Yiannis Makridakis was born in Chios in 1971 and studied mathematics. In 1997, he founded the Chios Studies Center with the purpose of research, archiving and studying of Chios, organizing its research and educational programs, while he published the…

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For the past 56 summers, people from all over the world have been flooding Athens and Epidaurus to experience one of the greatest celebrations of artistic performance in the world, the “Athens and Epidaurus Festival”. Revered figures from…

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A Week of Irish Music, Art, Poetry and Culture, organized by Friends of Paxos and supported by Culture Ireland and the Embassy of Ireland in Greecewill take place on the island of Paxos from July 6 - 10, 2017. The Irish Win…

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The 21st edition of Art-Athina, the International Contemporary Art Fair of Athens, will open its gates next week at the Faliro Pavilion (Taekwondo Stadium), kicking off on Thursday, May 26 and running through Sunday, May 29, under the auspices of the…

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Greek authorities broke a deal this week to commence the implementation of one of the biggest urban regeneration projects throughout Europe in the coming years that will create the largest Metropolitan Green and Recreational Park in Europe at the wid…

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2016 has been designated as a cross-cultural year between Russia and Greece that will strengthen bilateral relations in many fields. This special partnership was sealed with a Joint Declaration, signed by the two countries in October 2013, while its…

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Considered to be the most important holiday on the Greek calendar and one of the richest in folklore, the celebration of Orthodox Easter is extraordinary throughout Greece. While there are many local customs associated with Easter, there are sev…

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The Secretariat General for Media and Communication is hosting an event – tribute to Yannis Behrakis, photojournalist with Reuters for the last 20 years and Guardian photographer of the year 2015. On this occasion, Greek News Agenda (GNA)* inte…

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Kostas Vergopoulos is professor of Political Economy at the University of Paris VIII. He has written several books and his articles are regularly published in the Greek and international press. He talked to our sister publication Grèce Hebdo*&…

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Dimitris Rapidis is Policy and Communication Advisor at Syriza party and member of the Foreign Affairs Secretariat. He is the former Director of think-tank Bridging Europe and a policy expert on UN and UNDP projects, a major contributor to…

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