Greek Police Officer Turned Writer Receives Award by UNHCR

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees awarded the Greek author and police officer Foteini Konstantopoulou for her book “Mia Zacharenia Syntagi” (A Sugary...

Greek Student Invents Online Braille Transcription System

  A brilliant young Greek postgraduate student Apostolos Garoufos, and his professor, Telemachus Goudas, have created a new, revolutionary software for the blind. Named "MinaDot",...

The 36th Book Festival of Thessaloniki Opens in Thessaloniki

The 36th Book Festival of Thessaloniki opened on Saturday in the presence of Alternate Environment Minister Sokratis Famellos and Alternate Education Minister Kostas Zouraris,...

Tsoukalis Tracks Down Stolen Antiquities

In an event at the Theocharakis Foundation, author Giorgos Tsoukalis presented  his latest book, History Smugglers - Return of the 20 Treasures, a look...

Polish Poet Zagajewski: ‘Being Optimistic Today is Rather Naive’

Ιn an interview to the Athens-Macedonian News Agency on Thursday, Polish poet Adam Zagajewski spoke of optimism, beauty, young people migrating to seek a better life...

Paul Auster to Visit Athens

Paul Auster, one of the most important contemporary American writers, will be visiting Athens from November 4 to 7. He has been invited by "Metaixmio"...

Poet Seferis Awarded Nobel Prize 55 Years Ago Today

On December 10, 1963, Greek diplomat and poet Giorgos Seferis was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature by King Gustav of Sweden. Seferis was the...

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...

November 11, 1990: World of Poetry Mourns Passing of Yiannis Ritsos

When Yiannis Ritsos passed away on November 11, 1990, the world of poetry lost one of the greatest poets of the 20th century. A prominent...

Greece’s Capital Through Ben Loulou’s Camera

  In the secret alleys and bizarre areas of Athens and Piraeus, photographer Didier Ben Loulou managed to capture on camera, the energy flow within...

Profile of the Greek Reader

The Greek magazine “The Reader” organized a book conference on the profile of the Greek Reader. The conference was held in Thessaloniki during the...

Castro’s Son Arrives in Athens

“Terrorism should be addressed with political means,” said Alejandro Castro Espin, son of Cuban president Raul Castro, referring to the massacre that occurred in Paris on January 7. During...

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