On this week's culture and events agenda: Lectures by French philosopher Alain Badiou and distinguished professor and writer Etienne Balibar, the 3nd Mediterranean Yacht Show in Nafplio, the “Women of Passion, Women of Greece” theatrical…

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Considered to be the most important holiday on the Greek calendar and one of the richest in folklore, the celebration of Orthodox Easter is extraordinary throughout Greece. While there are many local customs associated with Easter, there are sev…

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Ancient Greek civilization constitutes one of the cornerstones of western civilization and modern Greece has inherited a vast cultural heritage, preserved in more than 150 archeological museums and collections around the country, the vast majority of…

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A one of a kind international loan exhibition was inaugurated on April 18th at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, offering visitors a view of 300 years of history spanning the time between Alexander the Great’s deathe (323 B.C.) to the…

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How can Prime Ministers establish control and coordination across their government? “Prime Ministers in Greece: The Paradox of Power” (2015), by Professors Kevin Featherstone and Dimitris Papadimitriou*, is concerned with this large quest…

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On this week's culture and events agenda: musical walks in Kypseli by the Breakfast Club quartet, the Meet Market Bazaar at Technopolis, the photo exhibition  “Why? Children on the Move” at Benaki Museum, a fintech competition b…

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The economic crisis plaguing Greek society during the last few years has undeniably inspired artistic production in the country. Whether it’s a book or a film, a painting or a documentary, Greek  artists are quite interested in depicting t…

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The Department of Political Science and International Relations of the University of Peloponnese, in partnership with universities of Bologna (Italy), Inalco (France), Yaşar (Turkey), Olympia Summer Academy (Greece) and Neapolis Pafos (Cyprus), offer…

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Archaeologists digging in the area of the Faliron Delta, a coastal area in southern Athens which served as a port for Athens in classical age, have discovered an ancient mass grave containing 80 shackled skeletons, Curator for Archeological Findings…

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Eighty years after the Olympic Flame was lit for the first time in the context of the modern Olympic Games, the Lighting Ceremony of the Olympic Flame for the RIO 2016 Olympic Games will take place in Ancient Olympia on April 21, 2016. Details on th…

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