The exhibition “By the Light of Apollo: Louvre at Delphi” has opened at the Archaeological Museum of Delphi.
The exhibition includes 28 rare masterpieces from the Louvre – ancient Greek, Cypriot and Egyptian artifacts, some of which date back to 1400 BC. , and unique works of art of the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. You can take advantage of this unique opportunity and visit the exhibition until January 31, 2022.
The exhibition was opened in Delphi by the Minister of Culture and Sports of Greece, Lina Mendoni, in the presence of the Honorary President-Director of the Louvre, Jean-Luc Martinez, according to AMNA. In her opening remarks, Ms. Mendoni noted that the exhibition is part of the celebration of the 200th anniversary of the Greek Revolution of 1821 and is closely related to another event.
On Monday, September 27, the Louvre will host a large jubilee exhibition “Paris-Athens. The birth of modern Greece, 1675-1919 “. It will feature unique exhibits from Greek museums. The opening will be attended by Greek Prime Minister Kiryakos Mitsotakis and French President Emmanuel Macron.
Speaking at the opening of an exhibition at the Archaeological Museum, Mendoni noted the uniqueness of Delphi as the center of the ancient world and its extraordinary beauty:
“This place has retained its charm and radiance to this day, which has led to the recognition of the sacred and wider natural environment as a world cultural heritage. The Delphic landscape is rightfully a symbol of outstanding universal value, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. At the same time, it is a globally recognized name, a brand with clear growth potential. “