Athens Insider Summer 2022

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Maria Callas: The Sacred Flame

In her centenary year, Helena Matheopoulos pays tribute to Maria Callas whose operatic and personal style as the ultimate diva of her generation, coupled with almost endless drama and intrigue in her personal life, only contributed to her appeal as opera’s most iconic phenomenon. Forty five years after her death, Greek-born Ma...

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Meet award-winning poet and author Ruth Padel in conversation with biographer and curator Ian Collins on May 2...

Athens Insider continues with its Literary Salons with international literary luminaries as part of the Athens City Festival with poet and author Ruth Padel and Runciman-award winning writer Ian Collins on May 24 at the National Observatory atop the Hill of the Nymphs. The Athens Literary Salons feature writers who have set their books in...

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A new museum showcasing Alekos Fassianos’ iconic visual style opens in Athens

The Alekos Fassianos Museum, a rare example in which the complicity between artist and architect underpins the dialogue between the works and the space that houses them, opened its doors to the public on April 26, 2023. Showcasing the artist's visual treatise on everyday Greek life in a building designed by his longtime friend, architect ...

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Athens Insider organises Two Literary Salons as part of the Athens City Festival 2023

Athens Insider continues with its Literary Salons with international literary luminaries as part of the Athens City Festival at two different venues on May 15 and May 24 - at Insider's urban garden terrace and at the National Observatory atop the Hill of the Nymphs respectively. The Athens Literary Salons feature writers who have set thei...

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Meet Lucie Willan of Sparoza, a secret garden paradise on the outskirts of Athens

As Head Gardener at the Mediterranean Garden Society’s Sparoza garden in Paeania, Lucie Willan spends her days under the dappled shade of cascading vines, surrounded by olive groves carpeted with wild Anemone coronariarare and rare varieties of Mediterannean fauna. As custodian of the urban oasis at Sparoza, Lucie is extremely busy keepin...

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Greek spring and flower-carpeted hillsides

One of the upsides of being in lockdown is that it compels you to appreciate nature in all its glory in the brief window allotted for daily constitutionals. Nike Morgan is happiest when walking on the hillsides, photographing the wild flowers of Greece. Here, she charts some of her most colourful discoveries – such as the fatal pink colch...

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