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EXHIBITION
Re-evaluating the urban legacy of the 1960s
By Harry van Versendaal
Much of the controversy that has arisen over contemporary Athens’s urban landscape stems from the changes wrought on it during the 1960s.
 INSIDE LIFE
A new angle for tourism: A for Athens Riviera
The day will come when, asked about where they’re planning to spend their vacations, British, Japanese and Canadian holidaymakers ...
New film, ‘Promakhos,’ makes case for return of Parthenon Marbles
Two lawyers fight for the return of the Parthenon Marbles from the British Museum to Greece in a film produced by brothers Coerte ...
Interactive exhibition on seven dark years
At a first glance it looks like yet another exhibition on Greece's seven-year dictatorship. Yet more photographs from the Athens P...
TRAVEL
A weekend in Ioannina, with ample charm (and a few regrettable eyesores)
Ioannina has aspects of the West and East entangled together in its long and adventurous history. Located in a beautiful natural s...
Avant-garde film festival hosts tribute to bohemian Leos Carax
Leos Carax is the most bohemian guy I’ve ever met: elegantly shoddy in a worn leather jacket and a beat-up leather hat, chain-smok...
The life of El Greco in 16th-century Toledo
“There are no masterpieces here! Which is just as well because this is where history is.” Professor Nicos Hadjinicolaou picked a r...
VIDEO
Animated 3D video of Amphipolis tomb
Watch here an animated 3D video of the anicent tomb discovered by archaeologists in Amphipolis, northern Greece. The video is a Sk...
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BOOKS
The cypress whispers of a magical island
 
The daughter of Greek immigrants who emigrated to the United States, Manessis-Corporon is an Emmy-winning journalist and author whose “When the Cypress Whispers” is based on the life of her grandmother, “Yia-yia,” and her stories of Ereikousa during the German occupation.
EXHIBITION
From the digital into the physical
 
Greek Ukrainian David Marinos has taken his savvy use of technology the extra inventive mile.

WHAT'S ON
Cultural diary
 
COMMENTARY
POLITICS
SYRIZA’S economic agenda
By George Pagoulatos & Panos Tsakloglou
There are two overarching propositions in SYRIZA’s economic agenda: (a) The Memorandum is to blame for the crisis, and not the reverse; (b) the Greek economy’s main problem today is the lack of sufficient demand and not supply. Both propositions are popular, and both are wrong.
CULTURE
EXHIBITION
Re-evaluating the urban legacy of the 1960s
By Harry van Versendaal
Much of the controversy that has arisen over contemporary Athens’s urban landscape stems from the changes wrought on it during the 1960s. Any reference to the architectural legacy of that period usually provokes a knee-jerk condemnation as the time is associated with the brutal transformation of the capital's appearance.
LIFE
BOOKS
Cypress whispers of a magical island
By Eva Tomara
The daughter of Greek immigrants who emigrated to the United States, Yvette Manessis-Corporon is also an Emmy-winning journalist and author. “When the Cypress Whispers” is based on the life of her grandmother, “Yia-yia,” and her stories of the “magical” island during the German occupation.
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