Takis Varvitsiotis was born in Thessaloniki in 1916. He studied law at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and began working as a lawyer in 1940. He published his first poems in the magazine Macedonian Days in 1936 at the age of twenty, and the…

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Dimitrios Filippotis (1834-1919) was a prolific artist, among the first sculptors of great renown in contemporary Greece. Mainly a representative of the then-dominant Neoclassical style, he opened the path for the realist artists that followed. His w…

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Award-winning Greek-French writer Vassilis Alexakis passed away at the age of 77 on January 11, 2021. “Literature lost a great creator, and independent, loved and special voice”, and “a writer who has won the esteem of his colleague…

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Greek Universities are ranking high on the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2020. What does being a Greek University graduate mean in a globalized environment and, more specifically, what does that mean for a member of the Greek Diaspora? What…

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The Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH), founded in 1983, is a top-level research institution with worldwide reputation, based in the island of Crete. Equipped with well-organized facilities and highly qualified personnel, F…

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The Byzantine and Christian Museum in Athens, Greece, founded in 1914, is one of the most important Byzantine Art museums in the world, featuring over 30,000 exhibits including rare icons, mosaics, frescoes, ceramics, textiles and manuscripts spannin…

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Greek News Agenda pays tribute to one of the most important and prolific Greek sculptors of the postwar era, Yannis Pappas (March 13, 1913- January 18, 2005), on the occasion of his 16th death anniversary. Having produced more than 700 works in his 7…

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Τhe Secretariat General for Public Diplomacy and Greeks Abroad of the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs is promoting the virtual exhibition of the awarded drawings by 125 children of the Diaspora who participated in the International Student Pain…

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Aris Maragkopoulos (b. Athens, 1948) is a Greek writer, literary critic and translator. He studied History and Archaeology at the University of Athens, History of Art and Archaeology at the University of Paris I Pantheon-Sorbonne. He has published mo…

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The city of Thessaloniki has been continuously inhabited since the Hellenistic period; it was a provincial capital and busy seaport in Roman times, the seat of one of the first European Christian communities in early Christian times and, in the Byzan…

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