Greece has an abundance of products that have a naturally sweet taste; thanks to their great variety, Greek cuisine features a number of desserts using ingredients such as fresh and dried fruit, honey, nuts and dairy. Arguably the most typical homest…

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The composition of the Greek soil, coupled with the relatively high sunshine duration, has contributed to the development of ceramic art in the country since the antiquity. To this day, the art of pottery has maintained its importance in many parts o…

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Greece has a long history and therefore a rich cultural heritage to preserve and protect, from the prehistoric ages and antiquity to Byzantium and modern era. Greece is also home to several Ottoman monuments as a result of the country’s occupat…

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The winner of the Anglo-Hellenic League Runciman Award 2022 is Ian Collins’ book John Craxton: A Life of Gifts. Announcing the result of this year’s competition on Monday 13 June at a ceremony in the Great Hall of King’s College Lo…

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Boulouki is an interdisciplinary research collaborative, whose work is focused on the study and preservation of traditional building techniques and materials. In Greek, “Boulouki” means “gaggle”, travelling group, a name evok…

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The City of Athens recently proceeded with the complete reconstruction of Athens’ largest food market, the historical “Varvakeios Market”. As the Mayor of Athens, Costas Bakogiannis, stated: “The heart of Athens is beating her…

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This May, tourist presence has already been felt in the streets of Athens. After two years marked by the unfavourable impact of the pandemic, there is hope that the current tourist season could match the record numbers of the pre-Covid era.

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The Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum (ILJM) is the first museum devoted to the art of jewellery in Greece and one of the few of its kind in the world. There you can discover the long and rich history of jewels in Greece, and view many specimens of…

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Greece’s diverse geography and Mediterranean climate have played an important role in the development of its rich culinary tradition. Many of its products have acquired PDO (Protected Designation of Origin) or PGI (Protected Geographical Indica…

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