Year 2016 has been dedicated to the Greek visual artist Yiannis Moralis (April 23, 1916 – December 20, 2009) by the Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports on the occasion of the completion of 100 years since his birth. On the occasion, the Minist…

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Greece is a place where there is plenty of sun, sea, excellent food, hospitable people and very high quality tourist services. If you haven’t visited it yet, you have certainly thought of doing so. But why don’t you take more advantage of…

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The Secretariat General for Media and Communication is hosting an event – tribute to Yannis Behrakis, photojournalist with Reuters for the last 20 years and Guardian photographer of the year 2015. On this occasion, Greek News Agenda (GNA)* inte…

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The Ioannis Kapodistrias Digital Archive, an ambitious project that was recently completed and presented to the public, is now freely available for anyone interested in learning more about the life and work of Ioannis Kapodistrias (1776-1831). T…

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Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in his greeting speech on Thursday at an conference on "Public Administration, Democratic Governance and Social Solidarity" held for the 30-year anniversary of the operation of the National Center of Public Administratio…

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Greek authorities broke a deal this week to commence the implementation of one of the biggest urban regeneration projects throughout Europe in the coming years that will create the largest Metropolitan Green and Recreational Park in Europe at the wid…

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The International Hellenic University (IHU) was established in October 2005 by Law No. 3391 and is based in Thessaloniki, Greece. The IHU is Greece’s first public university where programmes are taught exclusively in English and offers a total…

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Despite its glorious past and Athens’ position as the oldest capital in Europe, in architectural terms Greece is a mainly modern nation. The study of Greece and its modern architecture offers insights into many current architectural debates abo…

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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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