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Speaking English using Greek: Flashback to Zolotas’ historic speech
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Speaking English using Greek: Flashback to Zolotas’ historic speech

Panos - Feb 14, 2018

As Greeks all over the world marked the International Greek Language Day, many recall the speeches in English — peppered…

Ancient Greeks painted their gods in vibrant colours
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Ancient Greeks painted their gods in vibrant colours

Panos - Feb 01, 2018

For 15 years now, the traveling exhibition Gods in Colour, has been constantly moving from one city of the world…

Legendary band “Scorpions” back in Athens in July
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Legendary band “Scorpions” back in Athens in July

Panos - Feb 01, 2018

The legendary German rock band “Scorpions” are expected to be back in our Greece next July for a special concert…

Kostis Georgiou’s ‘Phylax’ Vandalized in Athens
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Kostis Georgiou’s ‘Phylax’ Vandalized in Athens

Panos - Jan 23, 2018

In southern Athens, protesters clad in black clothing tore down Greek artist Kostis Georgiou’s “Phylax,” a red sculpture shaped like…

“You Only Live Once”, find its way on the big screen
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“You Only Live Once”, find its way on the big screen

ilias1 - Jan 22, 2018

...We interviewed producer-director, filmmaker of outstanding talent,  and visionary, Dimitri Vorris at the airport, minutes before he boarded the next…

The Legacy of Vassilis Tsitsanis in Greek Music
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The Legacy of Vassilis Tsitsanis in Greek Music

Panos - Jan 18, 2018

When Vassilis Tsitsanis passed away on January 18, 1984, music historians and experts knew that there will never be another…

Red “Fallen Angel” sculpture in Paleo Faliro fell overnight!
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Red “Fallen Angel” sculpture in Paleo Faliro fell overnight!

Panos - Jan 18, 2018

A sculpture called “Phylax” located in the municipality of Paleo Faliro that had caused quite the controversy was found on…

Greek-French composer Alexandre Desplat wins Golden Globe
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Greek-French composer Alexandre Desplat wins Golden Globe

Panos - Jan 10, 2018

Greek-French Alexandre Desplat was honoured with a Golden Globe for the best original score at the 75th annual Golden Globe…

Daniel Andrews: “Britain must return the Parthenon Marbles to Greece”
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Daniel Andrews: “Britain must return the Parthenon Marbles to Greece”

Panos - Dec 12, 2017

Last week saw Daniel Andrews visit Greece. During his visit the Victorian Premier toured the Benaki Museum, announcing a new…

Tombs of Vergina: 40 Years Since Andronikos Unearthed the Macedonian Gems
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Tombs of Vergina: 40 Years Since Andronikos Unearthed the Macedonian Gems

Panos - Nov 09, 2017

Forty years ago today, one of the most important archaeological discoveries in the world, and the definitive proof of Macedonia’s…

Archaeologists unearth ‘masterpiece’ sealstone in Greek tomb
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Archaeologists unearth ‘masterpiece’ sealstone in Greek tomb

Panos - Nov 07, 2017

In the more than two years since University of Cincinnati researchers unearthed the 3,500-year-old tomb of a Bronze Age warrior…

Cosmic-ray imaging finds hidden structure in Egypt’s Great Pyramid
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Cosmic-ray imaging finds hidden structure in Egypt’s Great Pyramid

Panos - Nov 03, 2017

Scientists using an imaging method based on cosmic rays have detected a large and enigmatic internal structure in the last…

Greek Culture Ministry to Claim Two Stolen Antiquities up for Sale in London
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Greek Culture Ministry to Claim Two Stolen Antiquities up for Sale in London

Panos - Oct 27, 2017

Greece will claim two stolen ancient Greek antiquities that surfaced in London and were put up for sale at the…

Olympia archaeological site: The famous sanctuary of ancient Greece
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Olympia archaeological site: The famous sanctuary of ancient Greece

Panos - Oct 26, 2017

In the western Peloponnese, in the beautiful valley of the Alpheios river, lies the most celebrated sanctuary of ancient Greece.…

Greek Actress: “Harvey Weinstein Wanted Me Deported from the US Because I Said No”
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Greek Actress: “Harvey Weinstein Wanted Me Deported from the US Because I Said No”

Panos - Oct 24, 2017

Vana Barba, a well-known and popular actress in Greece, has revealed that her refusal to attend a private dinner with…

Greek Scientists Dispute Article About “Myth” of Great Acoustics at Epidaurus Theater
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Greek Scientists Dispute Article About “Myth” of Great Acoustics at Epidaurus Theater

Panos - Oct 20, 2017

The Hellenic Institute of Acoustics (ELINA) objects to a Guardian article about the “abolition of the myth of good acoustics…

Greek cultural centre to open in Krasnodar region in Russia
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Greek cultural centre to open in Krasnodar region in Russia

Panos - Oct 20, 2017

A Greek cultural center will be inaugurated by the Greek community in the Russian town of Gelendzhik of in the…

Hellenic Navy band rocks “Despacito” in Thessaloniki
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Hellenic Navy band rocks “Despacito” in Thessaloniki

Panos - Oct 16, 2017

The Greek Navy band was added the long list of those who played a cover of the huge hit pop…

Member of legendary 60s Greek band “Olympians” killed in freak accident
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Member of legendary 60s Greek band “Olympians” killed in freak accident

Panos - Oct 16, 2017

The guitarist and support singer of legendary 60s and 70s Greek rock band “Olympians”, Vangelis Kitsikopoulos was killed in a…

Metal crane from Parthenon to be replaced by lighter one
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Metal crane from Parthenon to be replaced by lighter one

Panos - Oct 13, 2017

The stiff leg derrick crane that was put on the Parthenon of the Acropolis in 1984 for restoration works, is…