Athens Photo Festival (APhF) is on view at the Benaki Museum through 15 November, showcasing works by 108 artists and photographers from 26 countries. The festival features photo exhibitions, installations, conferences, workshops, etc., all held in f…

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Pedion tou Areos is one of the largest public parks within the municipality of Athens and one of the oldest planned recreational areas in the city. Its name means the "Field of Ares", the ancient Greek god of war (better known by his Roman equivalent…

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The Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH), founded in 1983, is a top-level research institution with worldwide reputation, based in the island of Crete. Equipped with well-organized facilities and highly qualified personnel, F…

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In "Iro /he.ro:/", a short film directed by Alexis Koukias – Pantelis, Iro, an 8 year old girl, is ready to take off on a short road trip with her mom and a strange superhero towards Lake Stymphalia. A car malfunction and a bus drivers strike w…

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The Athens Court of Appeal announced its verdict in the Golden Dawn trial on Wednesday, 7 October 2020, ruling that the far-right party operated as a criminal organisation. In a landmark decision, the three-member panel of judges charged seven of the…

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Literary creation is deeply rooted in the island of Cyprus, being a means through which the island’s historic continuity and national self-awareness has been manifested. The beginnings of modern Cypriot poetry, as well as of literature as…

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In the year 2021, Greece celebrates the Bicentenary of the Greek War of Independence, the Greek revolution against Ottoman rule, which led to the establishment of the Modern Greek state. The official celebration of the Greek Revolution of 1821 takes…

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Greece assumed the Chairmanship of the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers for a six-month period from May to November 2020. Having been member of this leading human rights Organization since August 1949, Greece took the Chairmanship in…

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POEM ON A TAPERECORDER

Joy of night, oh sonorous lights,
marvelous evening
the colored noise of the city
divided up my loneliness, sometimes yellow,
orange, blue, and now red
dyeing my gait pure green.
Love had white marks.
Stop. Rewind.
The turmoil…

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Ceramics (derived from “Keramos”, Greek for 'potter's clay') is one of the most ancient industries going back thousands of years. Even though there is a long history of ceramic art in almost all developed cultures, it particularly th…

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