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2017 Sand Sculpture Festival in Crete (video)

Swimmers at the beach of Ammoudara in Heraklion, Crete were pleasantly surprised to see some amazing pieces of sand sculptures. Artists from Greece and abroad showcased their incredible artistic talents offering onlookers the chance to marvel at their intricately detailed pieces of work. According to Cretapost, local artist Manolis Harkoutsis and Ukrainians Ludmilla and Yuri […]

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In a Historic First, ‘Zorba the Greek’ is Translated from Greek to Arabic

The Egyptian literary heritage has celebrated, on 19 June, a new edition to its diverse cultural collection with the book signing of the first direct Arabic Translation of Kazantzakis’ Zorba the Greek. The Greek Cultural Center in Egypt and the National Centre for Translation hosted celebrations honoring the efforts of Egyptian translator Khaled Raouf. Moreover, […]