The Hellenic Parliament Foundation organizes the exhibition "Feminism and Transition to Democracy (1974-1990): Ideas, collectives, claims". Photographs, newspaper’s headlines, prints, manuscripts, posters and audiovisual documents, books and m…

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art by Mali Skotheim

By Johanna Hanink*

Virginia Woolf’s essay “On Not Knowing Greek” was published in 1925, the same year as Mrs Dalloway. The title gestures not to Woolf’s (nor to anyone’s) ignorance of Ancient G…

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One of the projects taking part in Art-Athina 2016 (May 26-29, 2016) under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture and Sports is “Compassion”, an art and philosophy project that was founded in 2015  by a voluntary initiative of activ…

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Considered to be the most important holiday on the Greek calendar and one of the richest in folklore, the celebration of Orthodox Easter is extraordinary throughout Greece. While there are many local customs associated with Easter, there are sev…

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The small southeastern Aegean island of Tilos, situated in the Dodecanese between the islands of Rhodes and Kos, will develop by May 2017 an innovative hybrid electricity production and storage plant, becoming the first in Greece and the Mediter…

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Ithaca laundry is a mobile laundry service aimed at homeless people in Athens: a van fitted with washing machines and tumble dryers, collecting unwashed clothes from people residing in the streets and returning them clean and dry. It has been founded…

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Kostas Vergopoulos is professor of Political Economy at the University of Paris VIII. He has written several books and his articles are regularly published in the Greek and international press. He talked to our sister publication Grèce Hebdo*&…

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artist: Alexandros Vasmoulakis, photo: LeBasse Projects

A vibrant capital in the midst of economic and migratory crisis, a metropolis of contrasts, a cultural hub in constant flux, Athens’ many facets are what make it one of the most interesti…

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Most people in the world have some knowledge about the natural beauty of Greece but little is known about the components of this natural beauty. Although Greece is mostly famous for its beautiful islands, the sea and the warm sun, what is less known…

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Athens, 1842. The Acropolis stands over the city and inspires Joseph-Philibert Girault de Prangey (1804-1892), the man who took the oldest existing photograph of the monument. The photograph was taken on a morning from the Hill of the Nymphs.

The ph…

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