“We are all Greeks. Our laws, our literature, our religion, our arts have their root in Greece”
― Percy Bysshe Shelley

The word Philhellenism derives from the Greek word philos (friend) and Hellenism (the study and appreciation of Gre…

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Although it has been 25 years since Melina Mercouri's death, in 1994 (October 18, 1920 - March 6, 1994), the charismatic actress, activist and politician, still has a strong presence in Greece.

It is safe to say that Melina Mercouri is one of the mos…

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Greece’s Carnival season,known as "Apokries", is the festive season preceding Lent, a period of masquerading, eating, drinking and dancing, which reaches its peak with extravagant parades of giant floats and colorful street groups. Traditionall…

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Thessaloniki is a poison for which there is no antidote. For me it is a life sentence of ambivalence between attraction and repulsion. A mystical force keeps me prisoner and -as though I am under its spell- I will never abandon it […]

Thomas K…

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In summer 2019, the International Cavafy Summer School will once more bring together prominent academics, scholars, and young researchers of the work of C. P. Cavafy, one of Modern Greece’s most distinguished and internationally recognised poet…

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Dr. José António Costa Ideias is a Professor specialising in Modern Greek and Comparative Studies. He obtained his PhD in in Portuguese and Comparative Studies at the of NOVA University in Lisbon, where he is now Coordinator of the Mode…

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MIRfestival, an international contemporary art festival, takes place for the sixth time in Athens, featuring fourteen unique art projects of performance/ live media/ image adventures. Its programmeme is comprised of performances, projections, video i…

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The 3rd International Conference “The Science and Orthodox Christianity relationship: past-present-future" takes place on 29 November – 1 December, 2018 at the premises of the National Hellenic Research Foundation in Athens. The event is…

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The Spanish-language digital platform “Panorama Griego”, of the General Secretariat for Media and Communication of the Ministry of Digital Policy, Telecommunications and Media, held an event on “Sephardic Jews - History and Culture&…

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The 9th Biennale of Young Greek Architects is hosted once more at the Benaki Museum in Athens. The event is organised by the Hellenic Institute of Architecture (Heliarch), as part of its activities for the promotion of contemporary Greek archite…

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