Widely known to the Greek public for his successful films and TV series, director and writer Manoussos Manoussakis was born in Athens and studied at the London Film School. He has directed five feature films, “Bartholomew” (special menti…

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An inspiring photography exhibition, titled “#My_Greece: Villages, is taking place at Athinais Cultural Center (2-17 October 2021), showcasing the authentic beauties of Greece’s countryside, through its unique landscapes, people, a…

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Cornelius Castoriadis (1922 –1997) was a Greek-French philosopher, social critic, economist, and psychoanalyst, described as one of the foremost thinkers in Europe in his time. He is above all famous as the author of The Imaginary Institution o…

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The exhibition Under the Light of Apollo: The Louvre at Delphi brings, for the first time, twenty-eight major exhibits from the Louvre collections into a dialogue with pieces of great importance from the permanent exhibition of the Archaeological Mus…

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Lyra player, singer, songwriter and theoretical physicist "Chainis" Dimitris Apostolakis is a founding member of Chainides, a Cretan music group formed in 1990 by a group of friends, most of them students then at the&nbs…

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On the occasion of World Radio Day (February 13th), Greek News Agenda* interviews acclaimed music critic, author and radio producer Makis Milatos. Milatos has been working as a music critic for newspapers and magazines since 1977 and as a radio produ…

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Rebetiko is the urban popular Greek music of the poorest classes of the first half of the 20th century. As of December 2017, rebetiko is inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity created by UNESCO. The list…

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If there is ever a drink that symbolizes Greece, it is ouzo. Considered the country’s national drink, no other beverage is indeed as uniquely Greek or as closely linked to a culture as ouzo is to Greece. There is an old Greek saying that "ouzo…

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 Greek diplomat and writer Vassilis Papadopoulos

Vassilis Papadopoulos, a career diplomat at the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as well as a scholar specialized in Literature and the history of Greek language, has reviewed Roderick Beaton&r…

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There are many places worldwide bearing names of Greek origin, either because of their historical links to Greece -as in the case of cities founded as Greek colonies in the antiquity- or as a result of deliberate choice by philhellenes wishing to pay…

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