The exhibition Under the Light of Apollo: The Louvre at Delphi brings, for the first time, twenty-eight major exhibits from the Louvre collections into a dialogue with pieces of great importance from the permanent exhibition of the Archaeological Mus…

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On the occasion of the 2021 of the Bicentenary of the Greek War of Independence, the Louvre Museum in Paris presents the exhibition ParisAthens: The Birth of Modern Greece, 1675–1919, which aims to highlight "the cultural, diplomatic and…

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The Revolution of 3 September 1843 marked the end of absolute monarchy in Greece. The successful uprising, led by the Greek Army with the support of a large part of the Greek people, resulted in the granting of a constitution and the adoption of univ…

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Weaving Histories: Margaret Kenna and Anafi” is an exhibition dedicated to the work of anthropologist and researcher Margaret Kenna, running in Athens until 11 September 2021. This project, organized by State o…

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The Intercalated Olympic Games were conceived as a series of international athletics competitions that would take place every four years, halfway between the actual Olympics, and would always be hosted in Athens. However, they were only held once, in…

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The transformation of Athens’ former Public Tobacco Factory into a Cultural Center is the talk of the town nowadays, as the renovation of the historic building – which is located in the heart of the city (218 Lenorman Street) - was recent…

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The 23rdThessalonikiDocumentaryFestival is back with 92 films in the Port of Thessaloniki and seven more open-air theatres in the city and 142 on its online platform, from Thursday, June 24 until Sunday, July 4. This year’s summer and hybr…

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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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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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