The Hellenic Public Broadcasting Audiovisual Archive (HPRT ARCHIVE) has the richest and most important collection of broadcast audiovisual content in Greece, having material of unique value. Near 80% of the total Greek a/v content is to be found in the archive. The audiovisual archives of the collection are considered to be the most valuable for the recent history and culture of Greece.
The Hellenic Public Broadcasting Audiovisual Archive not only has valuable TV & radio broadcasts but also photographs, documents and music sheets. In numbers, there are 136,500 hours of film and video, 85,000 hours of radio recordings, 350,000 photographs, 82,000 vinyl records (33 and 45 rpm), 14,000 music works in manuscript music sheets, as well as 1,500,000 pages of periodicals and text documents. Up to now, more than 20,000 items have been digitized through EU-funded projects, and, at the same time, restoration and digitization activities continue on an everyday basis using our own resources.