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The Hellenic Writers’ Association honours two philhellenes with its awards this year

This year, the Writers’ Society honors two philhellenes with its awards. The distinguished Austrian historian and university student Hagen Fleischer, who since 1985 has also acquired Greek citizenship, is awarded the “Dido Sotiriou” prize. Rodrick Beaton, the leading British modernist and professor of Modern Greek and Byzantine History,…

The 4th WIFT GR 50/50 EQUALITY IN CINEMA starts today

The 4th WIFT GR 50/50 EQUALITY IN CINEMA festival will take place with support of the Ministry of Culture and Sports, and under the auspices of the General Secretariat for Family Policy and Gender Equality, on 25-29 November 2020, on…

The 17th Thessaloniki Book Fair Goes Digital

The Thessaloniki International Book Fair is the most important yearly event of the field organised in Greece and has become a reference point for all readers and bibliophiles. Due to  the COVID-19 pandemic the 2020 edition of the…

The film ‘Mila’ to represent Greece in the Oscars

The film “Mila” (Apples) directed by Christos Nikou will represent Greece in the 93rd Oscars. The Culture Ministry chose the specific film by majority vote in the relevant committee for “its good photography, ecumenism and its…

The 61st Thessaloniki Film Festival goes online

Due to the new restrictive measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, the 61st Thessaloniki Film Festival (TIFF) will take place online from 5 to 15 November. Under the motto “Cinema, no matter what”, the festival will…

Pavlopetri, the oldest submerged city in the world

In the Greek Peloponnese, off the coast of southern Laconia lies Pavlopetri, the world’s oldest underwater city that was discovered by geologist Fokion Negris in 1904 and mapped and explored by oceanographer Nicholas Flemming, from…