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The small town of Drama in Northern Greece is hosting its 22nd International Short-Film Festival and 39th National Film Festival, drawing worldwide attention and a variety of artists who do not only compete for the monetary prize but wish to stand out and start off their career in the world of cinema.
From September 25 to September 29, a very interesting festival that wishes to promote great documentaries that mainly focus on historical, political and social matters is going to take place in the North Aegean Region.
The news is true and the world of archaeologists, philosophers and academic professionals is finally excited to announce the discovery of the tomb of the most recognisable and important philosopher of Ancient Greece who has changed the course of science and philosophy: Aristotle.
New studies of the world famous Antikythera mechanism might alter our knowledge of this mysterious object. Two researchers concluded that the starting point of the mechanism's astronomical calculations had been 100 years before the previously estimated date.