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Greek Actor Giorgos Kimoulis Resigns From Head of SNFCC Board

Greek actor Giorgos Kimoulis has resigned after serving as chairman of the board for Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNFCC) Cultural Center, for less than a month. Mr. Kimoulis penned a letter in which he suggests that the board of Greece's most...

George Kimoulis Announced as New President of Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center

  George Kimoulis has been announced president of the new seven-member board of the Stavros Niarchos Cultural Foundation, confirming rumors that have been circulating for some time now. The announcement was made by the new executive board after a meeting that...

Greece's National Library Prepares for Historic Move, Transition to New Era

The National Library of Greece is making a bet on its future. From the historic neoclassical building in the centre of Athens, one of an iconic ‘triplet’ of imposing public buildings erected by Theophil von Hansen and Ernst Ziller...

SNF Presents the Greek Diaspora Fellowship Program

(Photo by The National Herald) Representatives of Greek universities gathered on Monday at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center for the presentation of the Greek Diaspora Fellowship Program (GDFP). The aim of the program is to stop the continuing brain drain...

Burnt Down Emblematic Athens Movie Theaters to Reopen

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation is funding the reopening of Atticon and Apollon, the two emblematic Athens movie theaters that were burnt down by austerity protesters in May 2010. President of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, Andreas Drakopoulos, on Friday gave a...

SNF Cultural Centre a 'Jewel' in the Urban Landscape, PM Alexis Tsipras Says

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre (SNFCC) is a "jewel" in the urban landscape and an important legacy for the arts, education and the environment, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Wednesday at a meeting to prepare for...

Stavros Niarchos Foundation to Fully Repair and Restore Patrick Leigh Fermor’s House

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) approved on Thursday a new donation to the Benaki Museum to fully cover the repair works and the restoration of the Patrick and Joan Leigh Fermor House as well as its equipment, near the...

Stavros Niarchos New Cultural Center Opens With Edgy Free Events

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) was first conceived in 2006 and took eight years to design and build. Ten years since its conception, it is finally being inaugurated in a sprawling new park, complete with an exquisite...

‘Reload Greece’ Ready to Move to Other European Capitals

'Reload Greece', the London-based initiative that helps young Greeks with entrepreneurial ideas connect with the Greek diaspora and other investors, is ready to develop in other European capitals. After three successful years, 'Reload Greece' is ready to expand its presence in...

New Democracy Leader Praises Work at Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center is a legacy of culture and knowledge for Athens, Greek main opposition New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Wednesday during a tour of the Center’s construction site. "It is a truly remarkable project...