“Greek Public Diplomacy and its contribution to the country’s image abroad” is the title of a presentation by Mary Vaxevanidou, Head of the International Communication Directorate of the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs, at a confe…

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What do we mean when we talk about Greek fashion? How has it been shaped over the years, conditions and regions? An exhibition titled “Greek Fashion - 100 inspirational and creative years”, running through January 31, 2020, at the Helleni…

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On the occasion of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the General Secretariat for Public Diplomacy, Religious and Consular Affairs of the Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Athens Tactual Museum of the Lighthouse for the Bl…

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I woke up in a country: Greek poetry at the present time is a recently published bilingual poetry anthology featuring fifty Greek poets, half men half women, up to the age of forty five. A joint effort of Mania Meziti, Eirini Margariti and Fanis Papa…

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The cinematic universe of filmmaker Yannis Zafiris is full of ghosts, that is, the memories of departed loved ones, while those who are left behind try to bring them back through their own rituals, as is the case in his short films Rhizome (2015…

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Born in 1964 in Athens, the famous greek painter Maria Filopoulou studied painting in Paris at the Ecole nationale supérieure des beaux-arts under Leonardo Cremonini, during the period 1984-1988. She continued with postgraduate studies at…

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Theo Dorgan (born 1953) is an Irish poet, writer and lecturer, translator, librettist and documentary screenwriter. He was educated in North Monastery School. He completed a BA in English and Philosophy and a MA in English at Univ…

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The Museum of Cycladic Art has announced a new series of lectures on archaeology, focusing on the island of Crete; the cycle will feature announcements of recent discoveries and new archaeological finds, as well as research projects, and will take pl…

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On 18 October 1979, one of Greece’s major poets, Odysseus Elytis, was awarded with the Noble Prize for Literature. The Swedish Academy declared in its presentation that Elytis’ poetry "depicts with sensual strength and intellectual clears…

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The "New Agriculture for a New Generation" program is a non-profit initiative that aims to create career opportunities and entrepreneurship for youth in the Agrifood sector in Greece. This innovative multiyear program -that begun in 2018- is led by R…

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