From the first advertising poster to promote Greek tourism in 1929 to the “Greece from home” online platform that offers a virtual trip to Greece during the coronavirus pandemic, the history of tourism campaigns in Greece demonstrates the…

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There are many places worldwide bearing names of Greek origin, either because of their historical links to Greece -as in the case of cities founded as Greek colonies in the antiquity- or as a result of deliberate choice by philhellenes wishing to pay…

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Long before the days of television, radio, or even cinema, there was a different form of entertainment in Greece derived from folkloric traditions. Known as Shadow Theatre, or the so-called "Karagiozis" art (named after the main character of Modern G…

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Greece is well known for being the birthplace of democracy, the country where the Olympic Games took place for the first time and for its unique archaeological sites. Greece also features countless sandy beaches, beautiful islands and picturesque vil…

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There are many places worldwide bearing names of Greek origin, either because of their historical links to Greece -as in the case of cities founded as Greek colonies in the antiquity- or as a result of deliberate choice by philhellenes wishing to pay…

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In order to prevent the spread of Covid-19, the Greek government has, among other measures, temporarily closed down all museums and archaeological sites; in compliance with the Greek government policy, the Acropolis Museum is closed until further not…

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Study in Greece has launched e-Academia, a new e-learning platform, dedicated to the promotion of the Greek culture, which aims to function as a cultural and educational bridge between Greece and the world; the platform’s operation kicks off wi…

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By Alexandra Kouroutaki

Alexandra Kouroutaki is a member of the Laboratory teaching staff (EDIP) at the School of Architecture, Technical University of Crete. She holds a doctorate in Art History from the University of Bordeaux Montaigne, a Post…

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The history of contagious diseases and their epidemic outbreaks is a field of scientific research that falls not only within the scope of life sciences (medicine, biology) but also social sciences. Indeed, historiography allows us to discern the inte…

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All around Greece, the people have always looked forward to Easter with reverence and profound emotion. For the Greeks, Easter marks not only the Resurrection of Jesus Christ, but also the resurrection of the Nation, as well as the rebirth of nature.…

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