The day of National Celebration of the Greek Resistance was established by the government in 1982 and observed on 25 November, to commemorate the most important joint operation of Greece’s major resistance groups formed in World War II.

The dem…

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Have you ever thought of visiting a historic cemetery? Most people would associate cemeteries with pain, suffering, and death. However, these spaces have stories to tell about a city’s history and heritage, as they constitute places of collecti…

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Greece assumed the Chairmanship of the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers for a six-month period from May to November 2020. Having been member of this leading human rights Organization since August 1949, Greece took the Chairmanship in…

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When citing Greece’s contributions to world culture -from democracy to theatre and athletics- philosophy is one of the first that come to mind. Unsurprisingly, its name is Greek, from philosophia meaning "love of wisdom".

Unlike other practices…

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The Thessaloniki International Book Fair is the most important yearly event for the book and the professionals of the field organized in our country; a cultural institution with international character that has changed the landscape of the book indus…

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Today marks the 47th anniversary of the Athens Polytechnic Uprising, a student-led demonstration against the military dictatorship (also known as “junta” or the “Regime of the Colonels”) that ruled Greece from 1967 to 1974. Th…

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The 3rd edition of ATHICFF will keep company to children and adolescents in Greece and Cyprus from November 14-22, offering families and schools high-quality films for free and online on the festival's platform: https://watch.athicff.com/.

The festiv…

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Lenia Safiropoulou is an opera singer, poet and translator. She has published three poetry books: Paternoster Square (Polis, Athens 2012, Prize of the journal “Anagnostis” for young authors), It is hard to stumble on stones (Patakis, Athe…

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How do we understand and how do we approach life and its challenges? Isn’t our response to what we feel filtered through the set of experiences that form us as individuals? That is the case with “Goads”, the first film by Iris Bagla…

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