W. Mark Wilman originates from the Caribbean, grew up in London and spent much of his life in Milan, but holds a special place in his heart for the Greek islands. His photographic project Discovering the Beauty of the Cyclades has had its first publi…

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Born in 1964 in Athens, the famous greek painter Maria Filopoulou studied painting in Paris at the Ecole nationale supérieure des beaux-arts under Leonardo Cremonini, during the period 1984-1988. She continued with postgraduate studies at…

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An old "honour" crime inspired Greek composer Dimitra Trypani to create The silent one, a work of experimental music theatre intended as an "alternative requiem", a contemporary choral ode. The play, which premiered at the Paxos Music Festival on 9 S…

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Nikolas Karagiaouris is a baritone with a rich repertoire and multiple collaborations with some of Greece’s most important artists and institutions, such as the Greek National Opera. Born in Patras, he studied violin and piano at the Municipal…

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Despotiko, a small island in the Cyclades, has drawn the attention of archaeology enthusiasts in recent years, after excavations uncovered a religious site of major significance, dating from the Archaic Period. The site encompasses a large temple ded…

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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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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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