The 6th Athens Biennale takes place on 26 October – 9 December 2018 under the title "ANTI-". Curated by Stefanie Hessler, Kostis Stafylakis and Poka-Yio, the sixth edition of the contemporary art biennial examines the attitude of opposition, no…

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Athens commemorates the 74th anniversary of its liberation from the Nazi Occupation with a series of events taking place throughout the month of October in several venues across the city under the title “12 October - Free Athens”. Exhibit…

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At least 1,000 Greek books from the recent production of more than 40 publishing houses will be displayed at the Greek Pavilion at the Frankfurt Book Fair taking place on 10-14 October 2018. Greek novelist Maro Douka is the guest of honour of the Gre…

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The research and cultural programme Tragedy 2.0, an international collective exploration of the paradoxical encounter between Ancient Greek tragedy and the digital era, takes place at the Michael Cacoyannis Foundation on 2-18 October 2018. The progra…

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Greek sculptor Costas Varotsos has left his artistic stamp on urban spaces across the world, his sculptures adorning many public places in Greece, Cyprus, Italy, Switzerland and the United States of America. As an established sculptor, Varotsos is h…

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The 4th “Athens International Poetry Festival” is organised on October 1 to 7, 2018, by the literary organisation Poets’ Circle, with the support of the organizing committee of the project Athens 2018 World Book Capital. For a week,…

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The 53rd Dimitria Festival takes place from 29 September to 21 October, 2018, in the city of Thessaloniki. The programme features theatrical performances, concerts, visual and performance art showings, photography exhibitions and film screenings, add…

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Two Greek museums, the Diachronic Museum of Larissa and the Archaeological Museum of Kythera, are among the winners of the 5th edition of the Museums in Short Awards, a European contest for short videos produced for museums,  which was held in…

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Kevin Andrews (1924-1989) was an American scholar and writer, and an ardent philhellene whose passionate love for Greece defined the course of his life. He remains most famous for his bestselling book The Flight of Ikaros: a journey into Greece (1959…

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