Renewable energy boosts efficiency, creates jobs and makes good economic sense for countries around the Mediterranean. According to studies commissioned by Greenpeace, the governments of Croatia, Greece, Italy and Spain could accelerate the…

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How has a girl of Greek origin invented herself through the years to become an acclaimed and respected actress and a social activist in the USA? The 21st Thessaloniki Documentary Festival (TDF) which is being held from the 1st to the 10th of March 20…

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Greece’s Carnival season,known as "Apokries", is the festive season preceding Lent, a period of masquerading, eating, drinking and dancing, which reaches its peak with extravagant parades of giant floats and colorful street groups. Traditionall…

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What does it mean to be Greek? What connects Greek and British people? How does the ancient Greek heritage weigh on contemporary Greeks? These are some of the questions that the acclaimed British author, Sofka Zinovieff, attempts to answer in her aut…

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The 4th edition of Hellas Filmbox Berlin is taking place from January 16 to 20, 30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, with the support of the Ministry of Digital Policy, Telecommunications and Media. The Festival returns at the historic Babylo…

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In June 2015, the Australian chapter of the Hellenic Initiative (THI) launched its Internship Programme to provide work and training opportunities for young Greek graduates. THI Australia has partnered with more than twenty Australian companies to of…

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Z. D. Ainalis was born in Athens in 1982. He is a poet, a translator and an essayist. His poems have been translated in English, French and Portuguese. He lives and works in Mytilini. He has published so far the following works: Electrography (2006),…

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Minister of Finance Euclid Tsakalotos was in London last week speaking to academics, opinion makers, hedge funds and international investors, where he reiterated that Greece plans to return to bond markets in the second half of 2016&nb…

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The European Innovation Scoreboard provides a comparative analysis of innovation performance in EU countries, other European countries, and regional neighbours. It assesses relative strengths and weaknesses of national innovation systems and helps co…

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A solo exhibition of works by artist Jannis Psychopedis titled "Biography" opened November 19, and runs through December 12, at the Zoumboulakis Galleries, Athens. The exhibition features 13 portraits of Greek personalities, composing "a sort of auto…

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