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Athens Takes Over as World Book Capital for 2018

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Ancient Greece Inspires Award-Winning Author

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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...

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