Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras visited the President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopios Pavlopoulos on Monday evening and requested the dissolution of the Hellenic Parliament and the call for snap elections in order to avert a protracted period…

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Thessaloniki Queer Arts Festival [TQAF] is a grassroots initiative aiming to "alter deeply entrenched misconceptions and prejudices toward the queer and LGBT community through artistic and cultural practices". The festival was founded by Tomas Diafas…

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Artemis Leontis is C. P. Cavafy Professor of Modern Greek and Comparative Literature and chair of  the Department of Classical Studies at the University of Michigan. Her field of specialization is Modern Greek Studies and her research in…

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Krister Kumlin, retired Ambassador, is Chair of the Swedish Parthenon Committee. He received his law degree at Stockholm University in 1962 after which he entered the Swedish Foreign service. He has served at the Swedish embassies in Washington, Guat…

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The 13th edition of the Los Angeles Greek Film Festival will be held June 3 - 9, 2019, at UCLA and at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. The Festival features 47 new films by Greek filmmakers from around the world in its program, promotes Greek cinem…

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The year 2019 has been designated "Erotokritos Year" by the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports, to honour Vintsentzos Kornaros (1553-1613/14), poet and leading figure of the Cretan Renaissance, and his magnum opus, Erotokritos, telling the tale…

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Emilios Solomou was born in Nicosia (1971). He studied History and Archaeology at the University of Athens. He also studied Journalism in Cyprus. He has been working as a journalist for a daily newspaper for some years. He is now a teacher of Greek a…

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Athens Music Week is a weeklong music marathon aiming to “celebrate cultural and creative diversity” and turn Athens into a showcase for the Greek contemporary music scene. Athens Music Week (AMW)’s main goal is to promote musi…

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Prime Minister and SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras has called snap national elections following the results of EU parliamentary and regional elections. Alexis Tsipras announced that he will visit the President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoul…

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Source: European Parliament

Representing over 500 million EU citizens, the European Parliament might not be the most numerous in the world but is undeniably the most multi-cultural. Counting days to the upcoming European Elections, let’s find o…

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