The Central Public Library of Veria, known as the Greek library miracle, has grown from its origins as a small library in a mountainous region of northern Greece into one of the most modern libraries of the world, awarded by the Bill and Melinda…

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The 2016 cross-cultural year between Russia and Greece was officially inaugurated at the Acropolis Museum, on Friday, March 11, by the Russian Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Prikhodko, Culture Minister Aristidis Balta…

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Hellenic Wave, a dynamic group of Greek origin fine Jewellery designers, is participating for the second time in the trendsetting Baselworld Jewellery and Watches Show in Switzerland this week (March 17-24, 2016). The show attracts more than 150,000…

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The ongoing economic crisis plaguing Greece has sparked literary production, which aims to narrate the human stories behind the current socio-economic turmoil, while it has attracted the attention of foreign readers, as it is manifested by the increa…

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In this week's Culture Agenda: "Athens a city of tales” Festival, Science for Girls, the Waves and Gypsy Jazz festival

Festival |"Athens a city of tales”| to March 20

The 3rd Festival of Storytelling inspired by and dedicated to the…

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The island of Santorini is rightly renowned for its dramatic setting. Volcanic flows and scatterings of ash mark the countryside with their strange shapes and intensity of colours, while the steep walls of the caldera, hundreds of feet high, are dott…

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Panayiotis Tetsis, one of Greece’s most notable postwar painters and academics, died March 5, 2016. “Who can really imagine the history of modern Greek painting without Tetsis?” noted the director of National Gallery, Marina Lambrak…

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Athens will become an important city culturally in the next few years, the inspired Serb artist whose entire career has been linked to performance, Marina Abramović, said in an exclusive interview to ANA-MPA, ahead of a much anticipated “perfor…

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Autobiographical narratives of Syrian and Afghan refugees about their perilous journey to Europe via Greece have artfully been transformed into comics in the illustrated edition “The Coldest Summer – Three Refugees’ Stories” b…

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The ‘Triodion’ period preceding Lent and Orthodox Easter has begun, and with it come fun and joy! Carnival season in Greece (Apokries) lasts three weeks and is marked by celebrations throughout the land, with music, dancing, masquerades a…

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