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Greece Scores Low in EU Innovation Scoreboard 2020 Study

Despite making considerable progress in recent years, Greece still lags behind other European Union countries in its performance within the vital arena of innovation. According...

Gerard Butler Shouts ”This is Sparta!” from Historic Greek City

Thousands of people gathered in Sparta, southern Greece on Friday morning to see Hollywood star Gerard Butler marching along the streets of the city...

Greece Presents its Song for 2020 Eurovision Song Contest

Greek State Broadcaster ERT released on Sunday the song with which the country will compete in this year's Eurovision Song Contest, Europe's largest annual...

Belgians’ Interest in Greek Tourist Destinations Sees Huge Uptick

The positive course of early vacation reservations from the Belgian tourist market, as well as the increased interest of thousands of Belgian nationals in...

Stefania, the 17-Year Old Who Will Represent Greece in Eurovision 2020

Greece's State Broadcaster ERT announced on Monday that Stefania Liberakakis will represent the country in the 2020 Eurovision song contest, which will take place...

Patra’s 2020 Carnival Kicks off With Spectacular Opening Ceremony

The opening ceremony for the famous Carnival of the city of Patras took place on Saturday, January 18 in Greece's third-largest city. Patras' Carnival is...

Island of Crete Receives One Year’s Worth of Rain in First Week of 2020

The latest storms which have swept across parts of Greece over the last several days brought extensive rainfall to many parts of the country,...

First Baby Born in 2020 on Greece’s Lesvos was Born Into a Refugee Family

The first baby to be born in 2020 on Greece's island of Lesvos was a boy from a family of Iraqi refugees. The boy was...

Bakers Create Giant Five-Ton Vasilopita Cake in Peristeri, Attica

The Association of Bakers of Athens, together with citizens from Attica's large municipality of Peristeri, prepared, baked and distributed to the public a massive...

Greek Budget Foresees 2.8 Percent Growth in 2020

Greece's state budget for the financial year 2020 was presented to Parliament by Finance Minister Christos Staikouras on Thursday. A growth rate of 2.8% and...

EU Commission Set to Approve Greek Budget for 2020

The European Commission announced on Wednesday that it has adopted the fourth report for Greece under the Enhanced Surveillance framework. This gives the green light...

Sparta, Greece Plans Huge Global Events for 2500th Anniversary of Battle of Thermopylae

The mayor of the city of Sparta announced recently that his city council is organizing a series of huge events next year to commemorate...

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