The 6th edition of Athens Ethnographic Film Festival kicks off today (25.11) in the Exile Room and runs until Sunday, November 29th. The Festival aims to introduceethnographic films to a wider audience and initiate a discus…

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When Agence France Presse photographerAris Messinis put down his camera on a beach in Lesvos to pull a refugee toddlerout of the water and carry him on his shoulder, the photographer’s instinct to capture the news was outstripped b…

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IT - Telecommunications
 
The 17th Infocom World Conference 2015takes place today (Nov 24), in Athens. The conference is organized by Smart Press and this year’s theme is "Digital Reboot - Act and Disrupt", analyzing the la…

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Paris-based photographer and visual artist Evangelia Kranioti is the 2015 recipient of the Best Emerging International Filmmaker Award at the Toronto Hot Docs International Film Festival and has been shortlisted for the Photogra…

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Greece is often so closely linked to summer vacations that it rarely features in winter escape plans. Acknowledging the need to promote Greece as an all year round destination, Greek Alternate Minister of Tourism, Elena Kountoura, at the opening d…

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The Consulate General of Greece in Istanbul is holding a series of monthly lectures entitled “Remembering the Ottoman Past in the Eastern Mediterranean”, at the Sismanoglio Mansion. The series, which began last month…

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Athens Biennale 2015-2017 "OMONOIA"
 
Bridging the past with the present and the future, the Athens Biennale 2015-2017 "OMONOIA", launches a two-year period of activities as of November 18.

The programme begins with Synapse 1: Introduc…

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The non-profit cultural organization CHEAPART celebrates its 20th anniversary, and is presenting two major exhibitions  accompanied by lectures and discussions on the current role of the artist in Europe, as well as the work of art on…

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It’s all about toys, argues blogger Nikos Papadopoulos, the man behind a photographic project using toys as instruments towards social satire.

Inspired by an incident in which he employed Playmobil pieces to explain something to his young son,…

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Modern Greek literature is sometimes constrained by the greatness of its ancestors, the influence of the classics and the numerous literary genres established by the ancients Greeks. Readers of classic literature around the world would claim to be we…

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