For the past 56 summers, people from all over the world have been flooding Athens and Epidaurus to experience one of the greatest celebrations of artistic performance in the world, the “Athens and Epidaurus Festival”. Revered figures from…

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Sericultural activities have a long tradition in Greece, with raw cocoon production and silk processing being familiar activities for hundreds of years. Soufli, situated 70 kilometers east of Alexandropouli (capital city of the Evros region), became…

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ILGA-Europe is an international non-governmental umbrella organization, part of the European Region of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans & Intersex Association (ILGA), working for equality and human rights for LGBTI people. The orga…

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The 21st edition of Art-Athina, the International Contemporary Art Fair of Athens, will open its gates next week at the Faliro Pavilion (Taekwondo Stadium), kicking off on Thursday, May 26 and running through Sunday, May 29, under the auspices of the…

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In this week's Events and Culture Agenda in Greece: “Ai  Wei Wei @Cycladic” exhibition at the Cycladic Museum, “The Journey. People on the Move” exhibition at Benaki Museum, “Gourmet Olive Exhibition & Delicacie…

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Nineteen years after the adoption of the law establishing it as a cultural entity, the Greek National Museum of Contemporary Art is ready to open its doors to the public for the first time. An iconic modern industrial structure and a signature exampl…

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May 18 has been marked as International Museum Day to raise awareness that “museums are an important means of cultural exchange, enrichment of cultures and development of mutual understanding, cooperation and peace among peoples.” Rich in…

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Gelina Harlaftis’ Greek Shipowners and Greece: 1945-1975 From Separate Development to Mutual Interdependence (2015) outlines   the   basic structure of the Greek shipping firms, analyzes the Greek shipowners' ties  to&n…

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What happens to the body during sleep? How do we spend one third of our lives? During sleep our most secret and repressed self emerges. At the same time, our body becomes vulnerable.

The Hypnos Project (Hypnos: from the Greek word…

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On this week's Events and Culture Agenda in Greece and abroad: Fast Forward Art Festival, “Lucien Hervé’s -The summertime of Monsieur Le Corbusier” exhibition, Leonidas Kavakos with the Radio France Philarmonic Orchestra conc…

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