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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The Consulate General of Greece in Los Angeles (Public Diplomacy Office) along with the Consulate General of Greece in San Francisco (Office of Economic & Commercial Affairs) joined forces to offer an infotaining series of webcasts in the difficu…

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On this day, four years ago, the art world got poorer as Jannis Kounellis (March 23, 1936 – February 16, 2017), one of the founding fathers of the “Arte Povera” movement, passed away. Considered a giant of the postwar Euro…

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The web portal Study in Greece is campaigning for the promotion and international visibility of Greek Universities and the comparative educational advantages of our country. In particular, the campaign focuses on the foreign language study…

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The world’s first botanical garden was created in Athens in the 4th century BC by Aristotle’s student, Theophrastus, considered to be the founding “father of botany”. In the area known today as “Votanikos” (that is…

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A few months ago, the Embassy of Greece in Bosnia and Herzegovina launched an ambitious initiative to promote Greek language and culture: they provide Greek fiction, history and educational books to the libraries of educational institutions, universi…

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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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Born in Chania, Crete in 1954, Stavros Psillakis is a graduate of the National Technical University of Athens in Electrical Engineering. He studied film direction at the Hadjikou Film School (Athens) and anthropological documentary filmmaking at the…

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Here comes our weekly Culture Agenda:

28th Panorama of European Cinema (26 November-2 December)

Panorama of European Cinema, the longest-running film festival in Athens, returns for the 28th consecutive year (November 26 to December 2) to provide cin…

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The impressive ruins of Mycenae and Tiryns, in the Argolis region of the Peloponnese, bear evidence of the role they played in the past, as the two most important cities of Mycenaean Greece. The Mycenaean civilisation (itself named after the city of…

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