Rebetiko is the urban popular Greek music of the poorest classes of the first half of the 20th century. As of December 2017, rebetiko is inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity created by UNESCO. The list…

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Award winning short stop motion animation film “Ethnophobia”, directed and animated by Joan Zhonga, is a humorous depiction of humankind’s intolerance of the Other.

Joan Zhonga is an animation director specialising in stop motion a…

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A film friendly country since the beginning of the 20th century –when Joseph Hepp shot The adventures of Villar (1924) in Athens–, Greece is proud to have provided perfect locations and excellent crews to international classics (Zorba th…

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Face Forward …into my home is an interactive art project focused on the stories of people who have been forced to leave their homelands and are rebuilding their life in Greece. It includes storytelling workshops inspired by a selection of cont…

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Culturescapes Greece 2017 opened its gates on October 5th in the city of Basel, Switzerland. CULTURESCAPES is an annual autumn Swiss festival organised by the eponymous non-profit foundation promoting cultural exchange between Switzerland and other c…

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Athens Technopolis and the Industrial Gas Museum are holding a series of events to celebrate “160 years of Gazi” – that is, 160 years since the foundation of the Athens Gasworks.

The name “Gazi” refers to the Greek collo…

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A journey to four continents and 37 countries is promised to the visitors to the 6th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art under its title "Imagined Homes", through the works of 95 individual artists and groups participating in this year's main e…

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In the past few years the refugee crisis has become a part of Greek life. The immigration issue is dominant in the news and refugee stories are aired on a daily basis. But what if there was subversion and the subject of the narrative became the auth…

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The 25th Symposium of the US-based Modern Greek Studies Association (MGSA) is scheduled to take place November 2-5, 2017, in Stockton University, New Jersey, US. The Symposium will be hosted by the Interdisciplinary Center for Helleni…

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It has been noted that the financial crisis since 2009 is to a degree connected with the upsurge of creativity in filmmaking. And "it has coincided with a number of acclaimed, international prize-winning films by a generation of Greek filmmakers who…

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