Parthenon Sculptures Dispute Will Not Hurt Greece-UK Relations

[ad_1] ATHENS (Reuters) – Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Wednesday that the cancellation of a meeting with his British counterpart over the Parthenon Sculptures was “unfortunate” but would not hurt relations between Greece and Britain in the long term. British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak called off a meeting with Mitsotakis in London on … Read more

In Row Over Parthenon Sculptures, Greece Says Britain Showing ‘Lack of Respect’

[ad_1] By Renee Maltezou and Andrew MacAskill ATHENS/LONDON (Reuters) -Greece’s government on Tuesday accused Britain of showing “a lack of respect” by abruptly cancelling a meeting between their leaders at short notice in a dispute over ancient Greek sculptures brought to Britain in the early 19th century. British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak cancelled a planned … Read more

South Africa’s ‘Vogue Opera’ Honours Life of Gay Anti-Apartheid Activist Nkoli

[ad_1] JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South African anti-apartheid and gay activist Simon Nkoli, who organised Africa’s first Pride march in 1990, died 25 years ago but a group of artists inspired by him are determined to keep his legacy alive in an opera celebrating his life. “Vogue Opera” – a mix of classical music, hip-hop, protest … Read more

Japan’s TeamLab Readies Renewed Digital Museum in Tokyo Mega Complex

[ad_1] TOKYO (Reuters) – In a basement maze beneath Japan’s tallest skyscraper, construction crews and digital artists are racing to assemble an immersive museum that will serve as the cultural anchor of Tokyo’s latest megaproject. teamLab, an international collective of artists, set a Guinness World Record by attracting more than 2 million visitors in 2019 … Read more