On October 31, the South as a State of Mind arts journal published the first of a series of special issues on the documenta 14 exhibition. The series will run until the exhibition’s opening in Athens and Kassel in 201…

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Greece is a country with an archipelago of approximately 3,000 islands, 15.000 km coastlines and a very mild climate with sunshine throughout most of the year. The temperature of most Greek seas is about 14-16°C during the coldest winter mon…

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 Greek artist Anna Laskari's artwork "Left of the Parthenon" was chosen to represent Greece at a global art biennial which will take place in Caracas, Venezuela, under the title “First Biennial of South: People in Resistance" fr…

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Greek renowned author Sophia Nikolaidou’s novel, The Scapegoat (New York, 2015, Translated by Karen Emmerich) takes place during two key periods of recent Greek history: the Civil War in the late 1940s and the current financial crisis.

In the…

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Recognizing the significance of urban basic services as a foundation for the overall social and economic development, the United Nations has designated 31st of October as World Cities Day. This year’s theme promotes togetherness and harmony, so…

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An intact tomb dating to roughly 1500 BC belonging to an ancient warrior was uncovered near the Mycenaean-era Palace of Nestor in southeastern Peloponnese. According to a Culture Ministry press release, the tomb and its contents rank as one of the mo…

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Here comes our weekly Culture Agenda:
 
INMUTE Festival
 
For the third year, the InMute Festival proposes yet another series of unique encounters and dialogues between sound and the moving image, in a three-day programme, whose main elemen…

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On October 28, 1940, Greece entered World War II against the Axis powers, by rejecting Italy’s ultimatum to surrender. Every year, customary parades and festivities take place across the country (October 26-28), celebrating Greece’s…

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Deadpan Greek comedy "Chevalier", directed by Athina Rachel Tsangari, is a "buddy movie without buddies" that won top prize at the recent British Film Institute’s London Film Festival Awards. Focusing on the way obsession can lead to chaos, the…

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"Μιλώ Ελληνικά/SpeakGreek", a new free online speech training tool for learners of Greek as a foreign/second language produced by the Phonetics Laboratory, School of English, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, will be  presented in one-day event at the university’s  Research Dissemination Center on Saturday 24.10.2015.…

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