Pedion tou Areos is one of the largest public parks within the municipality of Athens and one of the oldest planned recreational areas in the city. Its name means the "Field of Ares", the ancient Greek god of war (better known by his Roman equivalent…

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Greece is known for its clear and blue waters, but it is also a country with an important aquaculture production including fish farming in marine and fresh water, shellfish etc. With a fish farming production of 127,055 tons and a value of 553,4 mil…

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The Australian Ambassador to Greece, His Excellency, Arthur Spyrou, was interviewed by Greek News Agenda* regarding his experiences as a diplomat in Greece, and the steps being taken towards strengthening the already good relations between Greece and…

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The 23rd Thessaloniki Documentary Festival goes online and presents documentaries from all over the world, a feature as well as documentaries for children and young people. In all, 50 documentaries will be presented from Thursday March 4 to Sunday Ma…

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Dimitra Kotoula was born in Komotini, Northern Greece in 1974 and grew up in Xanthi. She is an archaeologist/art historian. She is the author of two poetry collections: Three Notes for a Melody (Nefeli Publications, 2004) and The Constant Narrative&n…

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Nikolaos Gyzis (1842-1901) was one of the most prominent Greek artists of the 19th century and an iconic representative of the so-called Munich School, which defined the artistic scene of the nascent Greek state. Famous for his genre paintings but al…

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In Greek mythology, as in many myths and popular folk traditions around the world, plants, rivers, lakes and other elements of the natural world are viewed as animate beings. They may be personified in the form of deities, as in the case of river god…

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Ceramics (derived from “Keramos”, Greek for 'potter's clay') is one of the most ancient industries going back thousands of years. Even though there is a long history of ceramic art in almost all developed cultures, it particularly th…

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It has been forty years since Greece joined the European Union (EU) in 1981, named at the time European Economic Community. A series of activities has been scheduled to celebrate Greek membership to the EU throughout 2021 and this was announced last…

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