Minas Christidis and Ellie Lambeti in “A Matter of Dignity” (1958), dir. Michael Cacoyannis

In “A Matter of Dignity” (1958) directed by Michael Cacoyannis, a young woman named Chloe (Ellie Lambeti), child of a degraded Atheni…

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Chestnuts and the Greek winter are almost synonymous. In fact, a winter sight most loved and ever so familiar to Greeks - one that has inspired painters, novelists and song makers - is the sight of the chestnut-seller (“kastanás&rdq…

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Greek News Agenda pays tribute to one of the most important and prolific Greek sculptors of the postwar era, Yannis Pappas (March 13, 1913- January 18, 2005), on the occasion of his 16th death anniversary. Having produced more than 700 works in his 7…

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The Athens War Museum is located at the junction of Vasilissis Sofias Avenue and Rizari Street, in the centre of the town. Initially, the building was intended to host the National Gallery, but in 1964 it was decided to establish a War Museum in orde…

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The Secretariat General for Public Diplomacy and Greeks Abroad of the Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the “STAVROS NIARCHOS” Foundation Centre for Hellenic Studies at Simon Fraser University (SFU), Vancouver, Canada, are pleased…

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“USA & Greece: Celebrating 200 Years of Friendship” is a year-long campaign launched by the US embassy in Greece to commemorate Greece’s 1821 War of Independence highlighting the historic relationship between the two countries…

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The 27th of January has been designated by the United Nations as the annual International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust. The date marks the anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi Concentration and Extermination Ca…

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What is the connection between a sunbed that generates energy from the sun or a bus stop where passengers can charge their mobile phones and a university research laboratory? The answer is Nanotechnology and the Lab for Thin Films - Nanobiomaterials…

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Lenia Safiropoulou is an opera singer, poet and translator. She has published three poetry books: Paternoster Square (Polis, Athens 2012, Prize of the journal “Anagnostis” for young authors), It is hard to stumble on stones (Patakis, Athe…

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In times of pandemic, poetry must find imaginative and creative ways to be heard. Organized by the literary organization Poets’ Circle, the 6th Athens World Poetry Festival (21-24 September), titled Poetry Against All Odds, aims once…

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