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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…

Greece to vaccinate all citizens over 60 by May
Vaccination schedules now open for ages 55-59

The next phase of vaccinations against COVID-19 began on Wednesday, based on the prioritisation of the National Vaccination Committee, AMNA reported. The platform for COVID-19 vaccination appointments for the 55-59 age group…

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Dendias welcomes Slovakian counterpart to Athens

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias welcomed his Slovakian counterpart Ivan Korčok on his first visit to Athens. The Greek Foreign Ministry said that his visit highlights the excellent relations between Greece and…

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Russian Deputy FM meets with Greek Ambassador

The Russian Deputy Foreign Minister met with the Greek Ambassador to Moscow yesterday, the Russian Foreign Ministry announced. Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Viktorovich Grushko met with Greek Ambassador Ekaterini Nasika to continue…

Greece releases protocols for ferry travel
Greece releases protocols for ferry travel

“Τhe green digital certificate, the rapid tests and self tests will be used for voyages with ferries,” Greece’s Shipping and Island Policy minister Yiannis Plakiotakis announced on Tuesday. He said that ferries with…

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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.

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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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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.

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.

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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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