There are countless words of Greek origin in most languages, as used every day by millions of people; the General Secretariat of Public Diplomacy of the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs recently made a video highlighting this fact, on the occasion o…

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“Greek breakfast” is an initiative launched by the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels offering guests the chance to experience tasty dishes of the local and regional gastronomy. Since its launch in 2010 more than 1,000 hoteliers across Greece ha…

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The Agora Doc Market was successfully concluded on Thursday, March 12. Established with the aim to support new filmmakers and boost production in Southeast Europe, the Mediterranean, and the Middle Eastern regions, the Agora Doc Market was conducted…

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Pavlopetri, off the coast of Laconia in south-eastern Peloponnese, is a submerged prehistoric town, which consists of intact building foundations, courtyards, streets, graves, and rock-cut tombs. It is the oldest complete town ever found underwater;…

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Celebrating 20 years of operation, the Frissiras Museum is holding a series of anniversary exhibitions in 2020, starting retrospectively with the 1980’s and the exhibition “Nostalgia” that will be running at the Museum until April…

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Chief Archeologist Dr. Dimitris Kourkoumelis spoke to Greek News Agenda* about the historic wreck of “Mentor”, the brig belonging to Lord Elgin that sank off Kythera Island in 1802, carrying antiquities from the Acropolis to the United Ki…

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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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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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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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