In an effort to further promote research and innovation, Greece and China have recently decided to deepen their cooperation in the field of research and technology. The foundations were laid for the formation of synergies between the two countries ai…

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This year the Guardian picture desk has chosen yet another Greek photojournalist, namely Yannis Behrakis of Reuters, as the agency’s photographer of the year. “I have been covering refugees and migrants for over 25 years, but this year ha…

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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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Greeks celebrated yesterday (6.1) the Holy Epiphany (‘Theofania’ or ‘Fota’), one of the Orthodox Church’s most important feasts that commemorates the baptism of Jesus Christ in the River Jordan and closes the festive sea…

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Arcades as an urban space are a paradise for flâneurs: sheltered from the caprices of the weather under an all-protecting vault, wanderers are free to pursue their art of Idling, window-shopping and observing. Like all modern metropolises, Athens is teaming with arcades: more than 40 arcades of about 65,000 square meter surface can be found within the contours of Athens's commercial center. These arcades or “stoas” in Greek are the most hidden aspect of modern Athens, a back-stage labyrinth full of histories and endless layers, a city within a city.…

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In the first ‎Culture Agenda‬ of the year, don't miss: ‘FEK + Art’ at the ‎National Printing House‬, the 'ELLES' exhibition paying homage to female creativity at Frissiras Museum, 'Richard III'  at the National Theatre and the 'Voula Massoura and her world' exhibition at Teloglion Foundation in Thessaloniki…

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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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As in other countries, there are two sides to Christmas in Greece: one is festive and glamorous, while the other is spiritual, with religious worship at its core. Whether at Christmas or any other time of the year, Greece attracts considerable n…

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Greek News Agenda presents Manos Hatzimalonas, founder of the Philotimo Foundation, an initiative aiming to define the unique concept of “philotimo”, currently without any direct literal translation from Greek into English or any other la…

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Paul Mason, Economics Editor for UK’s Channel 4 News, and film director Theopi Skarlatos launched "#ThisIsACoup", a documentary that presents "the story of Greece’s 2015 confrontation with the EU”, covering the seven months bet…

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