With spring on the doorstep, it is the perfect time for a glass of Greek wine!
 
Visit “Oenorama 2017”, the world’s leading Greek wine exhibition since 1994 and enjoy an amazing array of 1500 wines sourced from Greece’s…

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“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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Michaela Prinzinger was born in 1963 in Vienna, Austria. She studied Byzantine and Modern Greek Philology as well as Turkology in Vienna (1981-86). An academic assistant at the Free University of Berlin from 1990 to 1995, she was also a Post-Doc Fell…

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Tassos Boulmetis’ film "Mythopathy" was awarded the Best Feature Film award at Hellas Filmbox Berlin Festival, on January 22, 2017.

Holder of the keys to a nostalgic, bittersweet cinematic universe, director Tassos Boulmetis was born in Consta…

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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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art by Mali Skotheim

By Johanna Hanink*

Virginia Woolf’s essay “On Not Knowing Greek” was published in 1925, the same year as Mrs Dalloway. The title gestures not to Woolf’s (nor to anyone’s) ignorance of Ancient G…

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Sericultural activities have a long tradition in Greece, with raw cocoon production and silk processing being familiar activities for hundreds of years. Soufli, situated 70 kilometers east of Alexandropouli (capital city of the Evros region), became…

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Maria Petmesidou (Ph.D. Oxford University) is Emeritus Professor of Social Policy at Democritus University of Thrace, and Fellow of CROP (Comparative Research on Poverty) of the International Social Science Council under the auspices of UN…

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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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By Sotiris Mitralexis*

A spectre is haunting Greece, the spectre of the East-West divide. “Modern Greece between East and West” seems to be a subject that preoccupies Greeks—scholars, politicians, public intellectuals, journalists a…

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