Greece’s Carnival season,known as "Apokries", is the festive season preceding Lent, a period of masquerading, eating, drinking and dancing, which reaches its peak with extravagant parades of giant floats and colorful street groups. Traditionall…

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The Internet revolution on the 21st century is not just a technological revolution but  constitutes a decisive step towards bringing the physical and digital world even closer. Lately, everybody is talking about “The Internet of Things&rdq…

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Mark Blyth is a Scottish political economist whose research focuses upon how uncertainty and randomness impact complex systems, particularly economic systems, and “why people continue to believe stupid economic ideas despite buckets of evidence…

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I am happy because I can work; for I have no ambition, no hatred; for my heart is uncontaminated. When working spiritually, one never gets ill, never gets old – that is the secret: alas, should one give up one’s work. Five minutes…

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Greece has a new National Plan for Energy and Climate (NPEC) that was presented in December 2019 following a public consultation and a debate in the Greek Parliament. The NPEC is an ambitious plan in accordance with the UN Agenda 2030 and its 17 glo…

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Greek authorities broke a deal this week to commence the implementation of one of the biggest urban regeneration projects throughout Europe in the coming years that will create the largest Metropolitan Green and Recreational Park in Europe at the wid…

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The Athens School of Fine Arts (ASFA) is Greece’s most renowned and oldest University in the field, as well as one of the country’s oldest higher education institutes in general, with a history almost as long as that of the Modern Greek s…

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Third Man Records, rock star Jack White’s label, released a 2-disc compilation of “primeval Greek village music” called “Why the Mountains are Black”. Remastered from Grammy-award-winning producer Christopher K…

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The Epidaurus Lyceum is an ambitious new project of the Athens and Epidaurus Festival. From July 4th to July 19th, Epidaurus Lyceum will be the meeting point for 150 actors, drama teachers, directors, musicians, choreographers, theatre theorists, ant…

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The ancient Greek tradition of the ekecheiria, or the Olympic Truce refers to the cessation of hostilities before, during and after the Olympic Games, and is still applied nowadays. In view of the XXXII Olympiad (from July 24 to August 9) and the XVI…

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