In the East Aegean Sea, somewhere at a crossroads between East and West, on the island of Chios, mastic (Chios Mastiha) has been cultivated since antiquity. Connected to traditions, historical events and cultural exchanges, this brand product remains…

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Ioannis Pappos’s Hotel Living is a portrait of privilege, aspiration, and international finance during the wayward course of the American economy between 9/11 and the 2008 Financial collapse, and is filled with surprisingly tender observations…

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We have no right to rest on the laurels of our ancestors, but we have to build our own future, guided by their own unquestionable universal heritage and legacysaid President Pavlopoulos on the occasion of the reopening of the Archaeolo…

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In this week’s Events & Culture Agenda: Athens Photo Festival at Benaki Museum, Greek & Canadian Artists’ Exhibition at TAF, Greek Jazz Panorama, Athens Pride 2016 and Syros Triathlon.

  • Photography | Athens Photo Festival 2016

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On May 26-27, there took place the Third Workshop on 'Romeyka and the languages of the eastern Black Sea' at Queens' College, Cambridge. Romeyka [Muslim Pontic Greek, Rumca] is the last surviving variety of Greek spoken in north-eastern Turkey, in th…

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After almost 40 years of successful circulation in Istanbul, the historic Diaspora newspaper “Echo” (“HΧΩ”) published this June the first issue of a 24-page monthly Greek edition.

With an editori…

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Last March, 26year old Alexi Pappas, a Greek-American athlete based in Oregon, qualified to compete at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, wearing the colors of the Greek Olympic Team.  The young distance runner, who specializes in the 5,000 and 10,000…

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“We are all Greeks. Our laws, our literature, our religion, our arts, have their root in Greece” said Percy Bysshe Shelley, a renowned English poet of the 19th century whose enthusiasm for the stirrings of independence in Greece prompted…

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Starting this Saturday June 4th and until July 2nd, the Rebetiko Carnival 2016 will offer music lovers in London and other U.K. cities the opportunity to experience and enjoy the history and beauty of the Rebetiko music genre with gigs, workshops and…

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In this week’s Events & Culture Agenda: “Flowers of Russia” International Cultural Festival, Back to Athens/4 International Arts Festival, Athens’ Hispanic Film Festival, Athens Gardens Festival, exhibition by Sotiris Soro…

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