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The Onassis Cultural Center or “Stegi”

The name Onassis is a synonym of Croesus, of a very wealthy man. Aristotle Onassis, the so-called “Golden Greek”, became worldwide known for oil tankers and Olympic Airways. However, he did much more than that. Let’s get to know him and have a closer look at the Onassis Cultural Center in Athens as well as the Onassis Foundation’s activities. Read more

Celebrate New Year in Athens while learning Greek

Do you also dream of celebrating New Year in Greece? What about exploring Athens during the festive days between Christmas and New Year, while you practice speaking Greek, attending cultural life and making friends.
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The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center

Athens has something for every visitor! Apart from beautiful new museums, concert buildings, artistic metro stations, and roof gardens, Athens also has a  spectacular cultural landmark: the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre (SNFCC). Needless to say, a must-see, during your next Athens visit.
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Graffiti and street art in Greece

Writing on the walls… When you walk around in the bigger cities of Greece, you will quickly notice brightly colored assault of names, political slogans or animated figures splattered across the walls of nearly every concrete building. For graffiti artists, for sure Greece is the place to be!
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The Athens Spotlighted card

Athens Spotlighted is a program that wants to promote the city of Athens in all its aspects: culture, food, shopping, nightlife, etc. The card is free and offers all visitors discounts to several museums, shops, restaurants etc.
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Author Petros Markaris and his book about Athens



Many students learning Greek love to read books written by Petros Markaris. He mostly uses daily language and his stories are related to contemporary Greece.

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A Greek song, museums and listening exercise

Greece has so many nice museums and so many nice songs! So let’s listen to a song about visiting a museum! We made a Greek listening exercise for you. Listen to the song and try to fill out the gaps in the lyrics under the video. Enjoy!
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A trip to Greece, changing your life!

Ramon from Spain has to travel to Greece for a project in his University. He travels for the first time to Greece, explores a village in the Peloponese, tastes a bit of Greek culture and spends time with Greek students of his age. His life changed …
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Greek New Year Song

In Greece, on December 31st,  you will hear everywhere this New Year song or eventually sing it yourself… A song to say good bey to the “old year” and welcome the “new year”!
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Dora Stratou Greek dances : A living museum

There are many different museums across the world. Athens has a special museum, a museum dedicated to the Greek dance. What makes it special is that it is not just housed in a building. It is a living museum with dancers, lots of spectacle and a school providing courses, workshops and lectures. Here below more information about this museum and dancing group, founded by Dora Stratou.
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