Starting from October 2015 the Secretariat General for Information & Communication (Γενική Γραμματεία Ενημέρωσης &&nb…

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This year, Animafest Cyprus - Views of the World inaugurates Animafest Cyprus – Junior Edition, that will take place in Nicosia at Melina Merkouri Hall, 14-17 March 2017, with the support of ASIFA (Association International du film d&rsq…

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Carefree people sunbathing, beautiful women smiling in their swim suits, wrapped in the glossy escapist visual style of the 50’s. But what do these people think about? “What lies behind the summer holiday smiles?” is the question Ch…

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On 24 April, at the invitation of Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi, a Ministerial Conference of ten countries is being convened in Athens to officially establish the "Ancient Civilizations Forum".

Apart from Greece…

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By Sotiris Mitralexis*

A spectre is haunting Greece, the spectre of the East-West divide. “Modern Greece between East and West” seems to be a subject that preoccupies Greeks—scholars, politicians, public intellectuals, journalists a…

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art by Mali Skotheim

By Johanna Hanink*

Virginia Woolf’s essay “On Not Knowing Greek” was published in 1925, the same year as Mrs Dalloway. The title gestures not to Woolf’s (nor to anyone’s) ignorance of Ancient G…

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Maria Petmesidou (Ph.D. Oxford University) is Emeritus Professor of Social Policy at Democritus University of Thrace, and Fellow of CROP (Comparative Research on Poverty) of the International Social Science Council under the auspices of UN…

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Year 2016 has been dedicated to the Greek visual artist Yannis Moralis (April 23, 1916 – December 20, 2009) by the Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports on the occasion of the completion of 100 years since his birth. On the occasion, the Ministr…

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Yiorgos Chouliaras is a Greek poet, prose writer, essayist, and translator. Born in Thessaloniki, he studied and worked mostly in New York, before returning to Athens from Dublin. He has worked as a university lecturer, advisor to cultural institutio…

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The Greek language, whether ancient, biblical or modern, can be ideally studied in a Greek- speaking environment. Distinguished French classical scholarJacqueline de Romilly once said that “[…] everyone has to learn Greek, because it is…

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