As in other countries, there are two sides to Christmas in Greece: one is festive and glamorous, while the other is spiritual, with religious worship at its core. Whether at Christmas or any other time of the year, Greece attracts considerable n…

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The European Investment Bank has agreed to provide 180 million euros to support the creation and first operations of the new Hellenic Foundation for Research and Innovation (ELIDEK). The creation of the Hellenic Foundation for Research and Innovation…

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The era preceding the Greek War of Independence (1821–1829) was a period of universal upheaval. The War of American Independence (1776-83), the French Revolution in 1789, Napoleon's invasion of Italy and the situation in Spain and Austo-Hungary…

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Mark Blyth is a Scottish political economist whose research focuses upon how uncertainty and randomness impact complex systems, particularly economic systems, and “why people continue to believe stupid economic ideas despite buckets of evidence…

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The first annual Delphi Economic Forum will be held at the European Cultural Centre of Delphi (ECCD, February 25 – 28, 2016) under the auspices of the President of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopis Pavlopoulos. The aim of the conference is t…

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The Epidaurus Lyceum is an ambitious new project of the Athens and Epidaurus Festival. From July 4th to July 19th, Epidaurus Lyceum will be the meeting point for 150 actors, drama teachers, directors, musicians, choreographers, theatre theorists, ant…

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The Biennale di Venezia, established in 1895, has for over a century been one of the most prestigious cultural institutions in the world, and its architecture section, the Biennale of Architecture was established in 1980, providing an opportunity for…

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It has been noted that the financial crisis since 2009 is to a degree connected with the upsurge of creativity in filmmaking. And "it has coincided with a number of acclaimed, international prize-winning films by a generation of Greek filmmakers who…

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Martin Wolf
, chief economics commentator at the Financial Times, distinguished author and expert on specific issues related to the developments in the crisis-hit countries of the Eurozone, was interviewed by Greek News Agenda on the current prospects of the Greek economy.   …

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