Eva Karaitidi (1955) studied classical philology at the University of Athens and Semiotics at the University Paris III/Sorbonne Nouvelle. Her doctoral thesis, argued in Paris in 1987, explores the poetic art in ancient Greece. She has been working as…

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Dimitris Leontzakos was born in Kavala in 1974 and lives in Thessaloniki. He studied music in Thessaloniki, Munich, Rome and New York. He works as a musician. He has published seven books of poetry: Comic (Ta tramakia Publications, 200…

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George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron, usually referred to as Lord Byron, is considered one of the most iconic Romantics poets and arguably the most famous Philhellene; a fascinating and highly influential figure throughout his life, he died at the ag…

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The Thessaloniki International Book Fair is the most important yearly event for the book and the professionals of the field organized in our country; a cultural institution with international character that has changed the landscape of the book indus…

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On the occasion of today’s opening of the new school year in Greece that takes place with all the necessary safety measures to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, Greek News Agenda pays tribute to the heritage of “Τhe Sc…

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Ruben Östlund @2020 Τhe Τriangle Of Sadness

According to Production Guide Greece – Winter 2021, an annual publication by the Hellenic Film Commission of the Greek Film Centre, Greece is definitely a spotlight filming destination i…

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Petros Tatsopoulos is an acclaimed Greek writer. He was born in Rethymno, Crete, in December 1959. He grew up in Athens. He studied economics and political science. He worked as a trainee social worker, co-screenwriter for A foolish love (1981) by Ge…

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What is “off-season” when the prospect of re-starting widespread tourism seems risky and uncertain? What constitutes “off” and “high” season in a period that has disrupted our very perception of time, making us foc…

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Christopher Merrill has published six collections of poetry, including Watch Fire, for which he received the Lavan Younger Poets Award from the Academy of American Poets; many edited volumes and translations; and six books of nonfiction, am…

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Cinema no matter what, festival no matter what. The 61st Thessaloniki International Film Festival is back in online business, from 5 to 15 November 2020, with indie cinema from all over the world, the best movies of the recent Greek film production,…

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