While written sources on the history of Greece have been studied extensively, no systematic attempt has been made to examine photography as an important cultural and material process. This is surprising, given that Modern Greece and photography are p…

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According to archaeologists, the first Greek song ever [VIDEO] was composed sometime between 200 BC- 100 AD by the poet Sikilos from Minor Asia, or modern Turkey. The decoding of the song was possible because Sikilos had used a marble column to engra…

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The 2,700 year-old statue of an ancient kore (maiden), the name given to a type of free-standing ancient Greek sculpture depicting female figures of a young age, will be permanently on display at the Museum of Thera (Santorini).

The statue (700 BC) w…

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  • Alain Lefèvre & Athens State Orchestra
 
 
French-Canadian pianist Alain Lefèvre will be performing at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, on July 6. The artist, much-loved by Greek audiences, will play Edvard Grieg’s…

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Plato’s timeless classic of history’s most famous trial, The Apology of Socrates, comes to life again for the fourth year running: the international theatrical production based on Plato’s "Apology" retur…

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They named themselves the Centaurus Racing Team in tribute to the mythical half-men, half-horse wild creatures roaming the region of Magnesia, Central Greece, seat of the Thessaly University team of twelve undergraduates who made it to the Formula St…

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The 5th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art opened its doors on June 23 and will run until September 30, in Thessaloniki. Themed “Old Intersections-Make it New,” the current edition of the Biennale focuses on the region…

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An unexpected encounter between two cultures deeply rooted in time will take place in the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus on July 24-25. The synergy involves Japan’s Noh Theatre and the Athens & Epidaurus Festival 2015 in the ancient theatre of Epid…

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Mysterious Greece is a new website set out to become the insider’s travel guide for Greece. Whether you want to travel to the mainland or the islands, explore the country’s cultural heritage or lash nature, Mysterious Greece is ready to unveil new se…

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He is considered the Greek “Van Gogh” and one of the first impressionist artists in Greece. Although the son of a former Prime Minister and brother of an eminent writer and politician, Nikos Dragoumis (1874-1933) was never in the limelight or celebra…

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