x

Literature

Argentina-Greece: International Literary Competition “200 Years of Freedom and Hellenism”

BUENOS AIRES — An international literary competition on "200 years of Freedom and Hellenism" is being organised by the Greek Cultural Organisation "Nostos", based in Buenos Aires, Argentina, under the auspices of the General Secretariat of Hellenes Abroad and Public Diplomacy of the foreign ministry.

The competition, organised in collaboration with the Writers' Association of Argentina (SADE), is aimed at Greeks and philhellenes everywhere, giving them the opportunity to participate with a work written in one of four languages: Greek, Spanish, Italian or English.

"Our experience from the three previous International Literary Competitions, but also in general, from the many and successful events in the 15 years of our existence, make us optimistic that this year's competition will be crowned with success, with the sole purpose of "promoting our homeland in all the lengths and breadths of the Earth," Nostos President Christina Tsardikou said to the Athens-Macedonian News Agency (ANA).

All the awarded works (poetry or literary essays) will be first published in an electronic anthology, in order to highlight the thoughts, reflections and concepts associated with the values and the current message of the Greek struggle for freedom, a universal message, particularly associated with world history and literature.

The deadline for submission of works is August 1, 2021. The projects must be submitted to the email address certamenliterario2021@nostos.org.ar following the terms and conditions described in detail on the website of Nostos (https://nostos.org.ar).

RELATED

CAIRO - Greece is to be the Guest of Honour at the 53rd Cairo International Book Fair, which will take place at the International Exhibition Center of Egypt, from January 26 to February 7 this year.

Top Stories

Society

ATHENS – A major snow storm that had been predicted for days still caught residents in Greece offguard and the New Democracy government scrambling for answers as to why motorists were stuck for hours on major roads.

Politics

US Congress represenatives Gus Bilirakis of Florida and Nicole Malliotakis of New York – both Republicans – assailed President Joe Biden's administration for no longer supporting the EastMed pipeline project by Greece, Cyprus and Israel.

Associations

WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, NY – In the presence of distinguished guests, the vasilopita was cut by the Federation of Greek American Educators in the community hall at St Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church in Washington Heights on January 23.

Video

Meet Methuselah, the Oldest Living Aquarium Fish

SAN FRANCISCO — Meet Methuselah, the fish that likes to eat fresh figs, get belly rubs and is believed to be the oldest living aquarium fish in the world.

Enter your email address to subscribe

Provide your email address to subscribe. For e.g. abc@xyz.com

You may unsubscribe at any time using the link in our newsletter.