Last March, 26year old Alexi Pappas, a Greek-American athlete based in Oregon, qualified to compete at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, wearing the colors of the Greek Olympic Team.  The young distance runner, who specializes in the 5,000 and 10,000…

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“We are all Greeks. Our laws, our literature, our religion, our arts, have their root in Greece” said Percy Bysshe Shelley, a renowned English poet of the 19th century whose enthusiasm for the stirrings of independence in Greece prompted…

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Starting this Saturday June 4th and until July 2nd, the Rebetiko Carnival 2016 will offer music lovers in London and other U.K. cities the opportunity to experience and enjoy the history and beauty of the Rebetiko music genre with gigs, workshops and…

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In this week’s Events & Culture Agenda: “Flowers of Russia” International Cultural Festival, Back to Athens/4 International Arts Festival, Athens’ Hispanic Film Festival, Athens Gardens Festival, exhibition by Sotiris Soro…

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With a dynamic cultural scene all year round, Athens performing art events include an impressive mix of both local and international musicians, artists and dance groups. The city turns livelier in the summer months under the blue Athenian sky when th…

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In this week's Events and Culture Agenda in Greece: the Athens Technopolis Jazz Festival, an international conference on Mobility Managment, a mountain running race on the island of Tinos, an Economist conference on digital strategy and the…

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Following three successful exhibitions in North America that welcomed around half of a million people, the largest comprehensive exhibition of Greek antiquities ever to tour outside Greece “THE GREEKS - Agamemnon to Alexander the Great” i…

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For the past 56 summers, people from all over the world have been flooding Athens and Epidaurus to experience one of the greatest celebrations of artistic performance in the world, the “Athens and Epidaurus Festival”. Revered figures from…

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Sericultural activities have a long tradition in Greece, with raw cocoon production and silk processing being familiar activities for hundreds of years. Soufli, situated 70 kilometers east of Alexandropouli (capital city of the Evros region), became…

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ILGA-Europe is an international non-governmental umbrella organization, part of the European Region of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans & Intersex Association (ILGA), working for equality and human rights for LGBTI people. The orga…

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