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Plessas to Perform in Frankfurt and Stuttgart | Greek Reporter Europe

Plessas to Perform in Frankfurt and Stuttgart | Greek Reporter Europe | travelling 2 Greece | Scoop.it
Greeks living in Germany will have the opportunity to enjoy the prominent Greek conductor Mimis Plessas who is going to give two concerts in Frankfurt, on Nov.
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Days of Greek Cinema in Nuremberg | Greek Reporter Europe

Days of Greek Cinema in Nuremberg | Greek Reporter Europe | travelling 2 Greece | Scoop.it
The Greek Art Club of Nuremberg in cooperation with Nuremberg Municipality’s Cultural Service Kunst Kultur Quartier Nurnberg and the Greek Film Centre are...
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The Monasteries of Meteora

When you look at how sheer these rock faces are, you’ll realize what an amazing feat this was. Those 11th-century monks hauled up everything from people to building supplies using baskets and pulley systems — there were no roads, pathways, or even steps here until the 1920s.

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Unlocking Mysteries of the Parthenon

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Restoration of the 2,500-year-old temple is yielding new insights into the engineering feats of the golden age's master builders...
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Escape to the enchanting islands of Greece

Escape to the enchanting islands of Greece | travelling 2 Greece | Scoop.it
Photo gallery of the most beautiful islands in Greece...
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Ancient Theatre of Delphi Opens for Unique Performance After 37 Years | Greece.GreekReporter.com Latest News from Greece

In the framework of the events organized by this year’s Athens and Epidaurus Festival, the ancient Greek theatre of Delphi will open its gates to the public...
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Music Village - The Documentary

Music Village - The Documentary | travelling 2 Greece | Scoop.it

Music, people, environment

Three friends, musicians create their personal Eutopia,
in the traditional village of Agios Lavrendios in Pilion,
the Music Village.

Their aim, the creation of a universal musical community. Their vessel, the collaboration and mutual artistic experience. Musical education is innovatively developed.

Which is the process of productive exchange of ideas and projects
among internationally acknowledged participants?
What is the interaction with the local community?

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04-07-2012: Athens World Music Festival στην Τεχνόπολις | Αθήνα

04-07-2012: Athens World Music Festival στην Τεχνόπολις | Αθήνα | travelling 2 Greece | Scoop.it

Πενθήμερο φεστιβάλ, με μουσικές από διάφορα μέρη του κόσμου, υπό τον τίτλο “Athens World Music Festival” διοργανώνουν, από τις 16 έως και τις 20 Ιουλίου, η Τεχνόπολις του Δήμου Αθηναίων και η ΕΡΤ. Εικοσιπέντε μουσικά σχήματα, 30 σολίστ, περισσότεροι από 100 μουσικοί, καθώς και η Συμφωνική Ορχήστρα του Δήμου Αθηναίων, επιχειρούν ένα πολιτιστικό ταξίδι μέσα από τους ήχους, τις μουσικές και τα τραγούδια.

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85 Film Contenders at Short Film Festival of Drama | Greece.GreekReporter.com Latest News from Greece

85 Film Contenders at Short Film Festival of Drama | Greece.GreekReporter.com Latest News from Greece | travelling 2 Greece | Scoop.it
A record number of participants was noted this year to the 35th Short Film Festival of Drama.
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Greek Cultural Center

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September 15, 2012

The Greek Cultural Center in collaboration with The New York Film Academy presents
A tribute to the great Greek filmmaker Theo Angelopoulos, who died tragically
on January 24, 2012.

The event will feature an introduction to his life and work, followed by a screening of
The Reconstruction (ΑΝΑΠΑΡΑΣΤΑΣΗ), his first feature film released in 1970 (in Greek with English subtitles.)

Free Admission

Location:
New York Film Academy
Screening room (4th floor)
100 E.17th Street
New York, NY 10003

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Salonika, Greece’s Cultural Capital

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Salonika, widely considered the country’s cultural capital, is being revived by young entrepreneurs with an eye to both the future and the past.
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Motion to return the Elgin Marbles wins majority in a debate | Greek Reporter Europe

Motion to return the Elgin Marbles wins majority in a debate | Greek Reporter Europe | travelling 2 Greece | Scoop.it
In a debate hosted by Intelligence Squared in London, the motion made by actor Stephen Fry to return the Elgin Marbles to Athens won by a vote of 384 to 125.
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Travelling2Greece: Travelling 2 Greece (T2G), we start!

Travelling2Greece: Travelling 2 Greece (T2G), we start! | travelling 2 Greece | Scoop.it

We start, with the certainty that you would like and appreciate our exclusively “Greek” (travel, tourism, cultural and culinary) posts and that you will follow us for a long time.

You can check also our social media travel pages, rich in quality travel and tourism information, feature stories, special reports and many more... amongst other.

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Vienna Concert to Honor Mikis Theodorakis | Greek Reporter Europe

Vienna Concert to Honor Mikis Theodorakis | Greek Reporter Europe | travelling 2 Greece | Scoop.it
The great Greek conductor Mikis Theodorakis is going to visit world's classical music capital, Vienna, to attend a concert commemorating his work, which will be...
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Greek Film Festival in Sydney a Hot Ticket ‏ | Greek Reporter Australia | Greek News from Australia

Greek Film Festival in Sydney a Hot Ticket ‏ | Greek Reporter Australia | Greek News from Australia | travelling 2 Greece | Scoop.it
The red carpet, lights, media, celebrities and VIP guests will showcase the Australian premiere of Nisos 2 as Sydney prepares to launch the National run of the 19th Annual Greek ...
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Η Ναυμαχία της Ναυπάκτου αναβιώνει στο Δήμο Ναυπακτίας

Η Ναυμαχία της Ναυπάκτου αναβιώνει στο Δήμο Ναυπακτίας | travelling 2 Greece | Scoop.it

Με σειρά 'μαχών' από τις 6 έως τις 14 Οκτωβρίου εορτάζεται η 441η επέτειος της Ναυμαχίας της Ναυπάκτου υπό την οργάνωση του Δήμου Ναυπακτίας.

