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Former leper colony islet, Spinalonga, to get electricity and water systems

The historic Greek islet of Spinalonga, a former colony of lepers made known internationally by British writer Victoria Hislop, will receive 2.5 million euros for its electricity and water supply systems, the mayor of Agios Nikolaos said on Thursday. Spinalonga faces Elounda and belongs to the Agios Nikolaos prefecture. It was a lookout…

House-museum for the Nobel Prize-winning poet Odysseas Elytis

The creation of a “house” to house the great legacy left by the Nobel Prize-winning poet Odysseas Elytis, puts the Ministry of Culture and Sports in the final stretch. The listed building and the two auxiliary buildings in Plaka,…

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…