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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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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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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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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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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The Greek Film Archive and Exile Room present a week of documentary and beyond, dedicated to the obsessive universe of artistic creation, from September 10–16th. A selection of films (recent productions, as well as vintage gems that deign a sec…

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The Epigraphic Museum in Athens is unique in Greece and the largest of its kind in the world. It hosts a collection of 14,078 inscriptions, written mostly in Greek and originating primarily from Greece, and dating from the early historic times to the…

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