The exhibition "1821, The Feast" is one of the many cultural events taking place in Athens to commemorate Greece’s Bicentennial. The show – running through 10 October 2021- is organized by the Benaki Museum in collaboration with the Socia…

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Corfu (Kerkyra in Greek) is the capital of the Ionian Islands and occupies a strategic position at the entrance to the Adriatic Sea. Its historic centre, usually referred to as the Old Town, dates back to the 8th century BC. The city is located on th…

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The Revolution of 3 September 1843 marked the end of absolute monarchy in Greece. The successful uprising, led by the Greek Army with the support of a large part of the Greek people, resulted in the granting of a constitution and the adoption of univ…

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Founded by the Byzantines in the 6th century, Monemvasia is one of the most important and uniquely preserved medieval fortress-cities in Greece, as well as one of the most beautiful castles in the world. Selected by the “European Best Destinati…

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In the context of the celebrations of the Bicentenary of the Greek War of Independence, the Hellenic Parliament in collaboration with the Municipality of Ermoupolis has organised the art exhibition "From the flames of the Struggle. Athens – Erm…

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Weaving Histories: Margaret Kenna and Anafi” is an exhibition dedicated to the work of anthropologist and researcher Margaret Kenna, running in Athens until 11 September 2021. This project, organized by State o…

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Greece’s peak summer season is here and among the world-renowned Greek artists that have best captured summer moments in his paintings is Alekos Fassianos. In fact, "Fassianos’ mythology was shaped by the Greek summer" as poet and art his…

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One of the exhibitions worth visiting this Summer is “Yannis Gaitis’, the Crowd and Loneliness” which will be running through October 2021 at the Municipal Art Gallery of Larissa- G.I. Katsigras Museum. The show, which is co-curated…

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The Intercalated Olympic Games were conceived as a series of international athletics competitions that would take place every four years, halfway between the actual Olympics, and would always be hosted in Athens. However, they were only held once, in…

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The island of Samos, in the north-east Aegean, used to be an important maritime and commercial power in antiquity, especially from the 7th century BC, establishing colonies on the Ionian coasts, in Thrace and the west of the Mediterranean. Its commer…

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