A major pilgrimage site for Orthodox Christians and home to more than 700 churches, the Aegean island of Tinos has developed a faithful following for its many other miracles – food, hiking, surfing, wild beauty, and Art. In fact, Tínos has att…

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275 is the number of applications for this year’s festival in the National Competition. Despite the adverse conditions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, application numbers for the National Competition of the Drama Short Film Festival were at an…

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Ahead of the Greek War of Independence bicentennial celebrations, the DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art has commissioned Greek artist Kostis Velonis to conceive an immersive presentation of eight funerary masks of the Greek Revolution heroes from…

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Greece has about 400 large and small wetlands. Several of them are composite and form wetland mosaics or complexes. The most common wetland types in Greece are: rivers, estuaries, deltas, lagoons, shallow lakes, shallow marine formations, marshes. Th…

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Throughout its long history, Greece and the Greek world have been hit by a number of devastating epidemics, as well as being impacted by the outbreak of European epidemics and global pandemics which claimed the lives of thousands. We here attempt an…

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Ellie Lambeti and Dimitris Horn in "Windfall in Athens" (1954) dir. Michael Cacoyannis

Athenians in the summer enjoy the pleasures the numerous beaches of the city offer. That is the case with “Windfall in Athens”: Young Mina (Ellie Lamb…

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This year marks the 2.500-year anniversary of the Battles of Thermopylae and Salamis, two events of seminal importance not only for Ancient Greek history, but arguably also for the course of Western Civilisation as we know it. The "Thermopylae - Sala…

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Ellie Lambetti, Dimitris Horn, "The Girl in BlacK', 1965, dir. by Michael Cacoyannis

Taking place on the island of Hydra “The Girl in Black” is about Marina, a young woman living in a constant state of sorrow and oppression. Marina's sis…

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Nestled in the mountains in the south of the Greek island of Evia, the small, remote village of Antia is known for its unique whistled language, used for centuries by its now ageing population. But what is a whistled language?

Whistled languages in t…

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Escape the travel restrictions and confinement by joining host Peter Maneas as he cruises through the islands of Greece aboard his yacht Mia Zoi. Season Three of the documentary series My Greek Odyssey will commence broadcasting on Amazon Prime…

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