Greece is once again a pioneering force in the field of natural beauty. Microsmetics is a promising EU funded project for the discovery of novel cosmeceutical agents from microorganisms, which aspires to become a successful model of an efficient, lon…

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Irish author, critic and columnist, Richard Pine has written critical works on Irish playwright Brian Friel and Anglo-Irish novelist Lawrence Durrell. He worked for the Irish national broadcaster Raidió Teilifís Éireann…

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Two Greek museums, the Diachronic Museum of Larissa and the Archaeological Museum of Kythera, are among the winners of the 5th edition of the Museums in Short Awards, a European contest for short videos produced for museums,  which was held in…

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Since the beginning of 2015, more than 800,000 refugees and migrants passed through the Greek islands of the Eastern Aegean Sea on their way to Europe for a better future. The residents of islands like Lesvos, Chios, Kos and Samos, among others, were…

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On October 28, 1940, Greece entered World War II against the Axis powers, by rejecting Italy’s ultimatum to surrender. Every year, customary parades and festivities take place across the country (October 26-28), celebrating Greece’s…

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The Consulate General of Greece in Istanbul is holding a series of monthly lectures entitled “Remembering the Ottoman Past in the Eastern Mediterranean”, at the Sismanoglio Mansion. The series, which began last month…

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According to the results of a survey published by NGO Prolepsis Institute, the prolonged socio-economic crisis in Greece is increasing the problem of food insecurity and enhances unhealthy eating habits in children, while affecting severely their abi…

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In 2011, a team of artists and researchers began a journey across the country, aiming to bring to the forefront human stories that have the power to move, inspire and create spaces for self-reflection. The Caravan Project is a travelogue wh…

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Athens Technopolis and the Industrial Gas Museum are holding a series of events to celebrate “160 years of Gazi” – that is, 160 years since the foundation of the Athens Gasworks.

The name “Gazi” refers to the Greek collo…

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