The island of Santorini is rightly renowned for its dramatic setting. Volcanic flows and scatterings of ash mark the countryside with their strange shapes and intensity of colours, while the steep walls of the caldera, hundreds of feet high, are dott…

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Panayiotis Tetsis, one of Greece’s most notable postwar painters and academics, died March 5, 2016. “Who can really imagine the history of modern Greek painting without Tetsis?” noted the director of National Gallery, Marina Lambrak…

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Athens will become an important city culturally in the next few years, the inspired Serb artist whose entire career has been linked to performance, Marina Abramović, said in an exclusive interview to ANA-MPA, ahead of a much anticipated “perfor…

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Autobiographical narratives of Syrian and Afghan refugees about their perilous journey to Europe via Greece have artfully been transformed into comics in the illustrated edition “The Coldest Summer – Three Refugees’ Stories” b…

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The ‘Triodion’ period preceding Lent and Orthodox Easter has begun, and with it come fun and joy! Carnival season in Greece (Apokries) lasts three weeks and is marked by celebrations throughout the land, with music, dancing, masquerades a…

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The ‘Triodion’ period preceding Lent and Orthodox Easter has begun, and with it come fun and joy! Carnival season in Greece (Apokries) lasts three weeks and is marked by celebrations throughout the land, with music, dancing, masquerades a…

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The crisis in Greece has brought out the best in many people, with numerous civil society initiatives emerging over the years to help the most disadvantaged. Amongst these initiatives are the Food & Coffee “On Hold” Campaigns for the…

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Eleusina, Kalamata and Rhodes were shortlisted on February 26 for the title of European Capital of Culture 2021, on the recommendation of a panel of independent experts evaluating applications from 14 competing Greek cities at a 4-day meeting in Athe…

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The annual Documentary Festival of Thessaloniki, the biggest of its kind in Greece, is back again with documentary films from around the world, tributes, surprises, as well as a selection of parallel events – open discussions, masterclasses, an…

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In this week's Culture Agenda: "In-Edit" International Music Documentary Film Festival, Athens International Print Festival, 5th African Film Week at the Greek Film Archive, "SURPISE 7" charity exhibtion and Shakespeare’s Globe production of "H…

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