Visual artist Nikos Gyftakis* spoke recently to our sister publication, Grèce Hebdo**, about his work and shared his view on the contemporary arts scene in Greece. He also revealed his special relationship with music, his upcoming solo ex…

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A Week of Irish Music, Art, Poetry and Culture, organized by Friends of Paxos and supported by Culture Ireland and the Embassy of Ireland in Greecewill take place on the island of Paxos from July 6 - 10, 2017. The Irish Win…

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In October 2015, the Greek Parliament approved a bill that drastically reforms the media landscape in the country.

The new law was required for the following reasons:

1. Compliance with international standards

2. Transparency and democracy

3. Op…

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Corruption has been a recurring theme in the public debate for some years, both in Greece and abroad, with regard to the causes of the economic crisis in the country. However, according to the latest Transparency International’s Corruption Perc…

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Open Cellar doors is back again this year, inviting everyone to familiarize themselves with excellent Greek Wines and share the secrets for quality wine from May 27 to May 28.

This is the ideal weekend to take an inspiring journey to a wine country…

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The art exhibition Urgent Conversations: Athens – Antwerp (October 31, 2016 - January 29, 2017) – co-curated by Katerina Koskina and Bart De Baere – is the first temporary exhibition in the long overdue opening of Greece’s Nat…

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Aris Fioretos is a Swedish writer. He was born in 1960 in Göteborg to Greek and Austrian parents - Fioretos’ father left Greece in the early 1950s, married an Austrian while in exile in Vienna and then moved to Sweden with her. He studied…

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A new industrial scholarship program for Greek enterprises launched by the National Centre for Scientific Research “Demokritos” with the support of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation aims to tackle a dual issue: that Greek researchers a…

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Considered to be the most important holiday on the Greek calendar and one of the richest in folklore, the celebration of Orthodox Easter is extraordinary throughout Greece. While there are many local customs associated with Easter, there are sev…

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The 21st edition of Art-Athina, the International Contemporary Art Fair of Athens, will open its gates next week at the Faliro Pavilion (Taekwondo Stadium), kicking off on Thursday, May 26 and running through Sunday, May 29, under the auspices of the…

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