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Full Moon Festival 2018

Posted on 24 Aug 2018 | Category: Events

It all started back in 2002, when the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports organized the Full Moon celebration for the first time. But what is this event all about?

An exciting Novel set in Naxos

Posted on 20 Sep 2017 | Category: Interviews

Franco Rampazzo is an Italian professor of Mathematical Analysis that launched his first book a few months ago. This novel has the title “Nasso” which is the Italian name for the famous Greek Island of Naxos. The plot is very interesting since it combines elements of WW2 history, music and natural images deriving from various Cycladic landscapes. Rampazzo not only fell in love with Naxos when he first visited it, but he was inspired so much by its beauty that wrote this book too.

A taste of Greece in Cannes

Posted on 30 May 2017 | Category: News

This year’s Cannes Festival was one of the most spectacular ones to date, but in our hearts it remains rather special for one specific reason: the acclaimed, Oscar-nominated duet of Yorgos Lanthimos and Efthimis Philippou won the award for best screenplay for their latest masterpiece “The Killing of a Sacred Deer”, which was also selected to compete for the prestigious prize of Palme d’Or.

Ali Boyle: a Greece enthusiast opens up

Posted on 05 Jan 2017 | Category: Interviews

Ali Boyle, one of Greeka’s top members for many years now, has given us a lovely interview about photography, his inspirations and his love of Greece. An Englishman who fell for the Cycladic beauty of Paros, he is a frequent visitor of the island, where he also retains two villas to rent.

Colorific Greece: a journey through colors

Posted on 07 Dec 2016 | Category: Interviews

Miltos Kormpoglou has already published two books inspired by his greatest loves, Greece and photography. The latest one, “Colorific Greece” was published recently by Asteropi Publications and has already caused a sensation both in Greece and abroad.

Drama Short Film Festival 2016

Posted on 19 Sep 2016 | Category: Events

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.

AegeanDocs International Documentary Film Festival

Posted on 05 Sep 2016 | Category: Events

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.

Endorphin Festival

Posted on 23 Jun 2016 | Category: Events

Musicians, djs, music producers and music maniacs will be gathered again in the exotic location of Chani Chatzigogou in the 65th km of the highway connecting Larisa with Kozani in northern Greece.

River Party at Nestorio, Kastoria

Posted on 23 Jun 2016 | Category: Events

The festival takes place every summer, usually in the beginning of August, in a paradoxically remote village near the borders of Greece, in Nestorio, Kastoria.

Sardine Festivals in Greece

Posted on 15 Jun 2016 | Category: News

Following the tradition, the Greeks have established various feasts that are dedicated to the connection with the sea, one of which is the sardine festival.

2nd Avaton International Comedy Festival

Posted on 03 Jun 2016 | Category: Events

The International Comedy Festival is here for you bringing you loads and loads of genuine laugh.

Discovery of Aristotle's Tomb

Posted on 27 May 2016 | Category: News

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.

Matala Music Festival

Posted on 23 May 2016 | Category: Events

Matala Music Festival in Crete will become again the paradise for all those who seek a unique fun pastime in the summer.

Tsipouro Festival in Pelion

Posted on 19 May 2016 | Category: Events

There are many celebrations dedicated to this famous Greek beverage. In Katihori of Pelion, a village near Portaria there is the famous annual feast of tsipouro called the “Tsipouro Festival”.

Olympia Culture Festivals & International Folk Dance Festival in Katakolo, Peloponnese

Posted on 16 May 2016 | Category: Events

The Olympia Culture Festivals are a new series of three festivals which combine different acts and aim at highlighting the local tradition and history of Greece, from June 10th to September 4th.

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