Greek Shipping is not just a remarkable economic activity, making Greece nowadays the world’s largest shipowing nation, but it is rather an integral part of the country’s cultural heritage. The geographical position of the country -locate…

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The Secretariat General for Public Diplomacy and Greeks Abroad of the Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the “STAVROS NIARCHOS” Foundation Centre for Hellenic Studies at Simon Fraser University (SFU), Vancouver, Canada, are pleased…

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Lesbos (also known as Lesvos), in the North Aegean, is the third largest Greek island; it has been famous not only as the birthplace of poets Sappho -famously declared the "Tenth Muse" by Plato himself- and Alcaeus, but also for its unique culture th…

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Thanassis Hatzopoulos was born in Aliveri (Evia), Greece in 1961, where he lived until 1978.  He studied medicine at the University of Athens, specialising in child psychiatry, and now practises as a psychoanalyst for children and adul…

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In the exhibition “Light. Stephen Antonakos and the Russian avant-garde” (extended until October 18, 2020), the Alex Mylona Museum pays tribute to the pioneering Greek-American artist Stephen Antonakos (1926-2013). Curated by Jo…

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Due to the current pandemic, this year’s Los Angeles Greek Film Festival (LAGFF) will launch virtually on October 1st until October 15th, 2020 with an online program of features and shorts as well as three master classes with Greg Yaitanes…

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Literary creation is deeply rooted in the island of Cyprus, being a means through which the island’s historic continuity and national self-awareness has been manifested. The beginnings of modern Cypriot poetry, as well as of literature as…

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The ancient city Vravron (also known as Brauron) was one of the twelve cities of ancient Attica near the river Erasinos, situtated on the eastern side of Attica, about 20 km from Athens. It was especially celebrated as the site of the Sanctuary of Ar…

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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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