The Christmas Toy Factory at Technopolis

The fabulous Christmas Factory returns for the third consecutive year atTechnopolis from November 27, 2015 to January 6, 2016. With new impressive decorations, interesting workshops, amazing gam…

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An entirely different museum, digital and dedicated to Plato, the great Greek philosopher of antiquity, opened November 26 at the archaeological site of Plato's Academy in Athens. The new museum aims for a fresh and innovative approach to philosophy…

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Wire photographers are at the forefront of the news, and while their names may often remain unknown, their images appear on the front pages of newspapers and magazines around the world. For the last six years, TIME has turned the spotlight on the bes…

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British Airways announced it will launch direct flights from London’s Heathrow Airport to Kalamata International airport in the region of the Peloponnese, starting from April 30 to September 26, 2016. The region expects this new development to…

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A solo exhibition of works by artist Jannis Psychopedis titled "Biography" opened November 19, and runs through December 12, at the Zoumboulakis Galleries, Athens. The exhibition features 13 portraits of Greek personalities, composing "a sort of auto…

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The Greek island of Kythera takes central stage at the Half King Photo Series in New York, from November 17 to January 3, 2016, through the photos of Kristina Williamson, who lived and worked among Kytherians for over a year, aiming to see how emigra…

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Here comes our weekly Culture Agenda:

28th Panorama of European Cinema (26 November-2 December)

Panorama of European Cinema, the longest-running film festival in Athens, returns for the 28th consecutive year (November 26 to December 2) to provide cin…

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During the 38th session of UNESCO’s General Conference (Nov 3-18), the 195 Member States unanimously agreed to ratify the creation of the “UNESCO Global Geoparks”. This new branding formalizes a relationship with Geop…

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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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