Art historian Dr. Alexandra Kouroutaki spoke to Greek News Agenda* about the development of art, especially painting, in the newly-founded Greek state, its influences, its evolution and the nascence of the notion of "Greekness", focusing on the ways…

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Based on Gerald Durrell’s most famous book “My Family and Other Animals” where he narrates his idyllic, if oddball, childhood in the Greek island of Corfu, a drama series commissioned by ITV Channel to acclaimed screenwriter Si…

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Death does not scare me. Not being loved does.” | Melina Mercouri (1920-1994)

The Greek Ministry of Culture has declared 2020 as the “Year of Melina Mercouri”, featuring a series of events to mark the 100-year anniversary sin…

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There is no place for Sofia, the protagonist of “Hector Malot: The Last Day of the Year”, not even in the selfie taken with her friends in the last day of the year, a day that has to be spent in joy, in the company of dear ones. Jacqueli…

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It has been noted that the financial crisis since 2009 is to a degree connected with the upsurge of creativity in filmmaking. And "it has coincided with a number of acclaimed, international prize-winning films by a generation of Greek filmmakers who…

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A new study (“Alliance for Digital Employability: Creating 500.000 new jobs in ICT”), argues that a certain percentage of vacancies in Europe’s ICT sector could be covered by - mainly young - Greek people as part of a national strat…

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Professor Michael Scott is one of the most prominent and passionate classicists in Britain, also well known for his public engagement and outreach work as a speaker and broadcaster. His research and teaching focuses on aspects of ancient Greek and Ro…

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Award winning short stop motion animation film “Ethnophobia”, directed and animated by Joan Zhonga, is a humorous depiction of humankind’s intolerance of the Other.

Joan Zhonga is an animation director specialising in stop motion a…

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One of Greek government’s top priorities is combating high unemployment and fostering growth. A three-year employment plan that aims to create 300,000-450,000 jobs,  and has the potential to reduce unemployment by at least 5% (to 18% from…

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Routes in Teaching Modern Greek as a second/foreign language” is a distance learning programme, run by the Centre for the Greek Language (CGL). It is addressed to teachers of Greek as a second/foreign language (L2) who wish to receive tr…

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