Dimitris Angelis (Athens, 1973) has published seven collections of poetry, as well as essays, studies and short stories. His collection Anniversary was awarded the Porfyras Prize of the Academy of Athens, in 2015 he was honored wi…

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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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The non-profit organization Greece in USA - a New York City-based organization that aims to promote contemporary Greek Culture in the United States – recently launched the second iteration of its program for the internationalization of Gre…

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Cities across the world are gradually starting to play a greater role in addressing challenges at the international level, from climate change and immigration to the health and security of citizens. As cities become global actors developing internati…

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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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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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The 18th Annual San Francisco Greek Film Festival will take place online April 16-25, 2021, with all screenings available in the United States and Canada free of charge. This year’s line-up of films includes 15 short films, including &ldqu…

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Vagia Kalfa (Alexandroupolis, 1984) has published the poetry collections Απλά Πράγματα [Simple Things] (Gavriilidis editions, 2012) and Ληθόστρωτο&n…

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At the start of June, Greek author Auguste Corteau hit bookshelves in the English-speaking world for the first time with The Book of Katerina, his personal, shocking and uproariously funny novel, a fictionalized account of his mother’s life-lon…

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The town of Sparta in the Peloponnese is famous as the site of the eponymous Ancient Greek city-state, one of the most prominent ones in Greek history, and arguably the greatest military land-power in Greece for several centuries.

Ancient Sparta

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