Nikos Davvetas was born in Athens in 1960. He studied journalism. He works as a literature critic. Since 1917 he teaches Creative Writing at Open University. He has published six collections of poetry, one collection of short stories and five novels.…

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Yiorgos Vassilandonakis is an acclaimed composer and Associate Professor of Music Theory and Composition at the College of Charleston, and has served as a lecturer for the UC Berkeley Department of Music. His Greek-language opera The Papess Joanne, o…

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A unique exhibition titled “The Human Form in Greek Painting in the 20th Century” was recently inaugurated and will run until the 26th of April 2020, on the B & M Theocharakis Foundation’s premises. The exhibition presents 73 Mo…

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Modern Greeks dominate the world's merchant marine; ancient Greeks like Homer's Odysseus sailed the Mediterranean and beyond. But what do we know about shipboard life? Not much. Reading Nikos Kavadias fills this emptiness. Scrupulously translated by…

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The Greek Film Archive and the Greek National Opera present the first, worldwide screening of the of Dimitris Gaziades' restored film “The Apaches of Athens” (“I Apachides ton Athinon”, 1930), on February 15, 2020 (20:00), Sat…

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Dimitris Tzamouranis is a contemporary artist who was born in 1967. His works have featured in numerous exhibitions at leading galleries and museums, including the Gallery Michael Haas in Berlin. Tzamouranis has been living and working in Berlin sinc…

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Vassilis Papadopoulos is a career diplomat at the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs as well as a scholar specialized in international and cultural relations. He has graduated from the Law School of the National and Kapodistrian University of At…

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Death does not scare me. Not being loved does.” | Melina Mercouri (1920-1994)

The Greek Ministry of Culture has declared 2020 as the “Year of Melina Mercouri”, featuring a series of events to mark the 100-year anniversary sin…

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Nicholas J. Cull is Professor of Public Diplomacy at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication, where he directs the Masters Program in Public Diplomacy. His research and teaching interests are inter-disciplinar…

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