Athens Photo Festival (APhF) is on view at the Benaki Museum through 15 November, showcasing works by 108 artists and photographers from 26 countries. The festival features photo exhibitions, installations, conferences, workshops, etc., all held in f…

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The biggest annual art event of Athens and one of the oldest international art fairs in Europe, Art Athina, organized by the Hellenic Art Galleries Association since 1993, is returning for its 25th edition (running through October 31, 2020). Tak…

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Kerameikosis an area of Athens, named after the eponymous ancient dēmos. It is situated northwest of the Acropolis and includes an extensive area. In the last two decades it has come to be known as one of the main entertainment districts in the capit…

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Eva Karaitidi (1955) studied classical philology at the University of Athens and Semiotics at the University Paris III/Sorbonne Nouvelle. Her doctoral thesis, argued in Paris in 1987, explores the poetic art in ancient Greece. She has been working as…

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A number of big technology investments have been announced lately in Greece placing the country on the map of intriguing digital developments. Infrastructure investments and acquisitions by big US and European tech companies along with a dynamic star…

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Is there a limit to desire or the ability to define one’s own destiny? Despina Kourti addresses that question with her films “Ourania” and “Old West”, which is her latest, focusing on a middle-aged woman and an elderly m…

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Not far from the city of Kavala in Macedonia, you can find one of the most important archaeological sites in Greece: the ruins of the ancient city of Philippi, part of the UNESCO World Heritage List since 2016.

Throughout its centuries-old history, t…

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World Mental Health Day is observed on 10 October every year, with the overall objective of overcoming myths and negative stereotypes, raising awareness of mental health issues around the world, and mobilizing efforts in support of mental health. On…

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The Athens Court of Appeal announced its verdict in the Golden Dawn trial on Wednesday, 7 October 2020, ruling that the far-right party operated as a criminal organisation. In a landmark decision, the three-member panel of judges charged seven of the…

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Mihalis Makropoulos was born in Athens in 1965 and studied biology at the University of Athens. He works as a translator of fiction and non-fiction (having translated, among many others, Ernest Hemingway, John Steinbeck, Truman Capote, Henry James, C…

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