Annual Women’s Empowerment Conference on the Island of Crete

European Sustainability Academy (ESA) will host the 3rd Annual Women Empowerment Conference, September 25 through 26, in Chania, Crete. The conference will give women entrepreneurs...

Bike Sharing System in Greek Municipalities

Bike-Sharing Systems are electronic, automated systems that offer short-term bike rental. The bikes are provided from special automated stations which are located in various...

SYRIZA Takes the Lead in New Poll

A Kapa Research opinion poll carried out on behalf of the newspaper “TO VIMA,” gives SYRIZA a 0.8 percent lead over New Democracy. In particular,...

More Than 1,254 Child Abuse Cases Reported in 2014

More than 600 cases of child abuse involving 1,254 children were reported to The Smile of the Child organization through October 2014. The Smile of...

Greek Island Will Celebrate Easter Without Rocket War [video]

On the Greek island of Chios the locals have a tradition to fire up (literally) the Easter celebration by holding the famous Vrontados "Rocket...

PETA Delivers Fur Coats to Lesvos Refugees

Animal rights activist organization PETA has delivered around 200 fur coats to refugees on Lesvos, Greece. The coats were given to Lighthouse Relief, a charity...

Island of Hydra in State of Emergency from Flash Floods as Storms Continue in...

The island of Hydra is another Greek area that has been declared in a state of emergency after being hit hard by the violent...

No More Big Fat Greek Weddings

Greece’s economic crisis has become so severe for many that even traditional customs are being lost or altered, including an end to big weddings...

Guest House for Homeless People in Thessaloniki

People in need now have the opportunity to find a temporary shelter, a clean place to sleep, change their clothes and take a shower....

NASA Picture Shows Smoke from Chios Fire Reaching Crete

 NASA has released a satellite picture showing the smoke from the destructive Chios fire reaching all the way to south of Crete. The fire has...
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The Garden Movement Grows In Greece

All across Greece, municipalities have allotted land to local citizens with the purpose of increasing food security for the underprivileged, educating the younger generation,...

Monumenta: Photograph a Greek Building in Danger; You Could Save it and Win a...

In an effort to create a huge data base of Athenian architectural wonders that are rapidly-disappearing , Monumenta is hosting a photo competition, titled...

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