In the year 2021, Greece celebrates the Bicentenary of the Greek War of Independence, the Greek revolution against Ottoman rule, which led to the establishment of the Modern Greek state. The official celebration of the Greek Revolution of 1821 takes…

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Τhe Athens Science Festival, one of the biggest celebrations of science and technology in Greece, is taking place this year on a digital form, from March 27 to 29, 2021, broadcasting live from the “Technopolis” Cultural Center. The t…

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Eleni Boukoura-Altamura was the first known Greek woman to receive formal art education at a time when this was off limits for women, not only in Greece but throughout Europe. Talented, determined and hard-working, she managed to overcome the obstacl…

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Athens might be a bustling, vibrant capital, but it’s easy to get some nature therapy in numerous parks and green spaces that give a daily breath of oxygen to the city’s millions of inhabitants. Some of them, such as the National Garden o…

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Born in Athens, filmmaker and writer Dimitris Athanitis studied cinema and architecture. A member of the European and Greek Film Academy, he has directed ten feature and four short films: "Medea" (2021), “Labyrinth” (docume…

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The Greek War of Independence inspired many to take up arms and join the struggle. It also captured the hearts and minds of artists and writers at that time and continues to inspire them to the present day. Surprisingly, French author Jules Verne, kn…

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Τhe online exhibition "Proving History" is dedicated to the great battles that took place during the Persian Wars, especially the Battle of Thermopylae and the Naval Battle of Salamis. It was designed in the context of the celebrations of the "Th…

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Imagine that you are working in a European capital and that before or after your work, on a busy weekday, you wear your swimsuit and in 10 or 20 minutes you go to the beach for swimming or surfing, or you go to a beach bar in the night for a drink.…

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"Faces of the Hero” is a series of events presented by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) to mark the bicentenary of the Greek Revolution, which led to the emergence of the modern Greek state. “Which are the Faces of…

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Dimitra Aggelou (Athens, 1984) studied biology at the University of Athens. She has published the following poetry collections:  Στάζουν Μεσάνυχτα [Dripping Midnight] (M…

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