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Sound and Light show

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In the Municipal Garden that surround the walls of the Medieval town takes place an entertaining and educational show. Combining the dramatic architectural setting with evocative lighting, projected images and stereophonic effects, this show is a kind of theatre without actors. It narrates the story of the unequal struggles between ...


Art Exhibition: The Springs of the Future

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The Kalithea Springs and the Dodecanesian Artists Association invites you to the exhibition title «The Springs of the Future», held in Kalithea from March 22nd to April 16th.


2nd Student Poster Competition

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The International Writers and Translators Center of Rhodes, with the occassion of the World Day of Children Book on April 2nd, announces the 2nd Student Poster Competition, with books as its central theme.


Palace of the Grand Masters

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The Palace is a magnificent, imposing building, located in the heart of the Medieval Town of Rhodes. It was first built by the Knights of St. John that ruled the island from 1309 to 1522, on the site of a 7th century Byzantine fortress. The fortress was used as ...


The Grand Master’s Palace closed.

Apr 4th, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

According to a yesterday's announcement from the 4th Ephorate of Byzantine Antiquities, starting from today Friday April 4th, the Palace of the Grand Masters will remain closed for an undefined period as urgent restoration works are needed. Built in the 14th century, the Palace is the most visited monument on ...


El Greco: a film about Domenico Theotokopoulos

El Greco: a film about Domenico Theotokopoulos

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The film's story begins in 1566 in his birth land, the island of Crete, under Venetian rule on those times. Domenico's father is a rebel fighting against his country's conquerors, while Domenico is already a known painter, enjoying the fame and success of his art. In his life and work ...


El Greco’s life comes to screen

Oct 2nd, 2007 Posted in News | Read the full story

On October 16 comes in the mainstream theaters in Greece the life of the famous Cretan painter, Domenikos Theotokopoulos, better known as El Greco. Filmed in Rhodes, Venice, Toledo and Crete, this big budget (by Greek standards) production has a multinational cast of Greeks, Spanish, French actors and the 27-year-old ...

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