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Visit by Minister Kefaloyanni to Sissi

18.05.2013 : lecture on Sissi given by J. Driessen at the New Acropolis Museum

Echo in the Greek Press following the lecture on Sissi given by J. Driessen at the New Acropolis Museum on May 18th, 2013: ‘In the Shadow of the Minotaur. New Archaeological Discoveries at Sissi, Crete’. The lecture was part of the World Heritage Day and was organised by the M. Vardinoyanni Foundation and the Belgian Embassy in Athens. On the central picture, from left to right : H.E. M. Marc Van den Reeck (Belgian Ambassador to Athens), Mrse M. Vardinoyanni (Unesco Goodwill Ambassador), prof. J. Driessen (director Belgian School Athens), Mrs Olga Kefalojanni (Minister of Tourism) and prof. D. Pandermalis (President of the New Acropolis Museum). Mr. Theo Dirix (Belgian Consul) is also present.

Télévision Report (Mega, Star, ERT 1):

You can find more informations about this lecture by following those web links :, 26.08.2011 : (video)

Achéologia n° 487, April 2011 : « A la recherche des Minoens. Les fouilles de Sissi en Crête ». Download the pdf version here : Sissi Archéologia April 2011

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The announcement of the prize of the Compagnie du Bois Sauvage 2009 can be found at:, as well as


Projet Archéologique de Sissi

Sissi face à son passé

Archeologen leggen dorp bloot in Kreta


Overblijfselen blootgelegd van oude vestiging op Kreta


Leuvense archeologen leggen overblijfselen bloot van oude vestiging op Kreta