The German-Greek Cultural Association, founded in Berlin in 2015 in order to improve German-Greek ties through culture, will host this year the Hellas Filmbox Berlin film festival between January 21 and January 24, at the Babylon cinema theater in ea…

Read more

The National Archaeological Museum in Athens is celebrating 150 years of its foundation. The anniversary is on October 3 but various exhibitions and events will be held throughout the year, announced its director, Maria Lagogiannis.

During the p…

Read more

A new Journal on Modern Greek Studies began its publication in December 2015. Modern Greek Studies Online, published by the Society for Modern Greek Studies, UK, is an open-access, peer-reviewed journal for the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences th…

Read more

While no member of the public could have missed the Greek crisis, it has been represented only by the refraction in journalism of the views of politicians, economists and international bureaucrats. The voice of artists, “the antennae of the rac…

Read more

“Hope is a waking dream” and “knowing oneself is the beginning of all wisdom” are only two examples of thoughts, representing universal and eternal truths expressed over 20 centuries ago by the Greek philosopher and scientist…

Read more

In this week's ‎Culture Agenda‬ don't miss: The Meet Market in Bios; “Mesolongi and Lord Byron” exhibition; Madama Buttefly at the Athens Concert Hall; “The ‘Other’ Home” at the Onassis Cultural Center; “Birth of Coexistence” exhibition…

Read more

Every summer many European tourists travel to the Greek island of Lesvos for a sunny holiday. This year hundreds of thousands of refugees crossed the sea from Turkey and arrived on the island as well, looking for a safe haven in the European Union.

F…

Read more

The National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, in association with the New York City Greek Film Festival, is presenting ATHENS TODAY: NEW GREEK CINEMA (on weekends of January and February , 9/1- 28/2), a series of six recent films representing the ar…

Read more

Archaeologists recently discovered some new surprising information about the ancient city of Knossos located on the Greek island of Crete. Newly-launched archaeological digs on the island have discovered that Knossos, the seat of power of the Minoan…

Read more

Lesbos has been at the center of the refugee crisis that escalated dramatically last year. More than 500,000 refugees and other migrants arrived to the island in 2015, leaving behind mountains of life-jackets, which became a poignant symbol of the re…

Read more