The spectacular archaeological discovery of the so called “Griffin warrior” – who got his name from two items inside the tomb which depict a griffin - has once again made international headlines, following a facial reconstruction th…

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A pocket guide about Greece, published by the Secretariat General for Media and Commucation, containing interesting facts about politics, economy, tourism, cultural heritage, education, language, arts and other aspects of Greek life.&n…

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Starting from October 2015 the Secretariat General for Information & Communication (Γενική Γραμματεία Ενημέρωσης &&nb…

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A film friendly country since the beginning of the 20th century –when Joseph Hepp shot The adventures of Villar (1924) in Athens–, Greece is proud to have provided perfect locations and excellent crews to international classics (Zorba th…

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For the past 56 summers, people from all over the world have been flooding Athens and Epidaurus to experience one of the greatest celebrations of artistic performance in the world, the “Athens and Epidaurus Festival”. Revered figures from…

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Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in his greeting speech on Thursday at an conference on "Public Administration, Democratic Governance and Social Solidarity" held for the 30-year anniversary of the operation of the National Center of Public Administratio…

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The Secretariat General for Media and Communication is hosting an event – tribute to Yannis Behrakis, photojournalist with Reuters for the last 20 years and Guardian photographer of the year 2015. On this occasion, Greek News Agenda (GNA)* inte…

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“The light of Greece opened my eyes, penetrated my pores, expanded my whole being”

Henry Miller, The Colossus of Maroussi

Henry V. Miller (December 26, 1891 – June 7, 1980) was born in Yorkville, NYC. His life is chronicled both by…

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Kiriakos Gialenios was born in Thessaloniki in 1978. His first novel H νόσος των εραστών [Lovers disease] (Melani Editions, 2011) was shortlisted for the State Literary Award for Deb…

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