As Greece and many other countries are under lockdown, which has inevitably influenced the cinematic communities, Greek cinematic institutions boast inventiveness in coping with an unprecedented situation. In this context, the Hellenic Film Academy d…

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The Greek War of Independence, also known as the Greek Revolution and celebrated each year as a national holiday on March 25, is the foundational act of the Modern Greek State. It refers to the organized struggle of the Greek Orthodox population aga…

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Art critic Fotini Moustakli, in an article to Greek News Agenda is examining the contribution of Greek and foreign painters in influencing people worldwide to support the Greek cause in the 1821 Greek War of Independence. Fotini Moustakli has a Bache…

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Greek News Agenda pays tribute to the Greek artist Demetrios Galanis (17 May 1879- 20 March 1966), as today marks the 54th anniversary of his death. Galanis was one of the most important engravers of the first half of the 20th century…

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There are countless words of Greek origin in most languages, as used every day by millions of people; the General Secretariat of Public Diplomacy of the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs recently made a video highlighting this fact, on the occasion o…

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“Greek breakfast” is an initiative launched by the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels offering guests the chance to experience tasty dishes of the local and regional gastronomy. Since its launch in 2010 more than 1,000 hoteliers across Greece ha…

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The Agora Doc Market was successfully concluded on Thursday, March 12. Established with the aim to support new filmmakers and boost production in Southeast Europe, the Mediterranean, and the Middle Eastern regions, the Agora Doc Market was conducted…

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Pavlopetri, off the coast of Laconia in south-eastern Peloponnese, is a submerged prehistoric town, which consists of intact building foundations, courtyards, streets, graves, and rock-cut tombs. It is the oldest complete town ever found underwater;…

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Celebrating 20 years of operation, the Frissiras Museum is holding a series of anniversary exhibitions in 2020, starting retrospectively with the 1980’s and the exhibition “Nostalgia” that will be running at the Museum until April…

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Chief Archeologist Dr. Dimitris Kourkoumelis spoke to Greek News Agenda* about the historic wreck of “Mentor”, the brig belonging to Lord Elgin that sank off Kythera Island in 1802, carrying antiquities from the Acropolis to the United Ki…

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