In 2013, during an underwater natural and cultural heritage assessment survey, researchers discovered one of the largest Roman-era shipwrecks ever found, with a cargo of about 6,000 amphorae. The survey was carried out by the Oceanus network of the U…

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or the fifth year running, Hellas Filmbox Berlin will take place at the historic Babylon Cinema in Mitte, Berlin, January 15-19. The Greek film festival’s rich program features fiction films by emerging filmmakers, documentaries, short films, s…

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“…What they call today the renaissance in my painting is a precise continuation of my revolution to be in close proximity with life. I am not interested in the praise of the old guard. The similarity of my work with the renaissance is bo…

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The site of the ancient city of Oeniadae, in the regional unit of Aetolia-Acarnania in Greece, boasts one of the best preserved shipyards of the antiquity. An important city in the antiquity, Oeniadae used to have three ports, strong fortifications a…

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Poet and art critic Nicolas Calas’ life and work in Greece, France and the USA embodies different historical conjunctures and intellectual movements, that exemplify the evolution of the so-called “international avant-garde” througho…

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In her feature for Greek News Agenda, Dr. Alexandra Kouroutaki writes about Christmas iconography, especially the Nativity scene, as depicted in both icons and frescoes of the 20th century in historical temples of the region of Chania, focusing on th…

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The ancient Greek tradition of the ekecheiria, or the Olympic Truce refers to the cessation of hostilities before, during and after the Olympic Games, and is still applied nowadays. In view of the XXXII Olympiad (from July 24 to August 9) and the XVI…

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Glas (or Gla) is a low, flat-topped rocky outcrop rising from the surrounding plain of Kopais, bearing the ruins of the largest acropolis of the Mycenaean era, founded in the 13th century BC. Excavations have been carried out on the site since the la…

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What do we mean when we talk about Greek fashion? How has it been shaped over the years, conditions and regions? An exhibition titled “Greek Fashion - 100 inspirational and creative years”, running through January 31, 2020, at the Helleni…

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The Museum of Cycladic Art has announced a new series of lectures on archaeology, focusing on the island of Crete; the cycle will feature announcements of recent discoveries and new archaeological finds, as well as research projects, and will take pl…

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