“4.1 miles” a student film by Daphne Matziaraki on the refugee crisis has been voted on October 26 as one of the contenders for an Oscar nomination in the field of Documentary Short Subject.

“4.1 Miles” portrays a day in the l…

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Kiriakos Gialenios was born in Thessaloniki in 1978. His first novel H νόσος των εραστών [Lovers disease] (Melani Editions, 2011) was shortlisted for the State Literary Award for Deb…

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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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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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AthensLive is a new and ambitious initiative in Greek media. It is a collaboration between Greek and international journalists, aspiring to become an independent English-speaking news portal in Greece.

AthensLive spoke with Greek News Agenda* a…

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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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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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A new Journal on Modern Greek Studies began its publication in December 2015. Modern Greek Studies Online, published by the Society for Modern Greek Studies, UK, is an open-access, peer-reviewed journal for the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences th…

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The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and the E-learning Programme of its Continuing Education Center have developed YouGoCulture,  an interactive online platform produces and promotes virtual and experiential tours of a varie…

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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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