secretary General for Media and Communication, Mr Lefteris Kretsos and President of EKOME (National Center for Audiovisual Media & Communication), Mr Panos Kouanis at the premises of the ministry.