Central Europe comes to Athens

Following on from the Balkans and Latin America, it’s the turn of the radical, independent Central European scene to ‘occupy’ the Onassis Cultural Center from November 11 to 29. 

Invited to A…

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Irish author, critic and columnist, Richard Pine has written critical works on Irish playwright Brian Friel and Anglo-Irish novelist Lawrence Durrell. He worked for the Irish national broadcaster Raidió Teilifís Éireann…

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In our weekly Culture Agenda: The Chocolate Factory and Museum comes to Athens,  "Cinethesia" in Syros, Mario Merz at the Cycladi Arct Museum and "Swan Lake" at the Piraeus Municipal Theatre…

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The 56th Thessaloniki International Film Festival(TIFF) opens its gates November 6 to November 15 in Greece’s beautiful waterfront northern city, showcasing once again a selection of new and emerging filmmakers and awards for the best. Wit…

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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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