The Municipal Art Gallery of Athens is one of the most important museums of modern and contemporary Greek art, featuring more than 3.000 works in its permanent collection. It was founded in 1914 and has changed venues several times. It is now housed…

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“The Unknown Famine” photography exhibition will be presented by MEP Stelios Kouloglou (GUE/NGL, Syriza) on Tuesday, 28th of March at the European Parliament  in Brussels. The exhibition marks the 75th Anniversary of Athens&rs…

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The Ioannis Kapodistrias Digital Archive, an ambitious project that was recently completed and presented to the public, is now freely available for anyone interested in learning more about the life and work of Ioannis Kapodistrias (1776-1831). T…

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Yannis Tsirbas was born in 1976. He studied political sciences, political behaviour and communication in Athens and Essex. He is currently a Lecturer at the University of Athens in the Department of Social Theory and Sociology, with an expertise in q…

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It may not be the lost city of Atlantis, but it is close enough! Egypt’s sunken cities of Thonis-Heracleion and Canopus, known in modern times as the lost kingdom of Cleopatra, was not something anyone expected to find beneath the sea off…

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The 21st edition of Art-Athina, the International Contemporary Art Fair of Athens, will open its gates next week at the Faliro Pavilion (Taekwondo Stadium), kicking off on Thursday, May 26 and running through Sunday, May 29, under the auspices of the…

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There is an area in Athens that is three times the size of Monaco, twice the size of New York’s Central Park and is yet to be Europe’s biggest urban regeneration project. Meet Hellinikon Project, an € 8 billion investment that…

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To mark 160 years since the opening of the Athens Gasworks factory, Technopolis City of Athens presents a major exhibition chronicling Greece's industrial development: “160 years made in Greece. Industry, Innovation, Novelty” runs from Ja…

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The Secretariat General for Media and Communication is hosting an event – tribute to Yannis Behrakis, photojournalist with Reuters for the last 20 years and Guardian photographer of the year 2015. On this occasion, Greek News Agenda (GNA)* inte…

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US-based electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Inc, owned by  Elon Musk, who also owns aerospace company Space X, has set up ‘Tesla Greece’, a local research and development subsidiary located in Athens. Tesla’s engineering and…

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