Last weekend marked the 20th anniversary of Odysseus Elytis’ death (Nov. 2, 1911 – Mar. 18, 1996) and the Teloglion Fine Arts Foundation in Thessaloniki is hosting from March 18 until May 31, 2016, a tribute exhibition to the poetic…

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There are between 40 and 45 thousand Greeks residing permanently in the UK. The presence of Greek students in tertiary education in the UK is quite significant, with some 20 Greek cultural, philanthropic and professional organizations active. There a…

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While Greece is in the middle of the refugee crisis, Poets Circle, following a five-year period of poetic activism, brings the refugee issue to the forefront of cultural life in Greece and in the rest of the world. On this year’s World Poetry D…

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In this week's Culture Agenda: Athens Half Marathon, George Gounaropoulos’ painting exhibition, Abramović’ “As One” performance art show, Wols & Eileen Quinlan photography exhibition, From Darkness to Light theatre play, a…

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The Central Public Library of Veria, known as the Greek library miracle, has grown from its origins as a small library in a mountainous region of northern Greece into one of the most modern libraries of the world, awarded by the Bill and Melinda…

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The 2016 cross-cultural year between Russia and Greece was officially inaugurated at the Acropolis Museum, on Friday, March 11, by the Russian Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Prikhodko, Culture Minister Aristidis Balta…

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Hellenic Wave, a dynamic group of Greek origin fine Jewellery designers, is participating for the second time in the trendsetting Baselworld Jewellery and Watches Show in Switzerland this week (March 17-24, 2016). The show attracts more than 150,000…

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The ongoing economic crisis plaguing Greece has sparked literary production, which aims to narrate the human stories behind the current socio-economic turmoil, while it has attracted the attention of foreign readers, as it is manifested by the increa…

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In this week's Culture Agenda: "Athens a city of tales” Festival, Science for Girls, the Waves and Gypsy Jazz festival

Festival |"Athens a city of tales”| to March 20

The 3rd Festival of Storytelling inspired by and dedicated to the…

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The island of Santorini is rightly renowned for its dramatic setting. Volcanic flows and scatterings of ash mark the countryside with their strange shapes and intensity of colours, while the steep walls of the caldera, hundreds of feet high, are dott…

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