The term Philhellenism derives from the Greek word "philos" (friend) and "Hellenism" (the study and appreciation of Greek language, culture, and civilization). It first appears in antiquity - inter alia, in the texts of Plato, Herodotus, and Iso…

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Unfolding a microcosm of twentieth-century Greece – and by extension of twentieth-century Europe – as it emerged from the physically and psychologically traumatic experiences of the Second World War, Invalids and Wayfarers ranks among the…

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There was a strong presence of Greek cinema at the 26th Sarajevo Film Festival where many Greek films were awarded. At this year's Sarajevo Film Festival, which was held from 14 to 21 August in online format, there were 320 media representatives, 153…

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The Australian Ambassador to Greece, His Excellency, Arthur Spyrou, was interviewed by Greek News Agenda* regarding his experiences as a diplomat in Greece, and the steps being taken towards strengthening the already good relations between Greece and…

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Academics highlight the constantly rising importance of Public Diplomacy in diplomatic dialogue. What does that mean in the case of Greece and what is the function of Greek Public Diplomacy? In his interview with Greek News Agenda*, John Chrysoulaki…

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Nikolas Evantinos was born in Ierapetra, Crete, 1982. He studied History and Archeology and pursed post-graduate studies on Modern Greek Literature at the University of Crete. He has published five books of poetry. His first book Μικ&rh…

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Sakis Serefas was born in Thessaloniki in 1960, where he continues to live today. He studied Medieval and Modern Greek Philology at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. In 2000 he was accepted to Columbia University as a Fulbright scholar, where…

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Mihalis Makropoulos was born in Athens in 1965 and studied biology at the University of Athens. He works as a translator of fiction and non-fiction (having translated, among many others, Ernest Hemingway, John Steinbeck, Truman Capote, Henry James, C…

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Greece has long been a destination for religious pilgrims and lovers of Byzantine art and architecture, featuring sites of great importance for faith tourism, such as Mount Athos and Meteora. Yet, not many are familiar with the important religious si…

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Miltos Sachtouris (1919-2005), a native of Athens, Greece, was one of the leading Greek poets of the postwar era. When he was young, he aborted his law studies to follow his real passion, poetry, and adopted the pen name Miltos Chrysanthis, unde…

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