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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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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