Alexandros Diakos (1907 – 1940): The First Greek Casualty in WWII

A lot of history is being revoked during and around the Oct.28 "OXI Day" celebrations in Greece. After all, it was one of the...

About 100,000 Greeks Receive their Pensions from the German State

100,000 Greek citizens are receiving their pensions from the German state, wrote German newspaper Rheinische Post. Rentenversicherung data shows that the number of Greek pensioners eligible...

Thessaloniki University Launches Russian Language Department

The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki opened the Russian Language and Culture Department. It was organized a few months ago with the support of the...

Transport Services to Strike in Protest of New Austerity Vote in Parliament

Public transport employees will be starting a three-day work stoppage in protest of new austerity measures to be voted in parliament on Thursday, as...

Island Feast on Mykonos With Traditional Songs and Dances (video)

The islander Glendi (Γλέντι:Party) was set up in Mykonos, Greece's island of the Winds. Organizing the event was the Mykonian Vegera Traditional Dance Workshop...

Athens Mini Maker Faire Exhibition to Take Place on May 6 and 7

  For those, young or old, who love to use their hands and minds to create new objects or applications, the Athens mini Maker Faire...

National Library Re-branded Just in Time for Its New Home at SNFCC

The "new" National Library of Greece will soon become a reality as the open competition to visually rebrand the library has concluded and a...

Tension Peaks at Oraiokastro as Far-Right Group Protests Refugee Children at School

Tension reached a peak at an Oraiokastro primary school near Thessaloniki on Monday, when a group of far-rightists gathered to protest against the attendance...

Athens Municipal Worker Causes Outcry for Closing Homeless Shelter

An Athens municipal worker who was overseeing a homeless shelter caused a stir after he closed the premises and sent people seeking refuge from...

Wedding Demographics in Early 20th Century Athens

A book titled "The Citizens of Athens 1900-1960" by Athens University Professor Eugenia Bournova describes the wedding customs and demographics of Athenians in the...

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Invites the Greek State to Accept Delivery

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) has announced in the following press release that it will be inviting the Greek State to take over the...

7th National Conference Against Smoking in Greece a Great Success

(Drake Behrakis of the Behrakis Foundation of Boston, Panagiotis Behrakis, Director of the Public Health Institute of the American College of Greece, George Behrakis of the Behrakis Foundation of Boston,...

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