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LIBERATION AND RECONCILIATION, 75 YEARS LATER (REVISED TEXT)

LIBERATION AND RECONCILIATION, 75 YEARS LATER (REVISED TEXT)

Saturday, May 23, 2020

Europe has just commemorated the 75th anniversary of the German surrender in May 1945. For us World War II was over, although in the Far East it would continue for several more months. In the Netherlands,

Easter 2020

Easter 2020

Thursday, April 9, 2020

The Orthodox Academy of Crete has been working for the wellbeing of human beings from the day of its foundation until today, for a society without the diseases of prejudice and hate, the wounds of violence and war as well as the manmade threat of the extinction of our whole planet.

For this world of ours…!

For this world of ours…!

Saturday, March 14, 2020

The Orthodox Academy of Crete (OAC) has been working for the wellbeing of human beings for more than 52 years, for a society without the diseases of prejudice and hate, the wounds of violence and war as

Seminar on Byzantine Iconography at the Holy Monastery of Valamo/ Finland  with the participation of the OAC

Seminar on Byzantine Iconography at the Holy Monastery of Valamo/ Finland with the participation of the OAC

Saturday, March 2, 2019

For the third consecutive time, the OAC received and accepted the invitation to co-operate for a Seminar on Byzantine Iconography at the Holy Monastery of Valamo in Finland. There, the Iconpainter and responsible for the Iconography Workshop at the OAC, Ms Konstantina Stefanaki

The Academy of Athens honours the Academy of Crete

The Academy of Athens honours the Academy of Crete

Friday, December 22, 2017

In a moving atmosphere, the Academy of Athens awarded the Orthodox Academy of Crete (OAK) with the Silver Medal, on the occasion of the fifty years since its foundation

Commencement of Events celebrating the OAC’s 50th year

Commencement of Events celebrating the OAC’s 50th year

Saturday, October 14, 2017

On Friday, October 13, 2017, the anniversary of the inauguration of the Orthodox Academy of Crete (OAK), the Foundation officially opened its celebrations for the 50th anniversary of its foundation, in a climate of strong emotions and nostalgic reminiscence.

Proclamation of the Nomination of Primates to Membership of the OAC

Proclamation of the Nomination of Primates to Membership of the OAC

Friday, June 30, 2017

As part of the work of the Holy and Great Council, on the afternoon of Friday, June 24

Preparation of the Holy and Great Synod

Preparation of the Holy and Great Synod

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Meeting of HAH Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew with His Eminence Archbishop of Crete Eirinaios, His Eminence Metropolitan of Kissamos and Selinon Amphilochios, the commissioner of the Holy Provincial Synod of the Church of Crete Most Rev.

Summer University at OAC

Summer University at OAC

Friday, January 15, 2016

The University of Ioannina in cooperation and with the support of prominent Greek and international academic and journalism institutions organize in 2016 the "2nd SUMMER UNIVERSITY: GREEK LANGUAGE, CULTURE AND MEDIA ... "

1st Conference on Kissamos - Announcement-Call for Applications

1st Conference on Kissamos - Announcement-Call for Applications

Monday, December 21, 2015

The Holy Metropolis of Kissamos and Selinon, the Region of Crete, the Municipality of Kissamos, the Municipality of Platania, the Orthodox Academy of Crete and other cooperating spiritual and cultural institutions announce the joint organization of the first Conference on

Educational Program at OAC "Domenikos who became EL GRECO"

Educational Program at OAC "Domenikos who became EL GRECO"

Thursday, November 5, 2015

The Orthodox Academy of Crete, with the recent acquisition of works of the film "EL GRECO” by Yannis Smaragdis and in the context of opening up to the educational community, invites all educational institutions to prepare an Educational

WORKS OF DOMENIKOS THEOTOKOPOULOS AT THE OAC

WORKS OF DOMENIKOS THEOTOKOPOULOS AT THE OAC

Saturday, October 31, 2015

On Tuesday, 27 October in a simple and austere ceremony of the meeting of Art and Word, fulfilling the desire of the late Metropolitan of Kissamos and Selinon Eirinaios, founder of the OAC, was the receipt of works by Domenikos Theotokopoulos, to be placed in