The refugee and migrant crisis in Europe – whether off its coasts, on its shores or along its roadsides – is also a crisis for children. A total of 1,014,836 people arrived in Europe by sea in 2015, according to UNHCR, of who estimated 25…

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In this week's Culture Agenda: Athens Print Fest, Design for Growth andTEDx Thessaloniki conferences, Alexander the Great Marathon, “Pierrot Lunaire” music theatre, 8th International Meeting of School Choirs and “Αrticulations…

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Atlantis Books in Santorini is the most interesting bookstore in the world, according to leading National Geographic magazine. That’s another yet distinction for the legendary bookshop, which has gained international attention and acclaim since…

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From March 24 through June 18, 2016, the Onassis Cultural Center New York invites visitors to a major exhibition Gods and Mortals at Olympus: Ancient Dion, City of Zeus, seen in the United States for the first time andaiming to explore the relationsh…

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Most people in the world have some knowledge about the natural beauty of Greece but little is known about the components of this natural beauty. Although Greece is mostly famous for its beautiful islands, the sea and the warm sun, what is less known…

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On March 15, 2016, Chrysostomos “Chris” Alahouzos won a resounding victory in the race to become the new mayor of Tarpon Springs, with almost 58% of the vote. Alahouzos immigrated to the United States from the Greek island of Kalymnos, w…

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Last weekend marked the 20th anniversary of Odysseus Elytis’ death (Nov. 2, 1911 – Mar. 18, 1996) and the Teloglion Fine Arts Foundation in Thessaloniki is hosting from March 18 until May 31, 2016, a tribute exhibition to the poetic…

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There are between 40 and 45 thousand Greeks residing permanently in the UK. The presence of Greek students in tertiary education in the UK is quite significant, with some 20 Greek cultural, philanthropic and professional organizations active. There a…

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While Greece is in the middle of the refugee crisis, Poets Circle, following a five-year period of poetic activism, brings the refugee issue to the forefront of cultural life in Greece and in the rest of the world. On this year’s World Poetry D…

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In this week's Culture Agenda: Athens Half Marathon, George Gounaropoulos’ painting exhibition, Abramović’ “As One” performance art show, Wols & Eileen Quinlan photography exhibition, From Darkness to Light theatre play, a…

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