The ‘Greek genius’ or ellinikon daimonion appears as the combination of two stereotypes with a long pedigree: Homer’s ingenious Odysseus, triumphing with tricks over his foes, and Virgil’s ‘deceitful Odysseus’. The…

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Trailblazing environmentalist Costa Carras, who passed away on 28 February 2022, was posthumously granted the Grand Prix for International Relations awarded at the 2022 European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards. Carras was the founder of the So…

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The Ministry of Interior of the Hellenic Republic has announced that a fund has been approved in the amount of 2.9 million Euros as financial aid for the country’s municipalities in their effort to improve the welfare of stray animals, as part…

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On the occasion of the centenary of the Asia Minor Catastrophe, the Benaki Museum and the Centre for Asia Minor Studies pay tribute to the history of Asia Minor Greeks through the exhibition "Asia Minor Hellenism: Heyday - Catastrophe - Displacement…

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The city’s annual art book fair is back! After last year’s Local Edition, the Athens Art Book Fair returns from 23 to 25 September at Athens Conservatory, with an international event hosting 80 local and international exhibitors and 60 pa…

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From 24 to 30 September 2022, the Corfu Food & Wine Festival will offer locals and visitors alike, a journey into the gastronomy of Corfu and the Ionian Islands, but also of other areas of Greece as well as other countries and regions of the worl…

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You may know Piraeus as the seaport from which myriads of tourists depart in the summer to reach various Greek islands. But Piraeus is much more than that; it is a charming vibrant seaside city, a major cultural and social urban hub of great importa…

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The marble statue dating back to the 7th century BC is presented to the public for the first time by the Ephorate of Antiquities of the Cyclades in a temporary exhibition, which opened on 4 September 2022 at the Archaeological Museum of The…

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The newly established Corfu International Festival (CIF) opens its gates in September to welcome visitors to its inaugural season and invite them to discover a multidimensional program that covers a wide range of artistic creation. Driven by an inclu…

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