Maria Archimandriti was born in 1981. She has a degree in Balkan Studies and a specialization in marketing. Her poems have been published in various newspapers and literary journals. She has participated in European poetry festivals. Her first poetry…

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A large number of festival were held in Athens throughout the year, usually in honour of Gods, such as Dionysus, Apollo, Hermes and, of course, Athena, the city-state protectress, while others were centred around concepts such as family or citizenshi…

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A number of historical figures have distinguished themselves in the Greek War of Independence. Georgios Karaiskakis, Odysseas Androutsos, Markos Botsaris and Laskarina Bouboulina are some of the most famous among these personalities, but one name usu…

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“Is this sunny Greece, the Greece of my dreams?” Lord Byron utters upon his arrival in Messolonghi on January 1824 in Nikos Koundouros’ film “Byron, A Ballad for a Daemon”. Exiled from his homeland, expelled from society…

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Enterprise Greece is the official investment and trade promotion agency of Greece operating under the supervision of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs aiming to attract foreign investment in Greece and to promote internationally the export of Greek pr…

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Massimo Cazzulo is a classical philologist (he teaches Ancient Greek and Latin in Italy) and translator. He has translated Greek poets (including Odysseas Elytis, Yiannis Ritsos, Antonis Fostieris, Giannis Dallas) and prose writers (among which Maro…

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The Benaki Museum, in cooperation with the Bank of Greece, the National Bank of Greece and Alpha Bank, presents a major anniversary exhibition to celebrate the Bicentenary of the Greek War of Independence, under the tile "1821 Before and After".

As i…

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The 13th Larissa International Film Festival Artfools starts on Saturday, March 27 at 12 noon. For a second year, the Festival will take place online from 27 March to 7 April 2021. The Qualifying Committee composed by Robbie Eksiel, film critic, Apos…

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The dramatic events of the Greek War of Independence have served as a source of inspiration for many Greek and international artists, and have been the subject of several world-famous paintings, such as Eugène Delacroix’s Massacre at Chi…

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On April 15, 1825, the invading Ottoman armies besieged the city of Messolonghi for the third time. The defenders managed to keep the city for almost one year, yet a number of factors such as the numerically superior strength…

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