Greece has one of the longest coastlines in Europe and a long-standing tradition in fishing and boat building; in recent years efforts have been made to promote activities related to fishing tourism, such as ichthyotourism, marine activities, recreat…

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The word "academy", in the sense of an institution of higher learning or research, or a place of special training, is used every day in English and many other languages around the world, yet not everyone is aware of the term’s origin. The Acade…

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The National Archaeological Museum of Athens (NAM) – Greece’s largest Museum, with some of the greatest collections of antiquities in the world – marks the centenary of the Asia Minor Catastrophe (1922-2022) with a rare exhibit orig…

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A documentary about the life and work of George Bizos - the four-decade-long human rights advocate in South Africa, lawyer, and close friend of Nelson Mandela - will be screened as part of the events taking place on the island of Kastellorizo within…

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Greece’s archaeological sites and monuments are "brought to life" with a multitude of cultural events across the country, from July 18 to September 15, 2022, commemorating the Asia Minor catastrophe (1922-2022). For the third year in a row, the…

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Greece has an abundance of products that have a naturally sweet taste; thanks to their great variety, Greek cuisine features a number of desserts using ingredients such as fresh and dried fruit, honey, nuts and dairy. Arguably the most typical homest…

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The composition of the Greek soil, coupled with the relatively high sunshine duration, has contributed to the development of ceramic art in the country since the antiquity. To this day, the art of pottery has maintained its importance in many parts o…

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Greece has a long history and therefore a rich cultural heritage to preserve and protect, from the prehistoric ages and antiquity to Byzantium and modern era. Greece is also home to several Ottoman monuments as a result of the country’s occupat…

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The winner of the Anglo-Hellenic League Runciman Award 2022 is Ian Collins’ book John Craxton: A Life of Gifts. Announcing the result of this year’s competition on Monday 13 June at a ceremony in the Great Hall of King’s College Lo…

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Boulouki is an interdisciplinary research collaborative, whose work is focused on the study and preservation of traditional building techniques and materials. In Greek, “Boulouki” means “gaggle”, travelling group, a name evok…

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