Another emblematic museum directly linked to an archaeological site - like in the cases of Vergina, Delphi and Olympia - is expected to open this year in Greece: the Eleutherna Museum. Spread across 2,000 square meters, the museum's space will be div…

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The Central Public Library of Veria, known as the Greek library miracle, has grown from its origins as a small library in a mountainous region of northern Greece into one of the most modern libraries of the world, awarded by the Bill and Melinda…

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Prime minister Alexis Tsipras concluded today (6/7) a successful five-day official visit to Beijing and Shanghai aimed to broaden the strategic importance of Sino-Greek cooperation and lure Chinese investments to Greece.

Both sides appeared very ple…

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The Consulate General of Greece in Los Angeles (Public Diplomacy Office) along with the Consulate General of Greece in San Francisco (Office of Economic & Commercial Affairs) joined forces to offer an infotaining series of webcasts in the difficu…

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The impressive ruins of Mycenae and Tiryns, in the Argolis region of the Peloponnese, bear evidence of the role they played in the past, as the two most important cities of Mycenaean Greece. The Mycenaean civilisation (itself named after the city of…

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After a period in which immigration to Greece has monopolised public attention, media discourses, state policies and academic research - and rightly so – a shift appears to be underway as emigration is back in the agenda. Shrinking opportunitie…

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In mid- 2015, a groundbreaking action started on the Cycladic island of Sifnos at the initiative of Sifnos’ Cooperative Society. This action is based on two main axes: to inform Sifnos’ residents and visitors and raise their awareness on…

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Markellos Chryssicos (full name: Markellos Chryssicopoulos) is a conductor and musician who has dedicated himself to a very particular endeavour: the historically informed performance of early music, especially Baroque. His musical education began at…

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Ancient Greek civilization constitutes one of the cornerstones of western civilization and modern Greece has inherited a vast cultural heritage, preserved in more than 150 archeological museums and collections around the country, the vast majority of…

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Maria Karavela, Hilton Gallery, Athens (1971), scraweled an eloquent plea of "Help"

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the seizure of power in Greece by a group of right–wing army officers (21 April 1967) imposing for…

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