A documentary about the life and work of George Bizos - the four-decade-long human rights advocate in South Africa, lawyer, and close friend of Nelson Mandela - will be screened as part of the events taking place on the island of Kastellorizo within…

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Greece’s archaeological sites and monuments are "brought to life" with a multitude of cultural events across the country, from July 18 to September 15, 2022, commemorating the Asia Minor catastrophe (1922-2022). For the third year in a row, the…

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Nikos Tsouchlos is Associate Professor at the Department of Music Studies of the Ionian University and President of the Athens Conservatoire. He spoke to Greek News Agenda* on the past and, crucially, the future of this major performing arts educati…

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On the occasion of World Photography Day, celebrated annually on August 19, Greek News Agenda pays tribute to the work of the first Greek and foreign photographers - including Philippos Margaritis, the Romaidis brothers, William James Stillman, and F…

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Greece’s relationship with honey is a long-standing one, as few countries love honey and revere beekeeping more than Greece, and perhaps no country has a deeper tradition and expertise in this craft. Just like olive oil, honey is one of the cou…

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Santorini (officially named Thira, after its ancient Greek name Thera) is the southernmost island of the Cyclades; it usually figures high in international lists of the most beautiful and popular island destinations, but it is also one of the most im…

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Greek News Agenda pays tribute to the renowned Greek visual artist George Lazongas who died at the age of 77 earlier this month. His work is currently exhibited at the National Archaeological Museum in Athens; in fact, the show entitled “The pa…

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Greece has an abundance of products that have a naturally sweet taste; thanks to their great variety, Greek cuisine features a number of desserts using ingredients such as fresh and dried fruit, honey, nuts and dairy. Arguably the most typical homest…

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In antiquity Sappho was regularly counted among the greatest of poets and was often referred to as "the Poetess," just as Homer was called "the Poet." Celebrated as the supreme Greek poet of love and of the personal lyric, Sappho was noted…

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The construction and use of bouzouki constitute a representation of the paths that tradition unfolds in the neighborhoods of the present. In such a path lies the beginning of a workshop specialized in the construction of traditional musical instrumen…

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