Event calendar

GOOD START WITH CGDAM!

GOOD START WITH CGDAM!

The coming of September heralds the resumption of our activities, very varied activities that allow you to discover the different eras and expressions of Greek culture. Before presenting the first events planned for the start of the school year, we would like to...

The Greece-born composer Vangelis Dies 19 – 5 – 2022

The Greece-born composer Vangelis Dies 19 – 5 – 2022

Vangelis, the Greek electronic composer who wrote the unforgettable Academy Award-winning score for the film “Chariots of Fire” and music for dozens of other movies, documentaries and TV series, has died at 79. he opening credits of “Chariots of Fire” roll as a bunch...

AGON : 11th International Archaeological Film Festival

AGON : 11th International Archaeological Film Festival

We would be lying if we said we don't feel proud for the abundance of archaeological findings in Athens. All Greeks are schooled to be intrigued by archaeology and excavations, all over the globe. This is Athens City Festival embraces this year's eminent International...

62nd Thessaloniki Film Festival

62nd Thessaloniki Film Festival

THE AWARDS OF THE 62nd TIFF INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION AWARDS The International Competition Jury of the 62nd Thessaloniki Film Festival is comprised of Nanouk Leopold (director, screenwriter), Roland Vajs (sound designer) and Michelle Valley (actress). The Best Feature...

“Return to Antikythera”

“Return to Antikythera”

The holds more secrets. Advanced technology will reveal them. The Antikythera Shipwreck (circa 60 B.C.) is the richest ancient wreck ever discovered. Greek sponge divers located the wreck by chance close inshore of Antikythera Island in 1900. They spent a year...

June 2021 newsletter

June 2021 newsletter

The resumption of activities with the lifting of the restrictions announced will allow us to initiate and implement some of the great projects that we are currently preparing. Indeed, in the course of the year 2021 - 2022, the CGDAM is planning various events: ...

Newsletter – March 2021

Newsletter – March 2021

The independence of Greece was a European affair. The fact is well known: the keen interest of the Enlightenment in Antiquity had given pride of place to Greece since the 18th century. In search of the roots of European civilization, travelers had succeeded in the...

The greek language is deluged by English terms…

The greek language is deluged by English terms…

Usually, Professor Georgios Babiniotis would take pride in the fact that the Greek word “pandemic” – previously hardly ever uttered – had become the word on everyone’s lips. After all, the term that conjures the scourge of our times offers cast-iron proof of the...