Since the beginning of 2015, more than 800,000 refugees and migrants passed through the Greek islands of the Eastern Aegean Sea on their way to Europe for a better future. The residents of islands like Lesvos, Chios, Kos and Samos, among others, were…

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Arcades as an urban space are a paradise for flâneurs: sheltered from the caprices of the weather under an all-protecting vault, wanderers are free to pursue their art of Idling, window-shopping and observing. Like all modern metropolises, Athens is teaming with arcades: more than 40 arcades of about 65,000 square meter surface can be found within the contours of Athens's commercial center. These arcades or “stoas” in Greek are the most hidden aspect of modern Athens, a back-stage labyrinth full of histories and endless layers, a city within a city.…

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In the first ‎Culture Agenda‬ of the year, don't miss: ‘FEK + Art’ at the ‎National Printing House‬, the 'ELLES' exhibition paying homage to female creativity at Frissiras Museum, 'Richard III'  at the National Theatre and the 'Voula Massoura and her world' exhibition at Teloglion Foundation in Thessaloniki…

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The Greek News Agenda editorial team extends its best wishes to its readers for a bright and joyful holiday season and our sincere thanks for your loyalty and goodwill throughout the year.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all, with pea…

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As in other countries, there are two sides to Christmas in Greece: one is festive and glamorous, while the other is spiritual, with religious worship at its core. Whether at Christmas or any other time of the year, Greece attracts considerable n…

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Celebrating Christmas & New Year’s Eve in Greece is like finding yourself inside an expressionist work of art: decorated Christmas trees, shiny ornaments, and traditional “karavákia” (small ships) decked with blue an…

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Legendary author, painter and hagiographer Fotis Kontoglou is honored by the Benaki Museum, with an exhibition marking 120 years since his birth and 50years since his death, featuring representative works from his career in writing and illustration&n…

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A feature in last month’s issue of AirFrance on-flight Magazine, “The Regeneration of Athens in 10 points”, explored Greek entrepreneurship and innovation in modern day Athens, the crisis stricken Greek capital that calls for a fres…

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Ιn the 15th LSE Hellenic Observatory Annual Lecture (The Hypocrisy of European Moralism: Greece and the Politics of Cultural Aggression, 4 November 2015) Harvard University Professor of Anthropology Michael Herzfeld explored Western moralism abo…

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An exhibition of works of renowned Greek engraver A. Tassos (1914-1985) is being held at Athens’ Benaki Museum (3.12.2015 – 31.1.2016) on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of his birth.

With the aid of modern technology and digital re…

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