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Fairy Tales & Songs for All the World’s Children – Athens

December 16-18
Hellenic Foundation for Culture
Stratigou Kallari 50
Paleo Psychiko, Athens

Three days of cultural events for students of the intercultural Schools of Attica entitled Fairy Tales & Songs for All the World’s Children organized by the Hellenic Foundation for Culture to mark the Christmas season, in collaboration with the Region of Attica.

A winter flower, kallikantzari, musical and theatrical performances, an art workshop and holiday snacks await the children on December 16-18, 2015, in the large living room of the Hellenic Foundation for Culture.

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A “Recipe” for Creative Writing – Athens

Wednesday December 16, 19:30
Hellenic American Union Auditorium
Massalias 22
The event will be held in English, free entrance.

author_linocut_smallMatthew Frank is an accomplished non-fiction writer. His work revolves around flavors, recipes, scents and traveling, which are the sources of his inspiration. Food, wine and travel experiences are for Frank great adventures that are more exciting than any fantasy. An enological journey through Italy’s Barolo district becomes an opportunity to meet charming winemakers, butchers, confectioners and restaurateurs. The true story of the man, who photographed a giant squid for the first time in 1874, becomes a tale to equal that of Moby Dick, and traditional dishes of the various states in the United States unlock unique, contemporary, human stories. Continue reading A “Recipe” for Creative Writing – Athens

Translation Slam – Athens

There was lively discussion at the translation slam last night, a proper feast for any proper language nerd:

Wednesday, December 9
19:30–21:30
Hellenic-American Union Auditorium
Massalias 22, Athens
Admission free

Have you ever wondered how a literary translator works? How much can different translations of the same text really differ? Is there one correct answer to every question arising in a translation? Continue reading Translation Slam – Athens

Thessaloniki Forum on Youth & Innovation

For the second consecutive year, the Anna Lindh Foundation and the Municipality of Thessaloniki in cooperation with Hellenic Foundation for Culture, the British Council and EUNIC, organize Thessaloniki Forum, this year entitled “Youth and Social Innovation,” in the Municipality of Thessaloniki’s facilities from Monday 30 November to Wednesday, December 2, 2015. Continue reading Thessaloniki Forum on Youth & Innovation

European Day of Languages – Athens, Alexandria, Belgrade, Bucharest, Koper

Hellenic Foundation for Culture in cooperation with EUNIC participates in the 2015 European Day of Languages in Athens, Alexandria, Belgrade, Bucharest and Koper.

A few pictures from the events:

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Athens: September 26, 2015, 10:00-16:00 at Klauthmonos Square. Continue reading European Day of Languages – Athens, Alexandria, Belgrade, Bucharest, Koper