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Cannes Film Festival: Greek filmmaker Vasilis Kekatos wins Palme d’Or for Best Short Film

Greek filmmaker Vasilis Kekatos won the Palme d’Or for his film "The Distance Between Us and the Sky” at the 72nd International Cannes Film...

The Big Bang festival returns at the OCC

For its 5th edition, The Big Bang Festival invites children from 0 to 12 years old, to discover what Music means, through a series...

Celebrating International Museum Day on May 18

The theme of this year’s International Museum Day (18/5), as chosen by the International Council of Museums (ICOM) is "Museums as Cultural Nodes: The...

Eurovision: Greece and Cyprus are qualified for Saturday’s final

Greece won the ticket at the first Semi-Final to participate at the 64th Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday, with Katerine Duska and the song...

An international film studio opens in Thessaloniki

"Thessaloniki becomes the next major destination for the the production of audiovisual content in Europe," said Greek Digital Policy Deputy Minister, Lefteris Kretsos, during...

Historic decision to restore Parthenon’s interior

Greece’s Central Archaeological Council (KAS) completed a "very important meeting", on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, as it gave the green light to an effort...

The 16th Thessaloniki International Book Fair starts tomorrow

The 16th Thessaloniki International Book Fair which takes place from May 9-12 at HELEXPO, features a rich program that aims at encouraging reading  with...

A new “reading” of Delos through the exhibition of Anthony Gormley

A new, unique exhibition offers a different view of the Delos archaeological site. “SIGHT” by British artist Sir Antony Gormley, is an exhibition of...

Celebrating Easter in Greece

Religious devoutness, return to the roots, tasting splendid dishes like lamb on a spit and cracking red eggs are just some of Greece’s traditions...

“Pity” wins best film at the 10th Iris Award ceremony

Babis Makridis' Pity won Best feature film at the Hellenic Film Academy’s 10th Iris Award ceremony that took place at the Onassis Cultural Center. The...

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