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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Astypalea, a Greek island of the Dodecanese in the south Aegean, has been selected to become the first smart, green island in the Mediterranean with energy autonomy, according to an agreement signed recently between the Greek government and the big…

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Although it has formed an essential part of Greek diet for very long, it was only recently that strained yogurt found its way to Western Europe and the other side of the Atlantic; about a decade ago, a Greek-yogurt craze indeed took over American con…

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Fotis Kontoglou (1895-1965) -the greatest icon painter of modern Greece and one of the most important theologians and literary writers- was born on November 8, 1895, in the town of Kydonies (also known as Aivali) on the Aegean coast of Asia Minor, ju…

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Christopher Merrill has published six collections of poetry, including Watch Fire, for which he received the Lavan Younger Poets Award from the Academy of American Poets; many edited volumes and translations; and six books of nonfiction, am…

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Cinema no matter what, festival no matter what. The 61st Thessaloniki International Film Festival is back in online business, from 5 to 15 November 2020, with indie cinema from all over the world, the best movies of the recent Greek film production,…

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