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.
Curtis on Tour returns to Athens, Greece, for the fourth year as the resident ensemble at the Nights of Classical Music at the Gennadius Library festival, presented by the Schwarz Foundation in collaboration with the American School of Classical Studies at Athens.
As part of the celebrations for the U.S. Honored Country at the 83rd Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF,) Found.ation is organizing, with the support of the U.S. Embassy in Greece, a curated series of programs and events that highlight innovation, technology, and creativity. Under the theme of the American Pavilion at TIF, “Harnessing the Power of Innovation and Creativity,” the Found.ation team is arranging: an Innovation Hub offering workshops, talks, and networking opportunities; the Tech Olympus Summit highlighting the connections between the innovative spirits and cultures found in both Greece and the United States; and an Innovation Bootcamp to inspire and activate Thessaloniki’s talented startup community.
This series of programs and engagements curated by Found.ation aims to promote American innovation, technology, and start-up culture and to highlight U.S. excellence in these fields. These will also be places where entrepreneurs-on-hold (aka first timers) will find inspiration, where technology talent will be born, and where founders will meet their investors and next partners.