Konstantinos Kavafis: The Hypermodern Greek Poet

Konstantinos Kavafis -- or Constantine Peter Cavafy as he was internationally known -- was born in Alexandria, Egypt on April 29, 1863, the last...

Athens Takes Over as World Book Capital for 2018

(Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos addresses the event: Photo Marios Lolos/Xinhua) Athens was honored on World Book Day on Monday taking over as World Book Capital...

Ancient Greece Inspires Award-Winning Author

An award-winning Irish novelist has said his new book -- set in the violent world of ancient Greece -- was written with the Syrian...

Kostis Palamas: The Great Poet of Hellenism

One of the top Greek poets of modern literature was also one of the most inspiring figures of Hellenism, as the works of Kostis...
UNESCO World Book Capital

Athens to Become UNESCO World Book Capital in April

  Athens is ready to begin this year with an exciting celebration having been designated World Book Capital, a title the city will hold from April...

Greek National Library Moves to Stavros Niarchos Cultural Center

After three long years of preparations, the hundreds of thousands of books and other items in the Greek National Library's collections, are making the...
The B&M Theocharakis Foundation for Fine Arts and Music continues this month presenting an exhibition that focuses on Giorgos Seferis works. The event named “When the light dances, I speak fairly: George Seferis and his poetry through painting and photography”, is one more of a series of presentations dedicated to the most important Greek literary figures.

George Seferis (Poet) Exhibition at the Theocharakis Foundation

  The B&M Theocharakis Foundation for Fine Arts and Music continues this month presenting an exhibition that focuses on Giorgos Seferis works. The event named “When...
52 Weeks in Greece sells out. Best images of the country.

Indie Book About Greece Sold Out

Miltos Kourmpoglou is the name behind this independent proposal that has sold hundreds of copies. With his book, 52 Weeks in Greece, Miltos is...

Orhan Pamuk to Receive Honorary Doctorate in Literature from University of Crete

Nobel laureate Orhan Pamuk will be awarded an honorary doctorate by the Literature Department of the University of Crete on May 4, 2018, the...

Aphrodite’s Sacred Virgins – A Novel

Aphrodite’s Sacred Virgins by author and artist Andreas C Chrysafis it’s now officially on the market. This formidable UK publication is set around 40-50...

Two Initiatives Bring Multi-language Books to Refugees

Two separate initiatives are in progress to help refugees fill the long hours of their day, by offering them multi-language books to read in...

Brazilian Artists Publish Stories by Refugee Children

Brazilian journalist Debora de Pina Castiglione and her sister, illustrator Beatriz, recorded eight tales in a collection of modern myths and fables invented by...

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