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Greece to chair OECD's Global Strategy Group 4
Greece to chair OECD’s Global Strategy Group

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Council agreed on April 20 on the appointment of Greece’s Minister of Digital Governance, Kyriakos Pierrakakis, to be the Chair of the Global Strategy…

400 trees planted in Athens for Earth Day 2021
400 trees planted in Athens for Earth Day 2021

In honour of Earth Day, new trees have been planted in Elena Venizelou Square, Athens. Earth Day is a global event that involves world climate leaders, grassroots activists, non-profit innovators, thought leaders,…

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis with Slovakian Foreign Minister Ivan Korčok on April 21, 2021 in Athens.
Mitsotakis meets with Slovakian FM Korčok

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met with the Slovakian Foreign Minister Ivan Korčok, who is paying his first visit to Athens. According to the Maximos Palace, the focus of discussions were on how…

Greek economy
Greek economy expected to grow by 3.5-4.0% this year

The Greek economy will grow by 3.5-4.0% this year, according to the base scenario of developments, the Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research (IOBE) said in report. The quarterly report, released on…

Easter in Greece 9
Easter in Greece

A moveable holiday, the celebration of Easter falls on the first Sunday after the full moon of the spring equinox. All over Greece, a plethora of customs and traditions are observed during the week prior to Easter, the Holy Week.

Harvard
Harvard University’s special feature on Greece: “Celebrating a bicentennial of democracy in its birthplace”

“Two hundred years ago today, Greece declared its independence. From the start, Harvard was there, helping both in the fledgling Mediterranean country and back in the United States.” Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, publishes a special feature on its university publication, the Harvard Gazette, honouring the bicentennial anniversary of the Greek Revolution.

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Prince Philip casket adorned with his personal flag, featuring the Greek national flag.
Prince Philip: Ceremony in his honour in Corfu at the same time as the funeral in England

Corfu, the birthplace of Prince Philip, honoured and participated in the mourning on the day of Prince Philip’s funeral, with a memorial prayer in the sanctuary of Agios Spyridon. When Prince Philip was laid to rest, his unique personal royal flag, representing the national flag of Greece, was draped over his casket.

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Kastellorizo
Kastellorizian Jewellery: A Dispersed Archive of a Past Culture

Inspired by the recognition that Kastellorizio’s once thriving culture was being lost and scattered, Nick Bogiatzis’ latest book ‘Kastellorizian Jewellery. A Dispersed Archive of a Past Culture’ provides an absorbing and informative insight into the island’s jewellery.

Stella Arhontoulis anime artist
Meet Stella Arhontoulis: 14 year old internationally acclaimed anime artist

At just 14 years old, Stella Arhontoulis currently works as lead animator on YouTube series ‘Interstellar Ranger Commence’ due for release early next year. The incredibly talented school girl has already received international recognition as an award-winning manga artist, illustrator and animator, winning first place in an Australian and Japan wide anime competition two years consecutively.

Patmos
Dream home lists for $3.9M on Patmos, the Holy Island of Revelation

Recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage site, the Aegean Sea’s ‘holy island’ Patmos is one of the most peaceful and majestic destinations in Greece, where Saint John the Theologian wrote both his Gospel and the Apocalypse around 95AD.

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