This year’s Super Bowl night held a surprise for all those who love the Greek language and its rich vocabulary.
A TV commercial for the New York Life Insurance during the Super Bowl featured the different meaning of each one of the four main words that describe the idea of ”love” in the Greek language.
The moving advertisement explained the meaning of ”philia,” ”storge,” ”eros,” and ”agape;” four ancient Greek words still in use by Greek speakers, which describe the different forms human love can take.
Τwo U.S. Experts – Ms. Karen Popkin, M.A., L.C.A.T, MT-BC, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Coordinator of the program Creative Arts and Movement Therapies, and Dr. Jennifer Brown Urban, Ph.D., Professor at Montclair State University, Department of Human Development will participate at the 2020 PAMEMMAZI Forum entitled "Integrative Approaches on Cancer Care: Evidence and Strategies" that aims to demonstrate the importance of palliative care in the context of integrative, holistic care, the role of programs that complements this care, and the research findings that support this approach. The Forum addresses health professionals, doctors, nurses, social workers and psychologists, as well as students in these fields, and the broader public.”
The Street Dance Festival Battle Of The Best Celebrates its 15th Anniversary! The Festival will take place on Saturday, February 8 at the Theater of the ACS American College of Arts in Chalandri.
t the Bravo Sustainable Dialogue and Awards 2019 ceremony, that took place at the Athens Concert Hall, Xanthi Techlab of the Cultural Center of Xanthi was granted an award in the category Bravo Society as a "Youth Cooperation and Empowerment Structure". With the full support of the US Embassy and continuing its innovative activities last year, Xanthi Techlab carried out more than 200 educational robotics activities, innovation and youth entrepreneurship activities. In this way participated in the social dialogue on sustainable development this year proving its contribution to the local ecosystem. The award was received by Xanthi TechLab manager Dimitris Giannakoudis.
10th Athens Avant-Garde Film Festival
➔ 10 years AAGFF!
➔ 20th November - 5th December 2019
➔ Greek Film Archive
The Athens Avant-Garde Film Festival, the Greek Film Archive's favourite establishment has its birthday in November: it turns ten years old, and it will celebrate with many surprises to be announced shortly.
The 10th AAGFF will take place on the 20th of November till the 5th of December 2019, at the Greek Film Archive (Venues A, B) and Exile Room, aspiring to bring to the foreground, that which is most fresh and groundbreaking in international contemporary cinema.
One more international recognition for Greek students, an inspiration instilled with a deep social impact!
The research team iGEM Thessaly won the golden prize in an international competition of synthetic biology, hosted by MIT in Boston.
You are invited to join us at the 2019 Athens American Studies Seminar! Co-organized by the U.S. Embassy Athens, The Institute of International Relations of Panteion University, American College of Greece-Deree, and the Fulbright Foundation in Greece, this year’s topic will be “The Threats to Democracy from the Spreading of Disinformation: The Impact on International Affairs, Politics, and Public Opinion” and will be held on November 14, 2019, 10:00-18:00 at The American College of Greece-Deree (6 Gravias St., Agia Paraskevi) with Dr. Stephanie Edgerly, Northwestern University, as keynote speaker and panels with prominent professors from Deree - ACG, from Panteion University, and Media Experts.