Near the northern shore of Lake Pamvotida, off the city of Ioannina in Epirus, lies the "island of Ioannina". It has no name of its own, and is known simply by the name of its neighbouring city (and locally also as the "island of the lake"), despite…

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On the occasion of today’s opening of the new school year in Greece that takes place with all the necessary safety measures to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, Greek News Agenda pays tribute to the heritage of “Τhe Sc…

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The Greek Film Archive and Exile Room present a week of documentary and beyond, dedicated to the obsessive universe of artistic creation, from September 10–16th. A selection of films (recent productions, as well as vintage gems that deign a sec…

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The Epigraphic Museum in Athens is unique in Greece and the largest of its kind in the world. It hosts a collection of 14,078 inscriptions, written mostly in Greek and originating primarily from Greece, and dating from the early historic times to the…

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Crescent-shaped Santorini (also known as Thera in Greek) is perhaps the most popular Greek destination and a worldwide famous island. Boasting a unique landscape, Santorini is an island immortalized by poets and painters thanks to its celebrated…

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The Istanbul riots, known in Greek as the "Events of September" (Septemvriana), and internationally usually referred to as the Istanbul pogrom, were orchestrated mob attacks against the city's ethnic minorities, primarily targeting the Greek and Arme…

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Secretary-General for Public Diplomacy and Greeks Abroad, John Chrysoulakis, Art Director of the Festival, Irini Sarioglou and Deputy Mayor of Megisti, Dimitris Achladiotis

The 5th Kastellorizo International Documentary Festival "Beyond Borders", a…

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What is “off-season” when the prospect of re-starting widespread tourism seems risky and uncertain? What constitutes “off” and “high” season in a period that has disrupted our very perception of time, making us foc…

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We may not know for certain as to who the first Greeks were to set foot in Australia given that, as in Homer's Odyssey, myth and reality have over time become one. What we do know however is that in the early 1800s, some adventurous men, and others w…

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There was a strong presence of Greek cinema at the 26th Sarajevo Film Festival where many Greek films were awarded. At this year's Sarajevo Film Festival, which was held from 14 to 21 August in online format, there were 320 media representatives, 153…

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