Athens Music Week (AMW) was launched for the first time in 2019, as a weeklong music marathon aiming to "celebrate cultural and creative diversity", turning Athens into a showcase for the contemporary Greek music scene; in 2020, it took a "phygital"…

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The idea of pocket parks, a new way to upgrade urban space, has found fertile ground in the Greek capital, which is focusing on green and sustainable development of the urban fabric. Athens, like many other large cities around Europe and the world, s…

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New Greek mythology courses will be offered to students in the United States through the online learning platform Staellinika, in collaboration with the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. The courses will significantly enrich the platform, w…

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Greece is particularly famous for its antiquities, dating from the Bronze age to the Roman times; however, it is not as widely known that there are about 800 Medieval castles and fortresses in various parts of Greece, dating to the times of the Byzan…

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Greece’s biggest cultural festival and one of the oldest in Europe, the Athens & Epidaurus Festival (AEF), is kicking off today (June 1), scheduled to run through October 10, 2021. Despite this year’s tough winter -namely, t…

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Technopolis City of Athens presents the Athens Technopolis Jazz Festival *hybrid edition, from Friday 28 to Sunday 30 May 2021, and invites fans attend events both physically and digitally! The Athens Technopolis Jazz Festival (ATJF) becomes the firs…

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Greek Tourist Guides are directly linked to tourism in Greece and the promotion of Greece’ s image abroad. Tell us a few words about the history and the institutional making of your profession.

The first official reference to Tourist Guide Tra…

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The town of Sparta in the Peloponnese is famous as the site of the eponymous Ancient Greek city-state, one of the most prominent ones in Greek history, and arguably the greatest military land-power in Greece for several centuries.

Ancient Sparta

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The National Gallery - Alexandros Soutsos Museum is the most important in art gallery in Greece; it was founded in 1900 and is located in the centre of Athens. It houses around 20,000 works of art including paintings, sculptures and prints, predomina…

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The 15th Los Angeles Greek Film Festival is celebrating the breadth and depth of Greek Cinema today. The LAGFF virtual edition will offer New Greek Cinema with curated features, shorts, documentaries, animations on a secure platform accompanied by a…

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