According to Archeology magazine, published by the Archaeological Institute of America, the discovery of a man’s grave filled with more than 2,000 artefacts outside the Palace of Nestor in Pylos, on the southwestern coast of Greece, has changed…

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The drama project The Stones Speak is an initiative taken up for educational, recreational and tourist purposes, presented in museums and archaeological sites in the city of Athens. The words of Ancient Greek philosophers, poets and politicians are t…

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The island of Crete may be mostly known for its unique natural beauty which attracks hords of tourists every summer. Yet, this September a major cultural event will take place in one of its most beautiful cities, Heraklion, which will become the venu…

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Our sister publication GrèceHebdo* reviews the history of radio in Greece on the occasion of a visit to the Museum of Radio established in 2018 in the small city of Amaliada (Peloponnese), guided by its founder, Spyros Beratis.

The birth of ra…

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Few people have been as closely associated internationally with contemporary Greek music as Mikis Theodorakis, a man famous not just for his diverse body of work but also for his active involvement in Greece’s political and social struggles dur…

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The 25th Kalamata International Dance Festival (KDF) once more makes the city of Kalamata, in the picturesque region of Messinia, a must-visit destination for lovers of dance and performing arts. For ten days, on 19-28 July 2019, acclaimed Greek and…

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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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