On the occasion of the 25th recent anniversary of Manos Hadjidakis death, the Turkish director and producer, Fuad Kavur, remembers the great composer and their collaboration for the film Memed My Hawk.

Fuad Kavur' (born 1952 in Istanbul, Turke…

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For the third year running, Greek animation travels to Annecy International Animation Film Festival and its International Animation Film Market (Mifa), the leading animation film festival, where 12,000 participants gather each year to see the best ne…

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Thessaloniki Queer Arts Festival [TQAF] is a grassroots initiative aiming to "alter deeply entrenched misconceptions and prejudices toward the queer and LGBT community through artistic and cultural practices". The festival was founded by Tomas Diafas…

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The 13th edition of the Los Angeles Greek Film Festival will be held June 3 - 9, 2019, at UCLA and at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. The Festival features 47 new films by Greek filmmakers from around the world in its program, promotes Greek cinem…

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The year 2019 has been designated "Erotokritos Year" by the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports, to honour Vintsentzos Kornaros (1553-1613/14), poet and leading figure of the Cretan Renaissance, and his magnum opus, Erotokritos, telling the tale…

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Athens Music Week is a weeklong music marathon aiming to “celebrate cultural and creative diversity” and turn Athens into a showcase for the Greek contemporary music scene. Athens Music Week (AMW)’s main goal is to promote musi…

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May Day marks the worldwide celebration of International Workers' Day, or Labour Day. The date was chosen to commemorate the Haymarket riot, which took place in Chicago on 4 May 1886; it was formally recognised as an annual event at the Second Intern…

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Easter, or Pascha in Greek, is the most important religious holiday of the Orthodox Church marking the resurrection of Christ and the chance of rebirth for mankind. Many of the customs practiced in Greece at Easter originated in the very distant past…

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The history of tourism has been a burgeoning field of scholarly study in recent decades. It deals with the social construction of tourism as a field of practices related to the management of leisure time and mobility, as well as the development of th…

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Talking to Greek News Agenda, the director of the Hellenic Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities Ms Pari Kalamara announced that four shipwrecks in the Pagasetic gulf which date back to Classical and Byzantine times are set to become underwater museums,…

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