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Hydra's History

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The small island has served an integral role in modern Greece history as a naval stronghold and hotspot for celebrities...
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1st Serifos Festival 2012 Βegins | Greece.GreekReporter.com Latest News from Greece

1st Serifos Festival 2012 Βegins | Greece.GreekReporter.com Latest News from Greece | travelling 2 Greece | Scoop.it
The first Serifos Festival 2012 will open its gates to the public from July 20th to August 12th hosting numerous music and theatre performances as well as art...
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Open-Air Cinemas: Breath of Night Life in Athens | Greece.GreekReporter.com Latest News from Greece

Open-Air Cinemas: Breath of Night Life in Athens | Greece.GreekReporter.com Latest News from Greece | travelling 2 Greece | Scoop.it
If you find yourself stuck in Athens during this hot July, don’t despair. Athens is full of fun and fulfillment even amidst the summer and the harsh financial circumstances. There is no need to spend too much money to have a wonderful time in the Greek capital and enjoy the wonderful warm evenings.
Athens and its people have always loved the cinema. And more particularly, the summer ones operating from June to September.
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Athens World Music Festival | Athens

Athens World Music Festival | Athens | travelling 2 Greece | Scoop.it

Mon, 16/07/2012 - 20:00 - Fri, 20/07/2012 - 23:55
"Technopolis" City of Athens and ERT (public channel) organize for the first time the "Athens World Music Festival" from 16th to 20th July and invite you to the five-day festival with music from around the world. 25 musical bands, 30 soloists, over 100 musicians and the Symphony Orchestra of Athens create a festive atmosphere and make Athens reference point to the Mediterranean and southern Europe.

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THE BIENNALE OF SANTORINI | THE 1st INTERNATIONAL BIENNALE OF SANTORINI

THE BIENNALE OF SANTORINI | THE 1st INTERNATIONAL BIENNALE OF SANTORINI | travelling 2 Greece | Scoop.it

The Founding Director and the organizing team of the Santorini Biennale of Arts have the great pleasure to announce the inaugural Biennale of Santorini, taking place on the island between 1st July 2012 (Start of parallel programs) to 30th Sept 2012.

The Biennale is the idea of artist, designer and economist Kikos Papadopoulos; supported by the Municipality of Thera, the Estia Association of Pyrgos and the Santorini of the Past Cultural Village in Pyrgos.

Biennale’s main exhibitions will be open from 1st August until 30th September 2012, while Biennale Parallel Events will commence 1st July 2012.

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Elegy for Anthea | Neos Kosmos

Elegy for Anthea | Neos Kosmos | travelling 2 Greece | Scoop.it

Euterpe, fourth of the Ennead, was never the muse of song. Indeed, if you ask the Boetians of old, there never was an Ennead of Muses, for on Mount Helicon, they worshipped a triad in which Aoide, daughter of Mnemosyne or Memory, was the archetypal chanteuse extraordinaire. The relationship between song and memory is a profound one. According to Hesiod's Theogony, kings and poets receive their powers of authoritative speech from their possession of Mnemosyne and their special relationship with the Muses and the fact that memory is held to be a Titaness and thus primordial and much more ancient than the Olympian dwelling deities. And of course all this elaborate cosmology derives from the obvious - songs and memory share a symbiotic relationship.
Memories inspire songs. Songs encapsulate  

read more @ :  http://neoskosmos.com/news/en/elegy-for-anthea

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Ciné Attikon to be Renamed ‘Theo Angelopoulos’ to Honor the Greek Filmmaker | Greece.GreekReporter.com Latest News from Greece

Ciné Attikon to be Renamed ‘Theo Angelopoulos’ to Honor the Greek Filmmaker | Greece.GreekReporter.com Latest News from Greece | travelling 2 Greece | Scoop.it
An Athens summer cinema called Ciné Attikon will be renamed Theodoros Angelopoulos, to honor the internationally distinguished work of Greek filmmaker...
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Poet I.A. Nikolaidis: “I’m in love with Thessaloniki” | Greece.GreekReporter.com Latest News from Greece

Poet I.A. Nikolaidis: “I’m in love with Thessaloniki” | Greece.GreekReporter.com Latest News from Greece | travelling 2 Greece | Scoop.it
When you look from the office window of I.A. Nikolaidis, you can see the sun setting down across entire Thessaloniki and immediately you realize why this city is the inspiration for his poetry and other writing. And then there is the huge bookcase filled with all kinds of literature and poetry, his other great love. Mr. Nikolaidis has combined poetry with his work as a scholar and has managed to attain the degree of ”Inspector of Secondary Education”, and he is a prominent member of the ”National Association of Greek Writers”, the ”Greek Association of Christian Writing” and the ”Company of Macedonian Studies.” His poems have been translated into French, English and Dutch. With the occasion of the Book Festival’s homage to the writers and poets of Thessaloniki of the 20th century, Greekreporter.com talks to him about his new book, the educational system and, of course, what makes Thessaloniki the birthplace of so many important people.
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Greece Elected Member of the UNESCO intergovermental Committee for the Intangible Cultural Heritage | Greece.GreekReporter.com Latest News from Greece

Greece Elected Member of the UNESCO intergovermental Committee for the Intangible Cultural Heritage | Greece.GreekReporter.com Latest News from Greece | travelling 2 Greece | Scoop.it
For the first time Greece has been elected to participate in the 24-member Intergovernmental UNESCO Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural...
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