Of course people started to describe and to analyze the past a long time ago, and history, as a matter of fact, was firstly invented in ancient Greece. Herodotus, who lived in the 5th century B.C.E. is known as the “Father of History”. The preface of his writing “Histories” begins with the exposure of the author’s intention of collecting deeds and facts, as well as the causes behind them, in order to keep them in humans’ memory.
Do you wear glasses? If not, you belong to a constantly smaller becoming part of the mankind. In Third-World countries the children slowly get the possibility to increase their strength of vision, thanks to the Greek nuclear physicist Giorgos Sakalidis.
The island of Chios is the fifth biggest island in Greece and a beautiful place. I would say it’s perfect here if it only would not be so windy all the time! For me wind is something annoying in the spring here. It could be a sunny and warm day.. But because of the wind, it feels cold outside and you are not comfortable.
Today I would like to introduce you to a Greek artist, the most important representative for the arte povera movement, who passed away some weeks ago in Italy. Jannis Kounellis, a painter, sculptor and conceptual artist, was born 23rd march 1936 in Piraeus the harbor of Athens and spend his youth there.
Today I would like to introduce to you a magnificent Greek composer and poet, which was along with Mikis Theodorakis one of the main movers of the “Έntechni” music. He lived from the 23rd October 1925 until the 15th June 1994 and had a life full of self created music, of which the most pieces count today as classical ones.