Halloween Around the World

Halloween Around the World

Halloween is one of the oldest holidays, and today it’s celebrated in different ways all over the world! Here are a few traditions from different countries that show another side of Halloween!

UNESCO Program Adds its First Greek Item

UNESCO Program Adds its First Greek Item

UNESCO’s Memory of the World program welcomes the Derveni papyrus, an ancient Greek papyrus roll that’s considered to be Europe’s oldest readable manuscript. The artifact is the first and only Greek item in the program and will be kept in the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki. The Memory of the World Program collects documentary heritage from all over the globe. The aim is to preserve these pieces, highlight their value, and facilitate access to them.