The Secretariat General for Public Diplomacy, Religious and Consular Affairs of the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs recently inaugurated a series of in-service seminars, with the first, “Public Diplomacy in Practice”, taking place in At…

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A major figure of contemporary children’s literature, Alki Zei was born in Athens and passed her early childhood in Samos, where her mother was from. She studied philosophy at the University of Athens, drama at the Athens Conservatory and scena…

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Winner of Greece's National Book Award for Best Novel in 1990 and short-listed for the Aristeion European Literature Prize in 1991, Data from the Decade of the Sixties is a masterpiece by prominent Greek author Thanassis Valtinos.

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In 2020, the Greek National Opera (GNO) is celebrating 80 years as Greece’s first and foremost opera house, and has programmed a number of events and performances for the occasion, such as the world premiere of the Greek-language opera The Pape…

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The number of English speaking programs in Greek Universities is steadily increasing, offering a variety of curricula to international students wishing to undertake all or part of their studies in Greece. The University of the Peloponnese offers six…

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Kiki Dimoula was born in Athens in 1931, and is one of the most acclaimed Greek poets. Her first poetry collection was published in 1952 under the title Poems and has since been widely published in Greece and translated into English, French, Spa…

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A series of interesting cultural events -such as the “Green Room” exhibition by artist Virginia Filippousi and The Sour Cherries theatrical show- are inaugurated during the month of February 2020, at the Katakouzenos House-Museum, one of…

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In the opening sequence of the “The Ogre” (1956) Thomas, a timid clerk, braces himself for another lonely Christmas Eve, while facing the fear of eviction by his landlord. He suddenly discovers that he looks a lot like the frightful &ldqu…

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The Museum of the Bank of Greece was established in 2010, with the aim of highlighting Central Bank’s role and activities, as well as its contribution to the development of the Greek economy. Being part of the Bank’s Centre for Culture, R…

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Nikos Davvetas was born in Athens in 1960. He studied journalism. He works as a literature critic. Since 2017 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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