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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Vassilis C. Karamitsanis has recently been appointed Chair of the Board of Directors of the Greek National Opera. Karamitsanis already has rich experience in cultural management: he was the founder of Platforma Co. and Platforma Video (2004-2009), th…

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Kostis Georgiou is an internationally acclaimed sculptor and painter, who lives and works in Athens. He has studied at the Athens School of Fine Arts under Dimitris Mytaras and Dimosthenis Kokkinidis, and at Royal College of Fine Arts in London under…

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Dr Stephen G. Miller is Professor emeritus of Classical Archeology at UC Berkeley and Director Emeritus of Berkeley’s excavations in Nemea, Greece, who, after years of hard work, made headlines worldwide for the uncovering of the ancient athlet…

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Art historian Dr. Alexandra Kouroutaki spoke to Greek News Agenda* about the development of art, especially painting, in the newly-founded Greek state, its influences, its evolution and the nascence of the notion of "Greekness", focusing on the ways…

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Grammy-winning producer, musicologist and record collector Christopher C. King is one of the world’s most passionate devotees of traditional Greek folk music, especially the idiosyncratic, usually mournful sound distinctive in Northern and…

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The “Patio House” residence is a striking building hanging off a cliff edge over the sea; it is situated on the island of Karpathos, the second largest of the Greek Dodecanese islands, in the southeastern Aegean Sea. The structure has cau…

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Carefree people sunbathing, beautiful women smiling in their swim suits, wrapped in the glossy escapist visual style of the 50’s. But what do these people think about? “What lies behind the summer holiday smiles?” is the question Ch…

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The Biennale of Western Balkans (BoWB) is a new cultural project, taking place for the first time in the city of Ioannina, in the region of Epirus in Northwestern Greece, on 5-20 October 2018. The organisers' vision is to examine intangible cultural…

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Lina Tonia (Photo by Nikos Begalidis)

Lina Tonia, is a young award winning composer born in Greece, in 1985. Her work list includes more than 100 compositions for orchestra, ensembles, operas and music for theatre that performed in Paris, Vienna, Lo…

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