Interview with artist Nikos Tsokos: Living, breathing art


OR HOW A YOUNG GREEK ARTIST HAS MANAGED TO GAIN WORLD RECOGNITION AMONGST THE CACOPHONY THAT IS GREECE AT THIS POINT IN TIME Savvas Tsestos Limnatitis   Let’s get one thing straight: I am a staunch believer that the roots of great art have been buried deep in the soil of poverty, despair and heartache….

Lost chapters of history


Source ekathimerini   You want to hold your breath, as you do when you’re underwater, when gazing upon the splendid objects that archaeologists have dragged up from the deep. Ancient vases, Classical era jars, bronze figurines, Ottoman clay pipes from the 17th century, Byzantine coins and, most surprising of all, the contents of an amphora…

The rise and fall of ancient Greece


  They may see everything from their lofty vantage point, but how many of us passers-by can say we’ve given them more than a passing glance? Some 18 meters above the ground, in a manbasket suspended from a crane and in the company of monument restorer and civil engineer Gerasimos Thomas, I was able to…

The silent sentries of the Academy of Athens


Source: ekathimerini   They may see everything from their lofty vantage point, but how many of us passers-by can say we’ve given them more than a passing glance? Some 18 meters above the ground, in a manbasket suspended from a crane and in the company of monument restorer and civil engineer Gerasimos Thomas, I was…

Tip-toeing on the rooftops


Savvas Tsestos Limnatitis catches up with busy artist Noula Diamantopoulos   .   When Noula Diamantopoulos was in her mid-thirties she had an epiphany. One of those weird moments when a switch goes on inside you and everything changes. Irrevocably. She was benched over a table, making bombonieres for her godson’s christening when suddenly an…

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Hellenic Union.Org unites Hellenic people living across the world. We organise and share information on products, services and business investment made and owned by the world Hellenic people.  We cover culture, religion, news, politics, economics, innovation, achievements by fellow Hellene’s. HU.Org becomes a society and voice for all people who’s origins begin in the main…