Renowned Greek poet Constantine Cavafy was born in Alexandria, Egypt, on 29 April, 1863. A cosmopolitan by birth, Cavafy travelled for the first time to Greece in the summer of 1901, accompanied by his brother Alexandros. His stay in Athens constitut…

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Open Cellar doors is back again this year, inviting everyone to familiarize themselves with excellent Greek Wines and share the secrets for quality wine from May 27 to May 28.

This is the ideal weekend to take an inspiring journey to a wine country…

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Developed by the Hellenic Studies Program of the Simon Fraser University (Vancouver, Canada), the Odysseas online language tutor is an interactive learning program designed to teach the Greek language and culture on the Internet using elec…

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Where does ultimate despair lead individuals? Where do people turn to when they have lost all means of survival? Vassilis Mazomenos’ dark and poetic film “Lines” addresses the subject of suicides in the midst of the Greek economic…

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In the context of the recent crisis, street art and graffiti have become important mediums of expression and protest in Athens. Walls covered in paint have vividly mirrored and documented the development of the economic and socio-political crisis in…

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Athens will become an important city culturally in the next few years, the inspired Serb artist whose entire career has been linked to performance, Marina Abramović, said in an exclusive interview to ANA-MPA, ahead of a much anticipated “perfor…

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Surprise and subversion of the spectator expectations. The vision of Adam Szymczyk,Artistic Director of documenta 14, starts to unravel, calling the public to “unlearn what they know”. On April 8, documenta 14 opens its exhibition in Ath…

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“Can we become, literally, different people? Can we change our mind, our feelings, the way we think and exist in the world? The answer is, unquestionably, yes” says Laurie Anderson, experimental artist and guest Artistic Director of the p…

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“GREEK MOMENT GREC” is the title of a pluralistic and collective volume based on the output of GREEK MOMENT the creative project directed by French sculptor Emmanuel Saulnier. The content of the book provides a reflection on the Greek cri…

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May 18 has been marked as International Museum Day to raise awareness that “museums are an important means of cultural exchange, enrichment of cultures and development of mutual understanding, cooperation and peace among peoples.” Rich in…

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