Renowned Greek poet Constantine Cavafy was born in Alexandria, Egypt, on 29 April, 1863. A cosmopolitan by birth, Cavafy travelled for the first time to Greece in the summer of 1901, accompanied by his brother Alexandros. His stay in Athens constitut…

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At a time when austerity policies have been worsening media production within Greece documentary production is blooming.  Since the signing of the first Economic Adjustment Programme in 2010, a growing number of independent documentaries have be…

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Greece will be present in the 24th annual Beijing International Book Fair between August 24-28 and aspires to present the Chinese book lovers with an array of most recent publications in Greece as well as other significant classical titles that have…

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The Vlassis Caniaris exhibition (Tinos island, June 25 - October 31) forms part of the “Bound for Tinos” series organised for the third year by the Cultural Foundation of Tinos. This series of exhibitions, curated by art historian Christo…

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If you are a Greece and a music lover, then Pelion might be the ideal tourist destination for you this summer. Pelion consists of 24 villages and many settlements, spectacular nature, a rich culinary tradition, cultural affluence, and a distinctive a…

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Katerina Gregos is one of the most dynamic art curators living and working in Brussels, as artistic director of the international art fair “Art Brussels”. She has received international distinctions for her work as an art historian, indep…

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Musicians, dancers, actors, writers and many artists from all over the world have begun gathering on the island of Lesvos to participate in a unique festival that officially kicked off yesterday and will run until August 26. The Symbiosis (from the G…

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“Faith is something you experience. Nobody can take it from you.” Father Antonios Papanikolaou.

It was 1998 and a young orthodox priest who had just received his ordainment in the parish of Agios Georgios Church in the area of Kolono…

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Hikers and nature lovers will have yet another reason to visit Greece and more specifically the Peloponnese this summer. Launched on May 31, the Menalon Trail is a long mountain trail in Arcadia, a wonderful mountain area in the center of Peloponnese…

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Whether you are in the Greek capital this summer or enjoying your vacation in the countryside, there is a longstanding summer tradition all over the country to spend the evenings at an outdoor cinema, while having a drink under the stars, with a soft…

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