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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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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Knossos Dolphins Fresco (source Wkikimedia Commons)

Dolphins, among the most fascinating of sea creatures, the holy animals of Apollo and Poseidon, as well as a symbol of friendship and solidarity according to Plutarch, are permanent residents…

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There are countless words of Greek origin that you might use every day without even realising it; among these are many proper nouns, from given names to geographical names. We recently published an article listing some examples of countries with name…

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It has been fifty years since the emblematic in Greek cinema history film “Reconstruction”/ (Anaparastasi) (1970) by Theodoros Angelopoulos was released, described at the time by film critic Vassilis Rafailidis as the first “grown-u…

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You don’t have to leave your living room to get a taste of the rich cultural treasures kept in the Museum of Cycladic Art (MCA) in Athens; through its official website, MCA offers a series of online "home activities", featuring videos from prev…

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As Greece and many other countries are under lockdown, which has inevitably influenced the cinematic communities, Greek cinematic institutions boast inventiveness in coping with an unprecedented situation. In this context, the Hellenic Film Academy d…

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The Greek War of Independence, also known as the Greek Revolution and celebrated each year as a national holiday on March 25, is the foundational act of the Modern Greek State. It refers to the organized struggle of the Greek Orthodox population aga…

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Art critic Fotini Moustakli, in an article to Greek News Agenda is examining the contribution of Greek and foreign painters in influencing people worldwide to support the Greek cause in the 1821 Greek War of Independence. Fotini Moustakli has a Bache…

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