A museum dedicated to Philhellenism, founded, and operated by the Society for Hellenism and Philhellenism (SHP) has recently opened its doors in Athens. For the moment, due to the pandemic, only online visits are possible through a 3D virtual tour&n…

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When the so-called Generation of the 1930s, the predominant modernist movements in Greece, established the term and notion of "Greekness", they associated it with various aspects of what they perceived as a genuine form of national identity. In this…

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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 about 80 km from Athens, where the Peloponnese peninsula starts, an imposing fortress stands on the Acrocorinth, the acropolis of ancient Corinth. The archaeological site, sitting on a 575-metre monolithic rock that dominates the plain, offers an…

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The Cultural Route of the Ancient Theatres of Epirus is a project inaugurated by the regional authority of Epirus with the aim to promote the region’s five architectural treasures from antiquity (Dodona, Gitana, Amvrakia, Kassope and the Roman…

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George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron, usually referred to as Lord Byron, is considered one of the most iconic Romantics poets and arguably the most famous Philhellene; a fascinating and highly influential figure throughout his life, he died at the ag…

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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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The cultural and social study of the Greek world has been challenged especially in the last decade for a number of reasons related to the economic and refugee crisis, the sociopolitical changes and a remarkable artistic regeneration without neglecti…

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In November 2020, a marble head was discovered in the centre of Athens, on Aiolou Street, during work carried out by the Municipality of Athens at a depth of 1.3 metres underground. It is an ancient statue of Hermes, an "original work of art dating f…

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