Where does ultimate despair lead individuals? Where do people turn to when they have lost all means of survival? Vassilis Mazomenos’ dark and poetic film “Lines” addresses the subject of suicides in the midst of the Greek economic…

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The Institute for Alternative Policies (ENA) has issued an Economic Policy Bulletin for December 2017 - February 2018, indicating a continuous increase in the country's GDP: an important achievement, especially for a country that has experienced fina…

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Alexis Akrithakis (1939-1994) was a Greek painter known for his distinct artistic style and free spirit. His works have been a major influence for many contemporary Greek artists, and he is now considered one of the most prominent figures of Greek mo…

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The General Secretariat for Media and Communication has published a fact sheet that compiles figures and up to date information οn economic developments in Greece, providing an conscise and informative economic review of the year 2017 - inclu…

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Playwright, novelist, scriptwriter and now librettist: Vangelis Hatziyannidis is a man of many talents, who does not stay in his comfort zone but takes on new challenges, whether this means different genres or unfamil…

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On March 22, 2018, the French Institute in Athens and the Association of Greek Film Directors and Producers (ESPEK) organized two roundtables as part of the 19th French Film Festival taking place in Athens, 20 - 28 March 2018. The event called &ldqu…

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In Greece, and in the Greek Orthodox world in general, Easter holds great importance. Customs and practices are more closely linked with the religious aspect of the holiday, compared to Christmas, and are usually observed even by the less devout. For…

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Viriato Soromenho-Marques teaches Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Nature, and European Ideas and Policies in the Departments of Philosophy and European Studies of the University of Lisbon. He is correspondent member of the Lis…

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Markellos Chryssicos (full name: Markellos Chryssicopoulos) is a conductor and musician who has dedicated himself to a very particular endeavour: the historically informed performance of early music, especially Baroque. His musical education began at…

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