British anthropologist John K. Campbell (1923-2009) is recognized as one of the most important figures in Modern Greek ethnography. His research in the early 1950s among the transhumant shepherds of Northwestern Greece, the Sarakatsani, which led to…

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An old "honour" crime inspired Greek composer Dimitra Trypani to create The silent one, a work of experimental music theatre intended as an "alternative requiem", a contemporary choral ode. The play, which premiered at the Paxos Music Festival on 9 S…

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Animasyros 12 is here with animation films from around the world, four competition sections, panoramas and tributes, imaginative collaborations, educational workshops for young and old, exhibitions and parties. In its 12th edition, renowned Anim…

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A UCL scientific team, led by Greek astronomer Dr Angelos Tsiaras (UCL Centre for Space Exochemistry Data - CSED), detected water vapour in the atmosphere of an exoplanet, which makes it the most habitable world known beyond the solar system. The pla…

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Panayotis Ioannidis was born in 1967 in Athens, where he now lives. He has published three poetry books (all by Kastaniotis Editions): The lifesaver, 2008; Uncovered, 2013; Poland, 2016; a fourth, Rhinoceros, is forthcoming. His poems have appeared i…

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Athens International Film Festival celebrates a quarter of a century of independent film with its 25th anniversary edition and a rich programme of 115 feature films, 63 short films, 3 competition sections and distinguished guests, among who are Costa…

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One of the priorities in R&D is to lighten the burden of biochemical exams in laboratories and hospitals. This helps to ease the workload of care units both in urban or geographically remote areas as well as improve the quality of patients’…

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Nikolas Karagiaouris is a baritone with a rich repertoire and multiple collaborations with some of Greece’s most important artists and institutions, such as the Greek National Opera. Born in Patras, he studied violin and piano at the Municipal…

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British Neohellenist Roderick Beaton spoke to Kathimerini and Tasoula Eptakoili during his recent visit in Greece on the occasion of his honorary proclamation, on September 9, as Commander of the Order of Honour by the President of the Hellenic Repu…

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Contemporary Chinese poet, essayist, literary critic, novelist, editor, photographer, documentary filmmaker, and university professor, Yu Jian (1954— ) was born and raised in Kunming, Yunnan Province. Arguably the most prolific Chinese language…

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