Ioannis Balampanidis was born at Thessaloniki in 1980. He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science and History from Panteion University of Athens. He is the author of Eurocommunism: From Communist to Radical Left in Europe (Polis, Athens 2015, and Routledg…

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The town of Sparta in the Peloponnese is famous as the site of the eponymous Ancient Greek city-state, one of the most prominent ones in Greek history, and arguably the greatest military land-power in Greece for several centuries.

Ancient Sparta

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"The Kiss" (2019), a deeply anthropocentric work -created by the internationally recognized Greek artist, Ilias Papailiakis- was recently transformed into a 22 meters high mural to emphasize the value of human contact, especially in times of isolatio…

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The National Gallery - Alexandros Soutsos Museum is the most important in art gallery in Greece; it was founded in 1900 and is located in the centre of Athens. It houses around 20,000 works of art including paintings, sculptures and prints, predomina…

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The online portal ‘Study in Greece’ (https://studyingreece.edu.gr/) is campaigning for the international extroversion of Greek Universities and the comparative education advantages of our country. In particular, the campaign is about the…

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Ivan Sršen (born 1979 in Zagreb) is the head of an independent Croatian publishing house Sandorf, and is also an editor, a translator, a writer and a literary agent. Sršen has published a book of short stories (Skela, 2010), a popular s…

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The 15th Los Angeles Greek Film Festival is celebrating the breadth and depth of Greek Cinema today. The LAGFF virtual edition will offer New Greek Cinema with curated features, shorts, documentaries, animations on a secure platform accompanied by a…

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In the year 2021, Greece celebrates the Bicentenary of the Greek War of Independence, the Greek revolution against Ottoman rule, which led to the establishment of the Modern Greek state. A series of celebrations taking place throughout…

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Just a few meters away from the Greek Parliament’s building - right behind the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on Amalias Avenue- lies the National Garden of Athens which, together with the Ζappeion Hall, covers 24 hectares full of vegeta…

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