107-year-old dreadnought returns to Athens berth after repairs

Jul 27, 2017

107-year-old dreadnought returns to Athens berth after repairs

After three months of extensive maintenance and conservation work, a 107-year-old battleship returned Wednesday to its berth in Athens, where it serves as a floating museum. A naval band played, surrounding ships and boats sounded their horns and a naval helicopter flew overhead as the ...

See how art treasures are restored at Kanazawa studio

Oct 13, 2016

See how art treasures are restored at Kanazawa studio

Ishikawa Prefecture is inviting visitors to view a studio where cultural assets are restored in a bid to draw public attention to the skill of art repair, the first such attempt by a local government in Japan. Ishikawa is known for traditional urushi lacquerware known ...