Grammy-winning producer, musicologist and record collector Christopher C. King is one of the world’s most passionate devotees of traditional Greek folk music, especially the idiosyncratic, usually mournful sound distinctive in Northern and…

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Where is the limit between fiction and reality in a documentary? How does one compose the portrait of a dear friend when he has stepped into the hereafter? In her recent documentary "Kostis Papagiorgis: The Sweetest Misanthrope", director Eleni Alex…

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In the midst of the financial crisis George Tsolis, a young Greek with innovative ideas in the fisheries sector, in cooperation with his partner, Lefteris Arapakis, managed to establish ENALEIA, the first school for professional fishing in Greece an…

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Greece enters a new era next month, marking the end of an almost decade-long economic crisisand with the economy returning to growth. On August 20, the country will conclude the last of three successive European adjustment programs, with analysts ha…

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Kevin Featherstone is Eleftherios Venizelos Professor of Contemporary Greek Studies and Professor of European Politics at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is currently the Head of the European Institute and was long-term Dire…

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This May, the art of dance is celebrated at the Michael Cacoyannis Foundation (MCF), through two much-anticipated productions: “Babel” by acclaimed choreographer Konstantinos Rigos and the Oktana Dancetheatre group (May 29-June 1) and &ld…

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Founded in 2013, the Syros International Film Festival (SIFF) showcases a wide spectrum of cinema in traditional and re-purposed island sites. Taking place in the middle of the Aegean summer and removed from the usual demands and hierarchies of the…

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Ricardo Cabral is assistant professor of Economics, former Vice President, and former Economics and Management Department Head of the University of Madeira, Portugal. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of South Carolina.

His research in…

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The Greek News Agenda editorial team extends its best wishes to its readers for a bright and joyful holiday season and our sincere thanks for your loyalty and goodwill throughout the year.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all, with pea…

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