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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A recent working paper by CESifo, a European economic research group consisting of the Center for Economic Studies (CES), the Ifo Institute and the CESifo GmbH (Munich Society for the Promotion of Economic Research), examines what economics experts f…

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One of the projects taking part in Art-Athina 2016 (May 26-29, 2016) under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture and Sports is “Compassion”, an art and philosophy project that was founded in 2015  by a voluntary initiative of activ…

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With 153 votes in favour and 145 against, the Greek Parliament approved on Sunday (22.5) an omnibus reform bill with the last prior actions needed to conclude Greece’s economic programme review. The bill introduces a further 1.8 billion euros i…

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Sericultural activities have a long tradition in Greece, with raw cocoon production and silk processing being familiar activities for hundreds of years. Soufli, situated 70 kilometers east of Alexandropouli (capital city of the Evros region), became…

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A presentation of facts, figures and up to date information about Greece’s strategic growth plan, within the framework of the Partnership Agreement for the Development Framework (PA) 2014-2020, supported by the European Structural and…

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ILGA-Europe is an international non-governmental umbrella organization, part of the European Region of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans & Intersex Association (ILGA), working for equality and human rights for LGBTI people. The orga…

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The 21st edition of Art-Athina, the International Contemporary Art Fair of Athens, will open its gates next week at the Faliro Pavilion (Taekwondo Stadium), kicking off on Thursday, May 26 and running through Sunday, May 29, under the auspices of the…

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In this week's Events and Culture Agenda in Greece: “Ai  Wei Wei @Cycladic” exhibition at the Cycladic Museum, “The Journey. People on the Move” exhibition at Benaki Museum, “Gourmet Olive Exhibition & Delicacie…

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Nineteen years after the adoption of the law establishing it as a cultural entity, the Greek National Museum of Contemporary Art is ready to open its doors to the public for the first time. An iconic modern industrial structure and a signature exampl…

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