Poet and art critic Nicolas Calas’ life and work in Greece, France and the USA embodies different historical conjunctures and intellectual movements, that exemplify the evolution of the so-called “international avant-garde” througho…

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In her feature for Greek News Agenda, Dr. Alexandra Kouroutaki writes about Christmas iconography, especially the Nativity scene, as depicted in both icons and frescoes of the 20th century in historical temples of the region of Chania, focusing on th…

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The ancient Greek tradition of the ekecheiria, or the Olympic Truce refers to the cessation of hostilities before, during and after the Olympic Games, and is still applied nowadays. In view of the XXXII Olympiad (from July 24 to August 9) and the XVI…

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Glas (or Gla) is a low, flat-topped rocky outcrop rising from the surrounding plain of Kopais, bearing the ruins of the largest acropolis of the Mycenaean era, founded in the 13th century BC. Excavations have been carried out on the site since the la…

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What do we mean when we talk about Greek fashion? How has it been shaped over the years, conditions and regions? An exhibition titled “Greek Fashion - 100 inspirational and creative years”, running through January 31, 2020, at the Helleni…

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The Museum of Cycladic Art has announced a new series of lectures on archaeology, focusing on the island of Crete; the cycle will feature announcements of recent discoveries and new archaeological finds, as well as research projects, and will take pl…

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2019 marks the 130th anniversary of Georgios Gounaropoulos birth (1889-1977), who was one of the forerunners of modern art in Greece, as well as the 40th anniversary of the Gounaropoulos’ Museum foundation. On this occasion, an exhibition title…

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In summer 2020, the International Cavafy Summer School will once more bring together prominent academics, scholars, and young researchers of the work of C. P. Cavafy, one of Modern Greece’s most distinguished and internationally recognised poet…

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The 10th edition of the Athens Avante-Garde Film Festival (AAGFF), organized by the Greek Film Archive, will take place from November 20 until December 5 2019, at the Greek Film Archive (theatres A, B) and ExileRoom, whilst some of its screenings wil…

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The Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki was founded in 2001 and it is housed in one of the few buildings of the city center which survived the big fire of 1917. Built in 1904, it was one of the many typical commercial arcades that were constructed between…

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