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Greek Poet Katerina Anghelaki-Rooke Dies at 81

Popular Greek poet Katerina Anghelaki-Rooke passed away on Tuesday at the age of 81. Greece's Minister of Culture Lina Mendoni expressed her condolences to the...

University of Athens Will Offer First English-Language Bachelors Degree in Greece

The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (EKPA) presented on Wednesday the outlines for the country's first undergraduate course of study (outside of a...

48th Annual Book Festival to Take Place in Athens From August 30 to September...

The Association of Greece's Book Publishers (SEKV) will hold their longstanding annual book festival in Athens from August 30 to September 15 this year. The...

Athens’ Airport Keeps Up The Tradition of Promoting Greek Culture, Literature, and History

''Eleftherios Venizelos'', the International Airport of Athens, showcases and promotes Greece's history, literature and culture for more than eighteen years now. Since the beginning of...

Greek Post Office Launches New Stamps Celebrating Ancient Greek Figures

A new stamp series celebrating outstanding ancient Greek literary and philosophical figures was issued by the Greek Post Office (ELTA) earlier this month. The new...

Three Greek Novels Shortlisted for European Union Prize for Literature

Three Greek novels, "Dendrites" by Kallia Papadaki, "The Greek doctor" by Carolina Mermiga and "The calligraph's night shift" by Maria Xylouri were included in...

Russia and Refugees Highlight of 13th Thessaloniki International Book Fair

This year, there was a twist in topics at the 13th Thessaloniki International Book Fair. As a part of the Year of Greek-Russian Friendship, there...

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"...

Fourth International Literary Festival in Tinos

The fourth Tinos International Literary Festival will take place in the Greek island of Tinos from July 24 to 26. The audience will have the...

Google Honors Greek National Poet Dionysios Solomos

  Google with today’s Doodle has decided to honor the great Greek poet, Dionysios Solomos. The biggest search engine of the world did not forget...

Poet I.A. Nikolaidis: “I’m in love with Thessaloniki”

When you look from the office window of I.A. Nikolaidis, you can see the sun setting down across entire Thessaloniki and immediately you realize...

1st Emerging Writers’ Festival to be Hosted at Michael Cacoyiannis Foundation

The National Book Centre of Greece (EKEBI) and the Ministry of Tourism are turning to the dynamic of young Greek authors by organizing for...

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