Greek News Agenda pays tribute to Greek physician and researcher Georgios Papanicolaou (May 13, 1883- February 19, 1962) to mark the 60th anniversary of his death. A pioneer in cytopathology and early cancer detection, Papanicolaou invented the…

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Prominent British historian and award-winning author Mark Mazower, was officially sworn in as a Greek citizen on Monday, in recognition of his “promotion of Greece, its long history and its culture to the international general public.”&n…

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Constantin Carathéodory was a distinguished German-born mathematician of Greek origin who made important contributions to the theory of real functions, to the calculus of variations, and to the theory of point-set measure. Although he spent mo…

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From January 18 to March 11, 2022, the exhibition "Remember me and love me" dedicated to the life and works of late Greek artist and politician Melina Mercouri will be open to the public at the Technopolis cultural complex in Athens.

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Holidays and rituals seem to have always been a universal aspect of the human experience, almost inextricably linked to being part of a community, an organised society and, eventually, a culture. In the Western world, calendars and festive days have…

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Greek News Agenda (GNA) is an online English language platform, issued by the Secretariat General for Public Diplomacy and Greeks Abroad (Ministry of Foreign Affairs), offering news, features, analysis and interviews that showcase political, economic…

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The exhibition Treasures of Philhellenic Painting, featuring works from the philhellenic art collection of the Anthony E. Comninos Foundation, is hosted at the Benaki Museum of Greek Culture. It showcases paintings by a number of acclaimed 19th-centu…

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Alexander Ypsilantis was one of the early heroes of the Greek War of Indepedence. As the leader of the secret organisation Filiki Eteria, he played an important role in planning and preparing the war against the Ottoman Empire, and his ill-fated camp…

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From ancient archaeological sites to contemporary art exhibitions, Thessaloniki -Greece’s second-largest city- has it all. For photography lovers, in particular, the Thessaloniki Photobiennale, one of the oldest festivals in Europe, has returne…

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