Lavrion (or Laurium), located on the southeast coast of Attica, has been an area associated with mining since ancient times. It was an important extraction site for lead glance (Agriantoni 1993), especially during the “Golden Age of Athens&rdqu…

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The Fourth Congress of the Congrès Internationaux d’Architecture Moderne (CIAM IV) in 1933 stands as a milestone in the history of modern architecture and urbanism. It was the culmination of a long process of discussions and debates amon…

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Summer in Greece naturally connects with dozens of cultural events that are spread throughout the country during summertime. Amongst all of them though, the one that holds most importance is the Athens & Epidaurus Festival (AEF), which is centred…

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If you wish to feel as if you're on a Greek island without leaving Attica, we suggest a visit to Sounion, a must-see archaeological site close to Athens, overlooking the Aegean. The site has a rich history, featuring the spectacular Temple of Po…

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The Museum of Cycladic Art hosts an original exhibition under the title Picasso and Antiquity. Line and Clay, featuring ceramics and drawings by iconic 20-th century artist Pablo Picasso juxtaposed with ancient artefacts. The exhibition, which forms…

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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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