In November 2020, a marble head was discovered in the centre of Athens, on Aiolou Street, during work carried out by the Municipality of Athens at a depth of 1.3 metres underground. It is an ancient statue of Hermes, an "original work of art dating f…

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As the Covid crisis has changed most parts of everyday life, Film Festivals around the world turn to digital making crisis an opportunity to address a wider public. That is the case with 23rd Olympia International Film Festival, the first and biggest…

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Just a few meters away from the Greek Parliament’s building - right behind the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on Amalias Avenue- lies the National Garden of Athens which, together with the Ζappeion Hall, covers 24 hectares full of vegeta…

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Massimo Cazzulo is a classical philologist (he teaches Ancient Greek and Latin in Italy) and translator. He has translated Greek poets (including Odysseas Elytis, Yiannis Ritsos, Antonis Fostieris, Giannis Dallas) and prose writers (among which Maro…

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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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Born in Athens, filmmaker and writer Dimitris Athanitis studied cinema and architecture. A member of the European and Greek Film Academy, he has directed ten feature and four short films: "Medea" (2021), “Labyrinth” (docume…

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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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A Roman shipwreck with a mixed cargo of various types of amphorae is the most important find of the second underwater research mission off the coast of Kasos, a small island in the Dodecanese group, according to a Press release by the Greek Ministry…

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In the year 2021, Greece celebrates the Bicentenary of the Greek War of Independence, the Greek revolution against Ottoman rule, which led to the establishment of the Modern Greek state. A series of celebrations taking place throughout…

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Dimitra Kotoula was born in Komotini, Northern Greece in 1974 and grew up in Xanthi. She is an archaeologist/art historian. She is the author of two poetry collections: Three Notes for a Melody (Nefeli Publications, 2004) and The Constant Narrative&n…

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