The Greek legislative election will be held on 7 July 2019. The polling stations in the 59 electoral constituencies in Greece will be open from 7:00 to 19:00, while the Greek people will cast their vote for the 300 members of the Greek parliamen…

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Elli Lemonidou is Assistant Professor of Modern and Contemporary Greek and European History at the Department of Cultural Heritage Management and New Technologies of the University of Patras. Her research interests include Modern and Contemporary His…

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Sociologist Nikos Mouzelis, emeritus professor at the London School of Economics, talked to Efimerida ton Syntakton daily (05.05.2019) and Vassilis Kalamaras on the occasion of the publication of his latest book "Perspectives on the Future: Capi…

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The Museum of Cycladic Art hosts an original exhibition under the title Picasso and Antiquity. Line and Clay, featuring ceramics and drawings by iconic 20-th century artist Pablo Picasso juxtaposed with ancient artefacts. The exhibition, which forms…

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Maria Martzoukou was born in Corfu. She studied Ancient Greek and Finnish Philology at the University of Helsinki as well as Modern Greek Philology at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Her translations and essays have been published in litera…

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Syllas Tzoumerkas, photo by Kiki Papadopoulou

In his last film, “The Miracle of the Sargasso Sea”, Syllas Tzoumerkas builds a story inspired by one of nature’s paradoxes - the eels’ exodus from freshwater to the oce…

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On the occasion of the 25th recent anniversary of Manos Hadjidakis death, the Turkish director and producer, Fuad Kavur, remembers the great composer and their collaboration for the film Memed My Hawk.

Fuad Kavur' (born 1952 in Istanbul, Turke…

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If you wish to feel as if you're on a Greek island without leaving Attica, we suggest a visit to Sounion, a must-see archaeological site close to Athens, overlooking the Aegean. The site has a rich history, featuring the spectacular Temple of Po…

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Pavlina Marvin was born in Athens in 1987, but grew up in Ermoupolis of Syros. She studied history at the University of Athens. She was a co-publisher and co-editor of Teflon poetry magazine (2008-2011). She al…

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Summer in Greece naturally connects with dozens of cultural events that are spread throughout the country during summertime. Amongst all of them though, the one that holds most importance is the Athens & Epidaurus Festival (AEF), which is centred…

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