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Chinese President attends official dinner at Presidential Mansion

Chinese President Xi Jinping (r) signs a guest book in the presence of his Greek counterpart Prokopis Pavlopoulos (l) before attending an official dinner at the Presidential Mansion in Athens, Monday. The Chinese President is paying a two-day official visit to Greece. [EPA]

International film studio to expand to Thessaloniki

A major investment in Greece by an international film studio is set to be announced on Friday against the backdrop of the 2019 Thessaloniki International Film Festival, demonstrating that Greece is now on the radar of Hollywood's major movie producers.

The Great Tamer | Athens | November 29 & 30

After touring Europe, North America, Asia and Australia for the past two-and-a-half years, award-winning choreographer Dimitris Papaioannou returns to Greece for two final performances of "The Great Tamer" at the Athens Concert Hall on November 29 and 30.

Servant of Two Masters | Thessaloniki | To December 15

The cunning Truffaldino agrees to become an errand boy for two separate masters in order to double his income. But the natural blunderer makes a complete mess of an already complicated situation in his masters' households, though a happy ending awaits all.

Victoria Hislop | Thessaloniki | November 1

English writer Victoria Hislop, best known for her historical novel "The Island," set on Spinalonga off Crete, is in Greece presenting her latest novel set in Greece, "Those Who Are Loved," which is set against the backdrop of the German occupation of Greece, the subsequent civil war and a military dictatorship, all of which left deep scars.

Bryan Adams | Athens | November 18

Following the release of his 14th studio album, "Shine a Light," in March, enduring and ever-popular Canadian singer-songwriter Bryan Adams is stopping by Greece on his world tour for a single show at the Olympic Stadium (OAKA) basketball arena on Monday, November 18. Doors open at 8.30 p.m.

#2019PresidentialElection/MAE sends AEP additional list with 68 polling stations abroad

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE) on Wednesday sent the Permanent Electoral Authority (AEP) an additional list of 68 polling stations abroad, besides the proposals sent on October 3 and 10. MAE has proposed the organisation of a total 777 polling stations for the presidential elections, so far, reads a release of this Ministry.

Kelly Finnigan | Around Greece | October 17-20

American soul singer Kelly Finnigan, known as the voice of successful San Francisco band Monophonics, is coming to Greece with his band, the Atonements, for a mini-tour with crowd-pleasing favorites and lesser-known work. Finnigan will perform at Thessaloniki's WE venue on Thursday, Volos's Lab Art on Friday, Gazarte in Athens on Saturday and Giafka in Patra on Sunday.

Greek Expressionism | Athens | To January 5, 2020

The Athens Municipal Gallery pays tribute to often overlooked yet important Greek artists who were active in the second half of the 20th century with "Exception: Aspects of Expressionism in Greece." The main part of the exhibition is dedicated to painter Giorgos Bouzianis and engraver Giorgos Economidis, local pioneers of the the expressionist scene developed in Germany and France, as well as t

Additional list drawn of 270 polling stations abroad for November presidential election

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE) on Friday submitted to the Standing Electoral Authority (AEP) an additional list of 270 polling stations abroad that add to 444 already approved places. MAE has so far put forth 714 polling stations that will be organised abroad for the presidential election, according to a MAE press statement.

Jose Carreras | Athens | November 24

World-famous Spanish opera singer Jose Carreras, hailed as one of the three great tenors of the modern age, will perform in Athens for one night only on November 24 in a concert that is reported as being the last he is planning in Greece and the Balkans.

Bulgarian Movie Awarded at the 67th San Sebastian Film Festival

Bulgarian movie received a special diploma in the New Directors program at the 67th San Sebastian Film Festival, Art Fest reported.

"Sister" is the second feature movie by Svetla Tsotsorkova, but begins its journey as a project of "Sofia Meetings" within the "Sofia Film Fest". The film was also supported by festivals in Arras - France, Thessaloniki - Greece, Hong Kong - China.

Dimitris Alithinos | Athens | To October 19

The Roma Gallery kicks off the 2019/20 season with a show of works by Dimitris Alithinos. The critically acclaimed artist is considered among the pioneers of his generation for his ability to tap into the zeitgeist and address major issues such as the destruction of the natural environment, a recurring subject in his work since the 1980s.

Costa-Gavras: ‘What we have here is a film, a show’

Costa-Gavras sat patiently in one of the many lounges of the Hotel Excelsior on the Lido in Venice, taking questions from successive groups of three or four journalists. He looked tired, but also happy, smiling.

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