“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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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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Greek Minister of State Nikos Pappas briefed the Economic and Commercial Diplomats of the Foreign Diplomatic Missions in Greece, at an event organized at the Greek Secretariat General for Media and Communication last Friday (11.3).…

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Alexis Heraclides is Professor of International Relations and Conflict Resolution at the Department of Political Science and History of the Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences. He has served as senior advisor on minorities and human…

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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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The worker-managed factory Vio.Me. in Thessaloniki is probably the most successful self-management experiment in Greece and it has grown into a symbol and inspiration for self-management for workers internationally.

The factory, originally founded i…

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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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When it comes to the films of Giorgos Lanthimos, critics and audience do not sit on the fence: they either love them or hate them. This is the case with The Killing of a Sacred Deer, his latest film, which competed against 18 other films at the 70th…

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A pocket guide about Greece containing interesting facts about politics, economy, tourism, cultural heritage, education, language, arts, and other aspects of Greek life. 

 

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Kevin Andrews (1924-1989) was an American scholar and writer, and an ardent philhellene whose passionate love for Greece defined the course of his life. He remains most famous for his bestselling book The Flight of Ikaros: a journey into Greece (1959…

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