Regarded as a masterpiece of modern Greek literature, Aris Alexandrou's Mission Box [To Kivotio, 1974] is maybe the most interesting novel of one of the most traumatic political events in the modern Greek history, the Civil War that followed World Wa…

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One of the most noteworthy art exhibitions, that was organized this summer in Greece, was “Constantin Xenakis | Greece and Writing Codes”, the first exhibition to take place in the artist’s honor after his recent passing (June 2020)…

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Samos is a Greek island with a rich and varied history. Located almost 1 km from Asia Minor and the Turkish coast, Samos has a remarkable heritage: from an important commercial and maritime center of Ionia in antiquity, to the claim of its independen…

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Historically, the small rocky island of Hydra has been closely associated with the Greek War of Independence, in which it played an important role, being a prosperous shipping centre at the time; the sea captains’ mansions that ring the island&…

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In times of pandemic, poetry must find imaginative and creative ways to be heard. Organized by the literary organization Poets’ Circle, the 6th Athens World Poetry Festival (21-24 September), titled Poetry Against All Odds, aims once…

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The countdown to the 43rd Short Film Festival in Drama has started. The Festival is turning a new page in its history, with a new Artistic Director, Yannis Sakaridis, who took up his post under globally unprecedented circumstances, at a period of tim…

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Dimitris Leontzakos was born in Kavala in 1974 and lives in Thessaloniki. He studied music in Thessaloniki, Munich, Rome and New York. He works as a musician. He has published seven books of poetry: Comic (Ta tramakia Publications, 200…

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In the context of the 2020 "Year of Melina Mercouri" and the vision for the reunification of the Parthenon sculptures

By Dr. Alexandra Kouroutaki

Alexandra Kouroutaki is a member of the Laboratory teaching staff (EDIP) at the School of Architecture,…

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Near the northern shore of Lake Pamvotida, off the city of Ioannina in Epirus, lies the "island of Ioannina". It has no name of its own, and is known simply by the name of its neighbouring city (and locally also as the "island of the lake"), despite…

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On the occasion of today’s opening of the new school year in Greece that takes place with all the necessary safety measures to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, Greek News Agenda pays tribute to the heritage of “Τhe Sc…

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