Legendary author, painter and hagiographer Fotis Kontoglou is honored by the Benaki Museum, with an exhibition marking 120 years since his birth and 50years since his death, featuring representative works from his career in writing and illustration&n…

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A feature in last month’s issue of AirFrance on-flight Magazine, “The Regeneration of Athens in 10 points”, explored Greek entrepreneurship and innovation in modern day Athens, the crisis stricken Greek capital that calls for a fres…

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Ιn the 15th LSE Hellenic Observatory Annual Lecture (The Hypocrisy of European Moralism: Greece and the Politics of Cultural Aggression, 4 November 2015) Harvard University Professor of Anthropology Michael Herzfeld explored Western moralism abo…

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An exhibition of works of renowned Greek engraver A. Tassos (1914-1985) is being held at Athens’ Benaki Museum (3.12.2015 – 31.1.2016) on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of his birth.

With the aid of modern technology and digital re…

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The Center for the Greek Language next examinations for the “Certificate of Attainment in Greek for Professional Purposes” take place next month (15.01.2016); the registration deadline expires today.

These exams are taken by professi…

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As Yale University professor Patricia Felisa Barbeito recently put it (Greece’s crime noir goes global, Yale News, 2.12.2015), in Greece, there is real exhaustion with political and economic narratives” and “it’s up to the art…

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The Hellenic Art Galleries Association, following the success of Gallery Weekends 2013 and 2014, is holding Gallery Weekend 2015, dedicated to galleries in Athens and Thessaloniki. The event is organized in collaboration with Art-Athina, the City of…

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An updated Athens Guide (Winter 2015- Spring 2016) is now available and in the process of being delivered to 96 leading hotels in Athens. The Guide is published by City Contact, under the auspices of the Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourism Age…

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Orhan Pamuk in Athens
 
Celebrated Turkish author - and winner of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Literature - Orhan Pamuk, will deliver a lecture at the Athens Concert Hall, on December 10, on the occasion of the publication of his new book,…

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Fourteen Greek cities rich in history, culture and stunning natural landscapes are bidding for the title of the European Capital of Culture in 2021, aiming to promote their cultural heritage and identity to Europe and the world:Piraeus, the hist…

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