Lake Stymphalia is located in the mountainous area of the Regional Unit of Corinthia, where, according to Greek mythology, Hercules confronted and slew the Stymphalian birds. In recent years, the wetland of Stymphalia has been significantly degraded…

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In this week's Events & Culture Agenda: “Ellados Gefsi” Gastronomy Festival, the OUTVIEW film Festival, the 11th annual Comicdom Con Festival, “Children on the move” photographic Exhibition and a Conference on New Media and Entrepreneurship in Tourism.…

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The Greek language, whether ancient, biblical or modern, can be ideally studied in a Greek- speaking environment. Distinguished French classical scholarJacqueline de Romilly once said that “[…] everyone has to learn Greek, because it is…

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Τhe Athens Concert Hall is hosting a lecture by Roderick Beaton, Koraes Professor of Modern Greek and Director of the Centre for Hellenic Studies at King's College London (Lord Byron and the bail-outs: what the British poet really did for the Gre…

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The house in which acclaimed Greek composer Manos Hadjidakis was born and raised (also known as Frourarcheio of Xanthi) will become a House of Culture, to be inaugurated this weekend (April 17, 2016), following the completion of restoration efforts u…

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Acknowledging the strong need for science to be reestablished in society and to engage stakeholders, the Institute for Historical Research of the National Hellenic Research Foundation and the Laboratory of Science Education, Epistemology and Educatio…

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Athens is a city with outstanding cultural heritage, but also excellent examples of interesting contemporary architecture. Have you ever wondered why they were built? How they were designed and manufactured? Behind the facades and the doors of many o…

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Gerald Durrell, the renowned English naturalist, zookeeper, conservationist, author and television presenter, was 11 years old when his mother decided to move to the island of Corfu with him and her other three children. It was on this beautiful Ioni…

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In this week's Events & Culture Agenda: Social Media in Tourism Conference, IN-EDIT Festival Thessaloniki Edition, 11th Athens Animation Festival, Francophone Film Festival 2016, Thessaloniki Dance Festival (TDF) and ‘Links’ at the Gr…

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The Cretan city of Ancient Knossos, an archaeological treasure home to the mythical Labyrinth and site of the most important and better known palace of the great Minoan civilization, inspired the commissioned digital artwork by the internationally ac…

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