What a better way to feel the Greek Christmas magic than by reading Greek literature. The Christmas Short Stories written by Alexandros Papadiamantis will transport you to bygone times through the writer’s remarkable imagination and matchless c…

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Maria Laina was born in Patras in 1947.  She studied Law at the University of Athens. She has worked in various jobs, all related to art (translation of essays and literature, edition o…

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Starting today and for the next seven days (13-19 December), Patras World Poetry Festival, one of the biggest literary institutions, will turn the capital of Western Greece into a cultural hub, aiming to bring poetry to the national and international…

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Dimitris Daskalopoulos was born in Patras in 1939. He studied Law in Athens and worked at the National Bank of Greece for 35 years. He has published 11 volumes of poetry, as well as 15 collections of essays on modern Greek literature. He is also the…

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The 18th Thessaloniki Book Fair opens its gates today and will turn the city of Thessaloniki into an international book capital from 24 to 28 November 2021. “Last year, the 17th Book Fair was organized exclusively online, but this year it will…

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Nikos Koukis was born in Konistres, Evia, in 1964. He's a philologist and historian. He has worked in private education, at Doukas School since 1989, holding the position of the Senior High School Deputy Director since 2004. He has organized and…

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November 17 commemorates the Athens Polytechnic Uprising in 1973, which was a massive demonstration of popular rejection of the Greek military junta of 1967–1974. The uprising actually began on November 14, 1973, and escalated to an open anti-j…

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Poet Giorgos Markopoulos (born 1951) is one of the most important representatives of the so-called generation of the 1970s, a literary term referring to Greek authors who began publishing their work during the early 1970s. He has published seven coll…

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Iannis Kalifatidis is a distinguished translator whose translations of major German-speaking writers have won him several awards. After his High School degree at the German School of Athens in 1982, he studied Mineralogy at the Technical University o…

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If you want to be called a human being  
you will not cease, not even for a moment, to fight for peace and justice.  
You will go out onto the streets, you will shout, your lips will bleed from shouting  
your face will bleed from the…

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