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A legendary play, forever associated with Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton thanks to the film of the same name, is to be staged from December 12 - at the Onassis Stegi as a “living museum” of behaviours from decades past.

In 2019, the YTILI Fellowship will engage young European entrepreneurs in a series of professional development and leadership activities that are designed to support the growth and development of commercial and social business ventures in their home communities.

During a 2007 trip to Kenya, American entrepreneur Kenton Lee noticed a young girl wearing shoes so small that she had cut open the front of the shoes to let her toes stick out. That was the day he was inspired to create The Shoe That Grows — a shoe that grows five sizes and lasts for years.

Since then, Lee’s nonprofit, Because International, has distributed 180,000 pairs of shoes to children in more than 95 countries. The organization recently started producing shoes in Ethiopia and plans to open facilities in Haiti and Kenya.

Eighteen-year-olds Xenophon Koukoutas and Giannis Svoros accepted the inaugural John McCain Prize for Leadership in Public Service last Saturday on behalf of the residents of the entire island of Lesvos, for their “heroic support of refugees fleeing mayhem throughout the Middle East and Africa.”

The award-winning Hellenic Tourism Organization (EOT) video “Greece: 365 – Day Destination,” won Best Tourism Film in the World for 2018, beating 28 other nominated travel films.

George Velmahos is a Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School and he is internationally acknowledged as a top scientist in his field. Moreover, he’s the Division Chief of Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.

The Benaki Museum, the U.S. Embassy Athens and the British Council are organizing the conference "THE CO-MUSEUM: Synergies, Coalitions and Partnerships between museums, cultural initiatives, civil society and beyond"

The American director of the award-winning “My Architect” arrives in Athens to present his new documentary and discuss with the public about the relationship of the movies with real life, visual art, architecture and art as a whole.

If each artwork has its own price, then who decides about it? And if the modern artistic world is now tuned into a ruthless stock market, who is to blame? Provocative questions along with revealing answers will be provided by Nathaniel Khan with his documentary “The Price of Everything”, which will be screened at the 24th Athens Film Festival - Premiere Nights.

 

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