17 July 2024
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Afrikana Jazz Club Bids Farewell with Four Unmissable Sessions

After 12 vibrant years of enriching the Athens music scene, Afrikana Jazz Club is sadly closing its doors. Since its inception in 2012, Afrikana has been a sanctuary for music lovers, offering a unique blend of live jazz, soulful vibes, and an inviting atmosphere that resonated with both locals and visitors. The inspiration behind Afrikana

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Discovering Picasso: A Journey Through Exile and Nostalgia in Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki, a city rich in history and culture, is currently hosting a captivating exhibition that sheds light on the intriguing friendship between two iconic figures of the 20th century – Pablo Picasso and Eugenio Arias ( Picasso’s barber and long friend). Titled “Pablo Picasso: Exile and Nostalgia”, the exhibition at the MOMus – Museum of

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Health Lifestyle

Top 5 Summer Health Risks in Greece: A Guide for Expats and Locals

High summer temperatures in Greece pose health risks for both expats and locals alike. Below are the 5 main summer health risks you should be aware of. 1. Dehydration. It happens more often than you think and it requires far more just water. Remember to consume daily great amounts of fresh fruits and vegetables which are

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Commemorating 50 Years Since the Restoration of Democracy in Greece

This year marks a significant milestone in Greek history, as we commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Restoration of Democracy in our country. The events that unfolded in July 1974, leading to the downfall of the oppressive, tyrannical regime, are being remembered and celebrated in various ways across Greece. The period between July 1974 and

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Celebrating Artistry and Movement: 14th Dance Days Chania festival, July 20th – July 31st

The Dance Days Chania festival takes place annually in Chania, Crete, a city renowned for its picturesque Venetian harbor, historic architecture, and Mediterranean cultural influences, providing a captivating setting for the festival. Founded in 2011 amidst significant socio-economic and cultural changes, the festival has grown into a prominent international event celebrating artistic expression. Organized by

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Brushstrokes of Freedom: Exploring Art and Democracy in Southern Europe’s Turbulent Past

As the vibrant city of Athens continues to be a melting pot of cultures and ideas, the international community residing here has the unique opportunity to delve into the intersection of art and democracy through a groundbreaking exhibition at the National Gallery – Alexandros Soutsos Museum. Curated by the visionary director, Syrago Tsiara, the exhibition

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Discover the Artistic Treasures of Spetses: A Vibrant Ode to the Sea

Are you dreaming of a summer escape to the picturesque island of Spetses? If so, mark your calendars for an enchanting exhibition that promises to add a touch of artistry to your vacation. Maria Apostolou-Nikolopoulou and Tania Drogosi-Nikolopoulou invite you to experience their exhibition titled “Coctail,” an ode to the treasures of the sea, at

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30 Must-Do Activities Along the Athenian Riviera: Your Ultimate Guide to Summer Fun in Athens

A trip to Athens is not complete without an excursion (or more) to the southern suburbs of the city, the well-known Athens Riviera. Diving on island-like beaches, restaurants and flavors that make you fall in love with Greece and summer, walks by the sea, concerts, sunsets, endless parties, and cocktails. The summer in Athens belongs

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Uncover the Secrets of Ancient Athens: Explore Daily Life in an Acropolis Museum Neighborhood

A thematic presentation : Stories of the daily life in a neighborhood of ancient Athens Have you ever wondered how the residents of an ancient neighborhood at the base of the Acropolis Museum lived? How did they meet their daily needs, furnish their homes, and worship their gods? What were the daily activities of men,

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Lifestyle

Unlocking the Richness of Greek Wines: A Journey Through Kir-Yianni Winery

Greece, a land steeped in ancient history and culture, is not only known for its stunning landscapes and architectural wonders but also for its rich tradition of winemaking. Among the plethora of wineries that dot the Greek countryside, the Kir-Yianni Winery stands out as a beacon of excellence and innovation. Recently making waves by becoming

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