Chestnuts and the Greek winter are almost synonymous. In fact, a winter sight most loved and ever so familiar to Greeks - one that has inspired painters, novelists and song makers - is the sight of the chestnut-seller (“kastanás&rdq…

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The Center for Liberal Studies - Markos Dragoumis (KEFiM) and the Secretariat General for Public Diplomacy and Greeks Abroad of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs are honored to announce their collaboration in organizing the Economics Olympiad, an inter…

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Born in Chania, Crete in 1954, Stavros Psillakis is a graduate of the National Technical University of Athens in Electrical Engineering. He studied film direction at the Hadjikou Film School (Athens) and anthropological documentary filmmaking at the…

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Katina Paxinou (1900-1973) was a legendary stage star, one of the founding members of the National Theatre of Greece in 1932 and the only Greek so far to have received an Academy Award as an actor, which she won for her first performance in a feature…

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Dimitra Kolliakou (b. 1968) grew up in Athens. She studied classics at the University of Athens (NKUA) and obtained a PhD in linguistics from the University of Edinburgh. She taught linguistics at Newcastle University (1995-2010) and lived in various…

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Restoration works have been completed on the small round 19th-century chapel of Agios Nikolaos (St. Nicholas) Thon, situated near the junction of Alexandras and Kifissias avenues in the Greek capital.

The small rotunda, which had suffered much damage…

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Spyridon Vlachopoulos, is Professor of Public Law at Law School in the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. His areas of interest are Constitutional Law, National and International Protection of Fundamental Rights, Political and Constitut…

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Towering, majestic, and beautiful. Mountains are some of the most fascinating structures of nature and home to 15% of the world´s population. The United Nations General Assembly designated 11 December “International Mountain Day” wh…

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Starting today and for the next four days (10-13 December), Patras World Poetry Festival, one of the biggest literary institutions, will turn the capital of Western Greece into a digital cultural hub. Amid adverse health conditions, 60 Greek and fore…

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Patras Science Park (PSP) was established in the early 90s according to the model of “Incubator” for New Technology Based Firms (NTBFs) and is one of the first and leading science parks in Greece. PSP aims to support the creation, operat…

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