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August 31, 2016

The “1st ICMG Olympia Seminar”

The “1st ICMG Olympia Seminar”, which was organized by the International Olympia Academy and the International Committee of the Mediterranean Games, took place at the premises […]
August 31, 2016

Lighting Ceremony Sochi 2014

Apollo, God of the Sun, once again, generously sent his rays to light the Olympic Flame for the 22nd Winter Olympic Games “Sochi 2014” at the […]
August 31, 2016

The Flame of the Winter Olympic Games “Sochi 2014” started its journey to Russia

Afterwards, the High Priestess Ino Menegaki gave the sacred light of Olympism to the HOC President Spyros Capralos, who handed it over to the Sochi Delegation, […]
August 31, 2016

PRESS RELEASE 13 June 2013

INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC ACADEMY Halandri, 13 June 2013 PRESS RELEASE The proceedings of the 53rd International Session for Young Participants were officially opened by the President of […]
August 29, 2016

HERMES OF PRAXITELES

The statue of Hermes is one of the most magnificent art pieces of the ancient world. It is a symbol of beauty and aesthetics. It is […]
August 29, 2016

THE MUSEUMS IN ANCIENT OLYMPIA

Archaeological Museum The finds discovered in the course of the excavations at Olympia are exhibited in the Olympia Archaeological Museum. The two pediments from the Temple […]
August 29, 2016

THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE OF ANCIENT OLYMPIA

In his Olympian Speech (33,2) the famous ancient orator Lysias described the region of Olympia as “the most beautiful place in Greece”. It was a land […]
August 29, 2016

THE SPIRIT OF ANCIENT GREECE

According to the Olympic Movement’s modern conception, ancient Greece is interpreted as a source of ideas which are projected on today’s present in order to confirm, […]