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New courses at the Athens Centre – May 2017

Intensive course, levels I-V, three days per week; Every Monday/Wednesday/Friday, 9:30am to 12:30pm

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Lecture entitled: «Occupying Greece – The German soldiers” perspective»

At the Athens Centre on Wednesday, May 10, at 7pm.

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German Art Exhibition Documenta Expands Into Athens

Graffiti in Athens opposing the Documenta art fair there; some critics believe the event is taking advantage of Greece’s image as a country in crisis. For the first time in its history, Documenta is taking place in two cities, Athens and Kassel, Germany, its longtime home base. Credit Eirini Vourloumis for The New York Times […]

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Greek Orthodox Easter in Athens

While the islands and villages of Greece are known for their religious festivals during the period of resurrection, spending Greek Orthodox Easter in Athens is as memorable as it is spiritual. Athens is home to some of the most beautiful and historical churches in Greece and the city has its finest moments under candlelight for the traditional services during holy week.

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Book presentation by Pat Yale

At the Athens Centre on Thursday, April 6th, at 7pm.

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documenta 14 Starts Gradually Unveiling

Preparations for the Athens opening of documenta 14 art exhibition are in the final stages. documenta 14 artistic director Adam Szymczyk presented on March 21 the list of venues where events and exhibitions for the prestigious art show will be held in Athens. Speaking at a joint press conference with Athens mayor Giorgos Kaminis, Szymczyk […]

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“Shaping our Future”@Athens Science Festival

What are we? Where do we come from? Where are we going? Has science benefited the humankind? Do inventions have negative effects? Why can’t robots walk like a human? How can stress affect our everyday life? Are electronic payments as convenient, efficient safe and secure as they claim to be? Find out the answers at […]

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Hiking Greek Islands: explore off-the-beaten track treasures!

The Greek islands, well known for their sunny beaches and clear blue waters, attract outdoor enthusiasts not only for activities such as diving, scuba diving, snorkeling, wind surfing, sailing or just sun bathing, but also for hiking and walking tours! Walking tourism has been gaining ground in the past few years, thanks to public and […]

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Celebrating World Poetry Day – March 21st

Held every year on 21 March, World Poetry Day celebrates one of humanity’s most treasured forms of cultural and linguistic expression and identity. Practiced throughout history – in every culture and on every continent – poetry speaks to our common humanity and our shared values, transforming the simplest of poems into a powerful catalyst for dialogue and peace.

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Reading Greece: The Vision of Filippos Tsimpoglou for the National Library of Greece

The National Library of Greece, under the direction of Dr. Filippos Tsimpoglou, General Director, is methodically preparing for a historic relocation that will enable its transition into a new digital era of innovation and extroversion. From the Vallianeio historic neoclassical building in the center of Athens, which together with the University of Athens and the […]

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