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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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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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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Angela Ralli is Professor of General Linguistics at the Department of Philology of the University of Patras and director of the Laboratory of Modern Greek Dialects. Since 2013, she is an ordinary member of the Academia Europaea. Professor Ralli compl…

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