The Greek Film Archive and Exile Room present a week of documentary and beyond, dedicated to the obsessive universe of artistic creation, from September 10–16th. A selection of films (recent productions, as well as vintage gems that deign a sec…

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One of the most noteworthy art exhibitions, that was organized this summer in Greece, was “Constantin Xenakis | Greece and Writing Codes”, the first exhibition to take place in the artist’s honor after his recent passing (June 2020)…

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Minos Efstathiadis is an author and playwright. He studied Law in Athens and in Hannover. His play The Meal received the prize for Original Play, was shortlisted for the Eurodram international contest in Germany and has been translated into English,…

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Dimitra Kolliakou (b. 1968) grew up in Athens. She studied classics at the University of Athens (NKUA) and obtained a PhD in linguistics from the University of Edinburgh. She taught linguistics at Newcastle University (1995-2010) and lived in various…

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The small island of Patmos, part of the Dodecanese complex in the central Aegean, is known, above all, as the location where John the Apostle received his visions and recorded them in the Book of Revelation, the final book of the New Testament. An im…

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Yorgos Ioannou is considered one of the most significant Greek writers of the second half of the 20th century, with his work being hailed as one of the most original in contemporary literature.

Often compared to Joyce for his attentive and uncomprom…

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Award-winning Greek-French writer Vassilis Alexakis passed away at the age of 77 on January 11, 2021. “Literature lost a great creator, and independent, loved and special voice”, and “a writer who has won the esteem of his colleague…

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The 3rd edition of ATHICFF will keep company to children and adolescents in Greece and Cyprus from November 14-22, offering families and schools high-quality films for free and online on the festival's platform: https://watch.athicff.com/.

The festiv…

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Kostas Kostis is Professor of Economic and Social History in the Department of Economics of the University of Athens (UoA). From 2006 until 2009 he occupied the Chair of Modern and Contemporary Greek Studies at the Éc…

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Takis Varvitsiotis was born in Thessaloniki in 1916. He studied law at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and began working as a lawyer in 1940. He published his first poems in the magazine Macedonian Days in 1936 at the age of twenty, and the…

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