In 2013, during an underwater natural and cultural heritage assessment survey, researchers discovered one of the largest Roman-era shipwrecks ever found, with a cargo of about 6,000 amphorae. The survey was carried out by the Oceanus network of the U…

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or the fifth year running, Hellas Filmbox Berlin will take place at the historic Babylon Cinema in Mitte, Berlin, January 15-19. The Greek film festival’s rich program features fiction films by emerging filmmakers, documentaries, short films, s…

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One of the most significant Greek prose writers of the post-war generation, Antonis Samarakis, is credited with being the most widely translated Greek author after Nikos Kazantzakis, with his works being translated in over 30 languages. Often referre…

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Greece has a new National Plan for Energy and Climate (NPEC) that was presented in December 2019 following a public consultation and a debate in the Greek Parliament. The NPEC is an ambitious plan in accordance with the UN Agenda 2030 and its 17 glo…

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“…What they call today the renaissance in my painting is a precise continuation of my revolution to be in close proximity with life. I am not interested in the praise of the old guard. The similarity of my work with the renaissance is bo…

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Christiana Mygdali is a linguist and translator. She holds a DPhil from the University of Oxford on translation as a mechanism of cultural resistance under the Junta in Greece. Since 2006, she has been teaching language, literature, translation theor…

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The site of the ancient city of Oeniadae, in the regional unit of Aetolia-Acarnania in Greece, boasts one of the best preserved shipyards of the antiquity. An important city in the antiquity, Oeniadae used to have three ports, strong fortifications a…

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Greeks living abroad did not have the right to vote in the Greek national elections from their place of residence until recently, when the Greek Parliament adopted a bill on voting rights for diaspora Greeks. The bill was passed on December 11 with…

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Poet and art critic Nicolas Calas’ life and work in Greece, France and the USA embodies different historical conjunctures and intellectual movements, that exemplify the evolution of the so-called “international avant-garde” througho…

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