Kerameikosis an area of Athens, named after the eponymous ancient dēmos. It is situated northwest of the Acropolis and includes an extensive area. In the last two decades it has come to be known as one of the main entertainment districts in the capit…

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The Secretariat General for Public Diplomacy and Greeks Abroad of the Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the “STAVROS NIARCHOS” Foundation Centre for Hellenic Studies at Simon Fraser University (SFU), Vancouver, Canada, are pleased…

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Due to the current pandemic, this year’s Los Angeles Greek Film Festival (LAGFF) will launch virtually on October 1st until October 15th, 2020 with an online program of features and shorts as well as three master classes with Greg Yaitanes…

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Samos is a Greek island with a rich and varied history. Located almost 1 km from Asia Minor and the Turkish coast, Samos has a remarkable heritage: from an important commercial and maritime center of Ionia in antiquity, to the claim of its independen…

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The countdown to the 43rd Short Film Festival in Drama has started. The Festival is turning a new page in its history, with a new Artistic Director, Yannis Sakaridis, who took up his post under globally unprecedented circumstances, at a period of tim…

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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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