News Archive 2012

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Publication Date: 26-11-2012

By visiting the web site of the Bodossaki Foundation ( = ‘lectures on demand’) you can follow the five Lectures’ Cycle about Salonika and the Balkans of the last decades of the nineteenth century and the first decades of the twentieth century, organized by the Panorama Cultural Foundation during past October - November. Speakers: Kostas Karamalis (four lectures) and Fotini Tsakoglu (one lecture); in Greek.

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Temporary Exhibition

Publication Date: 03-10-2012

‘Byzantine Salento’, as seen and studied by the photographer Foteini Kaïmaki during the last twenty years, is the new temporary exhibition of the Byzantine and Christian Museum, Athens (October 2012 – January 15, 2013). Opening on Wednesday October 3, at 20.00. Musicians from Corigliano, South Italy, will play traditional music and sing in Grecanico language. The exhibition is held under the auspices of the Italian Embassy.

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Publication Date: 20-09-2012

“Damage to the Soul: Syria’s Cultural Heritage in Conflict”. We publish the first Report about what is happening in the cultural-archaeological field of the country – one of the richest heritages of the Orient. The Report is written by Dr. EMMA CUNLIFF of the University of Durham, for the GLOBAL HERITAGE FUND (May 2012).

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Marble, the Greek ‘gold’

Publication Date: 05-09-2012

The Museum of Marble Crafts located in Pyrgos / Pirgos, a village on the island of Tinos, features marble technology mainly in the 19th and 20th centuries. It was created by the Piraeus Bank Group Cultural Foundation (PIOP) which is also responsible for running it. Achilleas Chatzikonstantinou visited this exciting place and he wrote an enthusiastic article inviting us to visit the Museum. September is the ideal month for a Tinian weekend

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Vacations are over

Publication Date: 29-08-2012

The Panorama offices opened today and the program for the first autumn trip, during the last week of September, is ready.

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The annual memorial

Publication Date: 27-05-2012

In memory of the Fall of Constantinople (on the 29th of May, 1453) the Center for Research and Promotion of National Greek Music, Music Folklore and Literature Archives of Simon and Aggeliki Karas organizes its annual ceremony on Sunday the 27th, at 12.00, at the Historical Museum (“Palaia Vouli”, 13 Stadiou Street). Free admission.

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Forty five years later

Publication Date: 21-04-2012

Forty five years after the military Junta of April 1967, when a whole country was sunken for seven years and three months. The recovery was difficult; in a false way. Now it is the time for self-critic and national silence.

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Booklaunch - Lecture

Publication Date: 23-03-2012

Booklaunch of “The Ancient Harbours of the Piraeus” and lecture in English “The Piraeus and the Athenian Navy: Recent Archaeological and Historical Advances”, Friday 23/3, 7 in the evening, at The Danish Institute at Athens.

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Domna Samiou

Publication Date: 11-03-2012

Domna Samiou, Greece's foremost exponent of traditional music -who did more than anyone in modern times to research, perform, preserve and disseminate the country's musical folklore- died, following a short illness. The funeral will take place on Tuesday 13 Mar 2012, 15:00, at the cemetery of Nea Smyrni .

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From the North Thracian shores of the Black Sea

Publication Date: 14-01-2012

Fifty-two icons from the Byzantine and early Ottoman period and a whole world closely connected to Constantinople has come to Thessaloniki from towns and cities along the Bulgarian coast where Black Sea Hellenism once flourished. The temporary exhibition "Byzantine icons from the Thracian coast of the Black Sea" represents five years of collaboration between Greek and Bulgarian institutions. At the Museum of Byzantine Culture until 4 March 2012.

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After the holidays

Publication Date: 09-01-2012

The office reopens on Monday, 9 January 2012, and will be at the disposal of subscribers and friends Mondays and Wednesdays 11am to 1.30pm and 4pm to 6pm.

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