Greek Sunday School for Refugees Seeks New Home

A special Sunday school in Athens which has spent the last 14 years teaching more than 6,000 refugees and migrants Greek, English, computer literacy...

Greek Volunteers Get Busy Cleaning Up the Environment

By Heini-Sofia Alavuo Civic-minded Greeks are volunteering in droves to clean up their country in a campaign being described as "one of the fastest growing civic movements...
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Athens to Become UNESCO World Book Capital in April

  Athens is ready to begin this year with an exciting celebration having been designated World Book Capital, a title the city will hold from April...

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...

President Pavlopoulos Urges Unity, In Greek Diaspora Address

The year 2018 will find Greeks determined and united in their endeavours and carving out "the future that we deserve and befits us," Greek...

Lesvos Earthquake Victims Asked to Pay Property Tax

Another case of bureaucratic inefficiency was recorded this week, when earthquake-stricken inhabitants of Lesvos island are obliged to pay ENFIA property taxes for their...

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...

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