The established annual appointment of book lovers, the Zappeion Book Festival, turns 50 this year and will celebrate its established journey with a record attendance of of publishing houses. The festival will open its gates on September 2 and will ru…

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The word "academy", in the sense of an institution of higher learning or research, or a place of special training, is used every day in English and many other languages around the world, yet not everyone is aware of the term’s origin. The Acade…

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Located in the northeastern part of Greece, Thrace offers a panorama of Greek history. Famous archaeological sites, as well as monuments of the Byzantine, medieval and Ottoman periods coexist in the region. Thrace is a place where two religions also…

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Starting on September 1 and for the next four days (1-4 September), Patras World Poetry Festival, one of the biggest literary institutions, will turn the capital of Western Greece into a cultural hub, aiming to bring poetry to the national and i…

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The National Archaeological Museum of Athens (NAM) – Greece’s largest Museum, with some of the greatest collections of antiquities in the world – marks the centenary of the Asia Minor Catastrophe (1922-2022) with a rare exhibit orig…

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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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